Top Agriculture Inspector Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Agriculture Inspector. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Agriculture Inspector resumes they appeared on. For example, 20.6% of Agriculture Inspector resumes contained Ensure Compliance as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Agriculture Inspector actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Agriculture Inspector resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Ensure Compliance

high Demand
Here's how Ensure Compliance is used in Agriculture Inspector jobs:
  • Conduct preliminary environmental field inspections of industrial and commercial enterprises to ensure compliance with the Environmental Control Ordinance of Cook County.
  • Conducted inspections of residential and commercial areas to ensure compliance with county codes and ordinances and investigated reports of illegal activities.
  • Maintained a facility of 150 storage units by conducting daily inspections to ensure compliance with company security and sanitation standards.
  • Formulate, and recommend necessary implementing instruction and performs inspections to ensure compliance or uniform application of security programs.
  • Provide inspection specific reports for each individual mortgage company to ensure compliance with the mandated government mortgage guidelines.
  • Perform weekly inspections in Commercial and Residential construction settings to ensure compliance with environmental ordinances plans and specifications.

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2. Food Safety

high Demand
Here's how Food Safety is used in Agriculture Inspector jobs:
  • Increased public awareness of food safety issues through regular demonstrations.

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3. Insect

high Demand
Here's how Insect is used in Agriculture Inspector jobs:
  • Manage Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter Trapping Program which includes nine Insect Detection Specialists.
  • Conducted pollination study for the State of Nevada that was used to determine the life cycle and migration of native insects.
  • Inspect incoming/outgoing flights at San Diego International Airport for signs of exotic insect infestations.
  • Inspect cantaloupe for insect surface injury, mold, decay, and sponginess.
  • Place and service insect detection traps for exotic insects like European Grape Moth.
  • Conducted daily inspections of cotton crops to discern symptoms of insect infestation.
  • Inspect commodities for pest insects, diseases, weeds, and nematodes.
  • Traveled to target areas and educated residents about the specific insect.
  • Inspect nursery plants, trees and shrubs for disease and insects.
  • Identify and collect various types of exotic insect species for preservation.
  • Checked for exotic and dangerous insects daily and door-to-door.
  • Inspected and trapped exotic and pessimistic insects.
  • Planned and deployed Insect Traps.
  • Performed a variety of complex agricultural and horticulturalinspections, screened samples collected, and determined and recognizedharmful insects and plant diseases.
  • set traps throughout Placer County for invasive insects thoroughly documented trap placements informed community of invasive insects

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4. Nursery Stock

high Demand
Here's how Nursery Stock is used in Agriculture Inspector jobs:
  • Conduct inspections, issue Certificates of Quality Compliance and monitor pesticide treatments of nursery stock from infested nurseries to non-infested counties.
  • Inspect nursery stock for Glassy-Winged Sharp Shooters to prevent the spread to non-infested counties.

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5. Usda

high Demand
Here's how Usda is used in Agriculture Inspector jobs:
  • Represented the USDA and State of Michigan performing food quality inspections at various northern Michigan food processing plants.
  • Follow systems and relate information to USDA office and plant management.
  • Report results on established USDA forms and score sheets.
  • Enforced the AA Shield of Quality Requirements for the USDA
  • Inspected fruits and vegetables to meet USDA standards.
  • Earned USDA Commodity Inspector license.

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6. Inspection Reports

high Demand
Here's how Inspection Reports is used in Agriculture Inspector jobs:
  • Enhanced quality control/assurance by analyzing inspection reports and evaluations, application of codes, and standards and specification.
  • Generate detailed inspection reports to client regarding findings and recommendations for repair of fixed equipment.
  • Gather contractor and sub-contractor information to compile into written inspection reports and performs related duties.
  • Organized estimate records and filed inspection reports to help with maintaining accountability of audits.
  • Meet customer requirements by performing quality manufacturing specifications* Maintain inspection reports for availability and review
  • Compile inspection reports and documentation related to the control of fabrication control.

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7. Food Preparation

high Demand
Here's how Food Preparation is used in Agriculture Inspector jobs:
  • Accounted for and secured all equipment and food supplies; prepared and kept records and reports on work and food preparation activities
  • Experienced cook with food preparation, menu planning, cost control, inventory, and food storage knowledge.
  • Exercise headship over 40 personnel in the food preparation, compliance assurances, and safe food handling practices.
  • Presented educational classes in nutrition, proper food preparation, storage and disposal, and sanitation techniques.
  • Performed unscheduled inspections of Army dining facilities; food preparation, storage and personnel.
  • Assisted cooks with food preparation during high peak periods.

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8. Agricultural Products

average Demand
Here's how Agricultural Products is used in Agriculture Inspector jobs:
  • Inspected agricultural products on shipping point and Market.
  • Perform inspections of agricultural products in accordance with U.S. Grade Standards and Marketing Order Regulations.

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9. Mormon

average Demand
Here's how Mormon is used in Agriculture Inspector jobs:
  • Handled and distributed bait used to eliminate Mormon Crickets, ensuring public safety and agricultural health.
  • Performed bi-weekly inspections of Mormon cricket infestation and recommended eradication procedures.
  • Studied population fluctuation and migratory habits of Mormon Crickets and recorded data to be used in study and control.
  • Locate and treat Mormon crickets and other agricultural pests and introduced species using state and federal ATVs and trucks and tractors.

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10. Data Entry

average Demand
Here's how Data Entry is used in Agriculture Inspector jobs:
  • Inspected/Sterilized various ocular lenses Data Entry Shipping & Receiving Maintained a safe and cleanly work environment
  • Performed supply tracking through daily data entry to increase company organization.
  • Utilized computer PC terminal for data entry of updated licensee information.
  • Code inspections, Data entry/collection, Application filing/processing, Secretarial assistant
  • Conducted data entry of all summons into a computer database system
  • Maintained data entry/record keeping electronically & by documents.

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11. FDA

average Demand
Here's how FDA is used in Agriculture Inspector jobs:
  • Maintained feed and BSE inspections to FDA standards for two manufacturers and multiple feedlots.
  • Inspected food designed for human consumption in accordance with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Food Code.
  • Water was observed in the staging area, on Federally Inspected products, and FDA products.
  • Conduct follow-up visits on behalf of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
  • Understand USDA and FDA food guidelines for production, storage and cooking of food.
  • Standardized as FDA Food Inspector.

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12. EPA

average Demand
Here's how EPA is used in Agriculture Inspector jobs:
  • Participated in assessment of commercial vehicle documentation and directed customers to proper department to obtain permits in accordance with state regulations.
  • Provided reports to senior management and coordinated across departments to ensure success.
  • Prepare reports for material/contraband rejections and warning holds for quarantined material.
  • Participated effectively in other departmental project and assignments.
  • Enforce Arizona Revised Statutes, Arizona Administrative Code, federal laws and regulations and department policies and procedures.
  • Supervised daily activities of Department field personnel in Mesa, Chandler, and Scottsdale, Arizona.
  • Prepare documentation, narratives, arrange photos, draw maps, use aerial maps.
  • Prepare Export Certificates, take samples of product and test for specifications of order.
  • Complete various weekly & end-of-month reports & prepare a variety of required correspondence.
  • Received a Letter of Commendation from the EPA for work excellence in 2005.
  • Prepare documentation and logs necessary for quality levels and sale of product.
  • Enforced laws and regulations as a US Department of Agriculture approved inspector.
  • Collect and prepare root and soil samples for nematode detection.
  • Prepared the document using Microsoft Word and adobe photo editor.
  • Prepared specific and detailed notes to all requireddocumentation.
  • Prepared Government Shipping forms, maintained inspection records, traveled through out CA performing inspections as assigned.
  • Approved and certifiedhealthy crops-for compliance with state regulations-as part of theDepartment of Agriculture inspection program.

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13. Beetle

average Demand
Here's how Beetle is used in Agriculture Inspector jobs:
  • Collected samples of beetles and suspected Emerald Ash beetles and routed them to laboratory to be identified.
  • Conduct surveys for the Japanese Beetle, Gypsy Moth, Imported Fire Ant.

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14. Grocery Store

average Demand
Here's how Grocery Store is used in Agriculture Inspector jobs:
  • Inspect eggs, and other fresh food in grocery stores in compliance with state and federal regulations.

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15. Processing Procedures

low Demand
Here's how Processing Procedures is used in Agriculture Inspector jobs:
  • Inspect food products and processing procedures to determine whether products are safe to eat.
  • Instructed employees on proper sanitation and processing procedures.
  • Inspect food products and processing procedures to determine whether products are safe to eat.

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16. Customer Service

low Demand
Here's how Customer Service is used in Agriculture Inspector jobs:
  • Certified Emissions Inspector/Customer Service Representative - Responsible for testing vehicles for emission related problems while following EPA rules and regulations.
  • Provided excellent customer service and education for customers which also included actively listening to any concerns and providing positive feedback.
  • Forged strong relationships with clients through expertise in identifying specific needs and delivering exceptional customer service.
  • Provide excellent customer service in completing transactions efficiently and in a friendly and professional manner.
  • Identified multiple areas of improvement that have translated into greater customer service and increased revenue.
  • Inspect for evidence of termite infestation and present homeowner or business with exceptional customer service.

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17. Cdfa

low Demand
Here's how Cdfa is used in Agriculture Inspector jobs:
  • Submit suspect pest species to the CDFA Plant Pest Diagnostics lab for identification.

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18. PDA

low Demand
Here's how PDA is used in Agriculture Inspector jobs:
  • Conducted entomological surveys for various species across Nevada utilizing various technologies including GPS and PDA data gathering techniques.

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19. AG

low Demand
Here's how AG is used in Agriculture Inspector jobs:
  • Monitored irrigation and other agriculture related activities
  • Self-managed the daily requirements and assignments with responsibility for timely execution, customer engagement and attention to detail.
  • Employed as Fruit Fly Trapper Responsibilities: Inspect citrus for invasive/noxious agricultural pests in residential and nursery settings
  • Interpret and enforce government acts and regulations and explain required standards to agricultural workers.
  • Maintain cordial demeanor with personnel while working within strict agricultural protocol for vehicle inspection.
  • Collaborated with pest control agents to determine the severity of infestation and determine needs
  • Communicated effectively in writing and verbally with regulated community and program managers.
  • Conducted miscellaneous Investigations involving Agriculture and the Public.
  • Maintain professional communications with agricultural Industry.
  • Inspected produce per agriculture guidelines.
  • Inspect agricultural commodities or related operations, for compliance with laws and regulations governing health, quality, and safety.
  • Worked in compliance with clients representative, US Customs, and other government agencies to insure accurate results are achieved.
  • Encouraged and informed farm owners to utilize services regarding compliance, regulations and laws, offering assistance in comprehension.
  • Intercept and inspect packages suspected of containing plant material at Fed Ex and Orange County airport air cargo terminals.
  • Conducted business and residential audits to ensure the absence of evasive species that are detrimental to California's agriculture.
  • Obtain samples of agricultural and vegetable seeds and enforce seed laws and regulations as a USDA approved inspector.
  • Observed the raw product material to establish the suitability for processing and advises plant management of the results.
  • Work as outgoing inspector for agricultural inspection station inspect for cleanliness in around and under vehicle.
  • Worked at the USDA Plant Inspection Station inspecting commercial shipments of agricultural items of various kinds
  • Interacted with public as a representative of the state there to help with agricultural issues.

