Agriculture Food Sanitarian

Nebraska Department of Agriculture logoCompany:  Nebraska Department of Agriculture 

Location: Southeast, NE

Date Posted: April 24, 2017

Application Deadline:  May 3, 2017

Employment Type: Full time

Salary:  $17.88 per hour 

Agriculture Food Sanitarian 

About the Position

This position is responsible for: a.) conducting inspections of food establishments (restaurants, bars, grocery stores, processors, warehouses, caterers, etc.) as well as temporary food concessions and mobile food units (special events, barbeques, festivals, etc.) for compliance with the Nebraska Pure Food Act; b.) Licensing establishments and collecting license fees according to the Nebraska Pure Food Act; c.) and taking appropriate action (re-inspection, hearings, notices, and closure) against establishments which are an eminent health threat to the public.

Lastly, this position is responsible for investigating consumer complaints; conducting plan reviews of new or remodeled food establishments and completing daily, weekly, and monthly inspection reports.



  • Bachelor's degree with 30 semester hours in natural sciences and/or biological science.
  • Must be able to sit for Registered Environmental Health Specialist Certification (REHS) within two years.


  • Experience in food service establishments, regulatory work or enforcing state statutes.
  • Knowledge of: Food sanitation standards, food preparation equipment, and food service.
  • Skill in: Communicating with a diverse group of individuals, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to: Manage and plan time effectively with limited supervision.

How to Apply

Apply online at the Nebraska State Job website link to the position:[0]=Department%20of%20Agriculture&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs