Northern Cal District

PTAB has an immediate opening for a Senior Tomato Inspector

This position is primarily for the Dixon and Woodland areas.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:Under the supervision of the Assistant District Supervisor(s), the Senior Tomato Inspector must be capable of performing the essential functions of the tomato inspector job and the following:

         Efficiently operating an assigned inspection station.

         Training inspectors in PTAB policies, procedures and standards.

         Monitoring proper use, care and inventory of all equipment and supplies.

         Correcting, checking and completing inspection records.

         Coordinating work with inspectors and station personnel.

         Providing detailed explanations of inspection procedures and results to industry and supervisors.

         Obtaining and communicating necessary load information.

         Adhering to and enforcing the Boardís conduct code.

         Following and teaching safe work habits, recognizing and correcting unsafe practices, preparing initial injury and accident reports.

         Conducting safety meetings in accordance with district policy.

         Informing supervisors and co-supervisors of all relevant station events and changes.

         Assuming other duties as the need and as opportunities arise.

Minimum Qualifications:

         Education equivalent to High School education

         At least 80 straight time hours inspecting tomatoes for PTAB

         Valid driverís license and a current DMV print-out.

         A car in good repair and proof of valid insurance.

         Satisfactory job evaluations from their PTAB supervisors.

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

         Thorough knowledge of PTAB inspection procedures and safety policies.

         Concentrating on and conscientiously performing repetitious tasks.

         Ability to work harmoniously with others in a pressured work environment.

         Pleasant and efficient phone manners.

         Politeness and tact when handling complaints, answering questions and correcting errors.

         Willingness to work irregular hours, including nights, and weekends as needed and flexibility to work any station within the district.

         Know when to take initiative and when to consult or inform supervisors.

         Demonstrated trustworthiness to PTAB and the industry.

         Demonstrated punctuality and reliability.


Hourly Pay Rate:$16.34 to $17.69


To apply FAX (530-668-1971), email ( or hand-deliver a fully completed PTAB application to the Northern Cal district office by September 4, 2017.Interviews will be scheduled shortly thereafter. Contact the Northern Cal office with any questions.