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20. Processing Plant

low Demand
Here's how Processing Plant is used in Agriculture Inspector jobs:
  • Performed inspections and certifications at farms, nurseries, processing plants and retail locations.
  • Inspected food- and meat-processing plants to ensure that the facilities meet quality standards.
  • Work in numerous processing plants, effectively communicating information to all pertinent personnel, while instructing inspectors on daily job functions.
  • Inspected poultry and equipment at poultry processing plants to ensure that consumers received a safe, wholesome and unadulterated product.
  • Well versed in the use of HACCP principles and SSOP practices in order to verify slaughtering/processing plant adherence.
  • Inspect the slaughter and processing of food animals in privately owned meat or poultry slaughter and processing plants.

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21. County Policies

low Demand
Here's how County Policies is used in Agriculture Inspector jobs:
  • Enforced California state policies and county policies, procedures, and laws governing agriculture.

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22. Inspectors

low Demand
Here's how Inspectors is used in Agriculture Inspector jobs:
  • Provided training to new hires and ongoing supervision to inspectors and ensured compliance with state and federal guidelines.
  • Designed the format and inspection platform now being utilized by all inspectors in multiple states.

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23. Quality Standards

low Demand
Here's how Quality Standards is used in Agriculture Inspector jobs:
  • Conduct comprehensive visual inspections of welded components to identify surface flaws while strictly complying with exacting, government-mandated quality standards.
  • Maintained quality standards by approving incoming materials, in-process production, and finished products as appropriate and recorded quality results.
  • Performed visual inspections, mechanical and functional verification of parts to ensure compliance to set specification and quality standards.
  • Perform various electrical and mechanical tests to ensure proper operation of completed units and compliance with quality standards.
  • Maintained high quality standards inspecting product for customer satisfaction using preset criteria and data entry system.
  • Demonstrated experience inspecting to quality standards.filling Hopper.filling in for others while on break.

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24. Aphis

low Demand
Here's how Aphis is used in Agriculture Inspector jobs:
  • Work closely with USDA APHIS as a cooperator.
  • Enter data and GIS into PDA's and spreadsheets in the field for later submission to APHIS and ISIS.

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20 Most Common Skill for an Agriculture Inspector

Ensure Compliance21.7%
Food Safety16.2%
Insect15.3%
Nursery Stock8.1%
Usda6.8%
Inspection Reports3.4%
Food Preparation3%
Agricultural Products3%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Agriculture Inspector

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Ensure Compliance
Ensure Compliance
20.6%
20.6%
2
2
Food Safety
Food Safety
15.4%
15.4%
3
3
Insect
Insect
14.6%
14.6%
4
4
Nursery Stock
Nursery Stock
7.7%
7.7%
5
5
Usda
Usda
6.5%
6.5%
6
6
Inspection Reports
Inspection Reports
3.2%
3.2%
7
7
Food Preparation
Food Preparation
2.8%
2.8%
8
8
Agricultural Products
Agricultural Products
2.8%
2.8%
9
9
Mormon
Mormon
2.4%
2.4%
10
10
Data Entry
Data Entry
2.4%
2.4%
11
11
FDA
FDA
2%
2%
12
12
EPA
EPA
2%
2%
13
13
Beetle
Beetle
2%
2%
14
14
Grocery Store
Grocery Store
2%
2%
15
15
Processing Procedures
Processing Procedures
2%
2%
16
16
Customer Service
Customer Service
1.6%
1.6%
17
17
Cdfa
Cdfa
1.2%
1.2%
18
18
PDA
PDA
1.2%
1.2%
19
19
AG
AG
1.2%
1.2%
20
20
Processing Plant
Processing Plant
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
County Policies
County Policies
1.2%
1.2%
22
22
Inspectors
Inspectors
1.2%
1.2%
23
23
Quality Standards
Quality Standards
1.2%
1.2%
24
24
Aphis
Aphis
1.2%
1.2%

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