Iowa Dept of Ag & Land Stewardship – Entomologist

Posted on Sep 20, 2017 in Job Postings

Position: Entomologist

Location: Wallace Building, DSM

Job Description: This position conducts inspections of plants and plant products to ensure compliance with export regulations from or through Iowa.

IDALS is offering a unique career opportunity for an experienced applicant. Duties include export program (phytosanitary certificate issuance) support work, Seed Control Official tasks, Weed Commissioner leadership, Novel Crop coordination/regulatory implementation if it is approved by the legislature (industrial hemp, for example) and provide inspections support to the Iowa nursery stock grower and dealer inspection program as time permits. A background in entomology, horticulture, plant pathology, biology, biotechnology, botany, forestry or agronomy is preferred.

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