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Position: Certification officer
Organization: Ecocert Canada
Location: Guelph, Ontario

Job Description

The certification officer reviews the client’s file and contacts the client to follow-up on their organic certification. The certification officer will have to work with all type of producers, from a small vegetable farm to a large dairy operation. The certification officer issues certification documents according to the Canadian organic regulations and review the inspection report. The certification officer has to have an educational background in agriculture/food processing. Computers skills are required.

Working conditions

Educational background: college degree

Ecocert Canada is looking for a dynamic and friendly individual interested in organic production, the environment and sustainable agriculture. We are searching for a candidate with an educational background in agriculture, a capacity for analysis and a good sense of observation. The certification officer also has to learn easily, be autonomous and be able to manage his/her time efficiently. A professional attitude and politeness are essential. Understanding french is an asset.


To apply, please e-mail your resume and a brief covering letter to:
subject: Certification officer

About Ecocert Organic Certification Canada

Ecocert Canada works in the field to guarantee compliance with specific production, processing and distribution standards for organic food. We are present in all Canadian provinces. The competence and thoroughness of inspections carried out by our organization are compliant with the ISO/IEC: 17065 Standard. Ecocert Canada is also accredited by the Comité d’accréditation en évaluation de la qualité (CAEQ) and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).

Ecocert Canada, as a certification body, is committed to:

  • Verifying that production standards are met through annual and surprise audits, and product analysis;
  • Delivering, following inspection, a certificate that confirms products that comply with the organic standard;
  • Offering a swift, high-quality service for access to different target markets.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Dec 20 2018    ID: 49823