Nov 06, 2018
Apr 01, 2018 - Aug 01, 2018
The commissioner works to improve the state's agricultural industry and ensure the safety of all agricultural products sold within the state. Commissioners are elected to four-year terms, and are not restricted by term limits. The commissioner of agriculture is responsible for protecting the health of West Virginia's citizens, plants and animals. The office oversees a number of scientific, regulatory and consumer protection programs, with the aim of improving the state's agriculture industry and ensuring the safety of agricultural products sold in the state. The primary duties of the office include: prevent, control, and eradicate animal and poultry diseases; inspect commercial slaughterhouses; regulate pesticides; detect and control plant diseases; distribute agricultural information; enforce laws to protect the public food supply; support rural development initiatives. The salary for this office is $95,000/year.
Submit application to:
West Virginia Secretary of State, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. East, Charleston, WV, 25305, US