Wednesday , April 17 2024

Department of Agriculture Jobs – Consumer Safety Inspector

Website U.S Department of Agriculture

Job Description:

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is the agency in the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) responsible for protecting the public’s health by ensuring the safety of the Nation’s commercial supply of meat, poultry, and processed egg products. USDA is a great place to start or continue your career.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Execute Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP) and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Plans effectively to prevent unsanitary conditions and adulteration of product.
  • Verify that meat and poultry slaughter and/or processing establishment’s Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP) and Hazard
  • Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Plans meet regulatory requirements.
  • Review records, observe plant operations and conduct hands-on verification to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and prepare detailed documentation (Non-Compliance Records) of non-compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Have contact with plant managers, owners and others to explain legal and regulatory requirements, discuss operation of the plant’s SSOP, HACCP plan and other food safety programs.
  • Ensure that regulated establishments produce a safe product by executing appropriate inspection methods, determining noncompliance with regulatory requirements, documenting noncompliance and initiating enforcement action, where warranted.
  • Conduct regulatory oversight activities inside plants in matters relating to other consumer protections (e.g., economic adulteration and misbranding).
  • Determine when regulatory control action is necessary. You will assess whether the plant’s corrective or preventative actions are acceptable and effective, if there are trends in noncompliance, or if enforcement action is warranted.

Job Requirements:

  • Passing a pre-employment medical examination is required.
  • Training as a condition of employment (TCOE) is required. You must begin the training within 90 days of the effective date of your selection, and you must successfully complete it within 12 months of the effective date of your selection.
  • Selectee must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust security clearance. If selected you may be subject to a Moderate Risk Background Investigation.
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • U.S. Citizenship required.
  • Selectee may be subject to satisfactory completion of one year probationary or trial period.

Qualification & Experience:

  • One full year of directly related graduate education is qualifying for GS-7.

Job Details:

Company: U.S Department of Agriculture

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: St. Louis, MO, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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