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Agricultural Establishment Inspector-Grader

Inspect agricultural products according to marketing specifications.

What does an Agricultural Establishment Inspector-Grader do?

Inspects and grades agricultural products, such as carrots, rose bushes, strawberry plants, and tobacco, in field or shed, according to marketing specifications: Estimates weight of product visually and by feel. Verifies count. Looks at, feels, and smells product, as required by its nature, to determine grade and identify substandard products. Places rejected products and individual grades of products in designated piles, containers, or areas. May pay harvest hands. May oversee field hauling. May be designated according to kind of product as Carrot Grader-Inspector; Rose Grader; Tobacco Grader; Watermelon Inspector.