Friday , May 24 2024

Department of Agriculture Jobs – Safety Inspector

Website U.S. Department of Agriculture

Job Description:

This announcement will remain open until 07/30/2021. It will be used to collect applications and fill vacant positions as they become available in the Raleigh District. Cut-off dates for referral to hiring managers for selection consideration will be established as needed by the agency. When a request is received to fill a vacant CSI in a specific geographic location a list of the qualified applicants interested in that location will be sent to the hiring manager for further consideration.

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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.
    Conduct regulatory oversight activities inside plants in matters relating to other consumer protections (e.g., economic adulteration and misbranding).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Execute Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP) and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Plans effectively to prevent unsanitary conditions and adulteration of product.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Communicate and defend determinations on non-compliance issues and discuss plans for addressing non-compliance.

Job Requirements:

  • Skill in applying proper techniques for collecting samples and performing field tests and examinations,
  • Be able to stand and walk on slippery and uneven floors and catwalks, and climbing stairs and ladders.
  • Have manual dexterity of the upper body, including arms, hands, and fingers with a normal sense of touch in both hands.
  • Be physically and medically able to efficiently perform the essential job functions, without being a direct threat to themselves and others.
  • Skill in developing written reports and reporting findings or results orally,
  • Selectee may be subject to satisfactory completion of one year probationary or trial period.
  • Have full range of motion to perform rapid repetitive twisting and working with arms above shoulder level.
  • U.S. Citizenship required.

Job Details:

Company: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: New York, NY, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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