Small Farm Program Assistant (CES3), Santa Clara County, Job ID#17318

Website University of California Cooperative Extension Santa Clara County, Small Farm Program

The Small Farm Program Assistant CES 3 (Community Education Specialist 3) is a Spanish/English bi-lingual position, receiving general instruction from the Small Farms and Specialty Crops Advisor in Santa Clara, San Benito and Santa Cruz Counties.  This position will develop bi-lingual education outreach materials and presentations, delivering technical information on farming, food safety, and climate smart principles related to the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act and Climate Smart Agricultural programs. The CES 3 works collaboratively with Small Farms Advisor to develop educational training methods and techniques to assist Spanish speaking farmers with the skills needed to accurately complete grant applications, including loans and rebate opportunities, data collection, reporting requirements and project management for farmers receiving funding from the Climate Smart Agriculture incentive funding programs administered by the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Office of Environmental Farming and Innovation (OEFI).

This position will promote, in all ways consistent with the other responsibilities of the position, accomplishment of the Affirmative Action goals established by the Division.

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