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Position: Administrative agent in organic certification
Organization: Ecocert Canada
Location: Guelph, Ontario


Ecocert Canada is looking for an organic certification administrative agent at its Guelph office. The primary role will be to support the administrative, customer service and certification teams to ensure a high level of service to our expanding customer base. Ecocert Canada verifies compliance with specific standards for the production, preparation and distribution of fair trade and organic products.


We want a person who is resourceful, autonomous, meticulous and able to work in a team. Politeness and courtesy are essential qualities. The ability to follow tasks through to completion and find solutions from a variety of sources and team members is required.


  • Post secondary studies in office administration, in administration or any relevant field(s)
  • Mastery of the OfficeSuite
  • Customer service experience and training


  • Experience as an administrative agent: an asset
  • Experience with eCert and/or online database software: an asset
  • French language proficiency : an asset
  • Knowledge of the agricultural and food industries: an asset


  • Ensure the follow up of customers files (sending emails, preparing documents, etc.)
  • Verify completeness of customer files
  • Entering data
  • Accurately and efficiently updating databases
  • Support office upkeep
  • Promote services to potential customers
  • Other related tasks

Working conditions

  • 35 hours per week
  • Annual bonus
  • Flexible schedule
  • Group insurance
  • Voluntary Retirement Savings Plan (VRSP)
  • Salary according to experience and in respect of the salary scale


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


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: Feb 5 2019    ID: 51044