Company: Nebraska Department of Agriculture
Location: Southwest Nebraska and Northwest Nebraska
Date Posted: July 27, 2017
Application Deadline: August 10, 2017
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: $18.059 per hour
Agriculture Sanitarian (Two Positions Available)
About the Position
As an Agriculture Food Sanitarian you will be responsible for sanitation inspections of food establishments and food processing centers in West Central Nebraska. Individual will operate out of their home and report to a field supervisor as well as the Lincoln Office. Will perform inspections, and must live in, one of the following West Central Nebraska counties: Sheridan, Cherry, Garden, Grant, Hooker, Thomas, Arthur, McPherson, Logan, Kimball, Cheyenne, Deuel, Keith and Perkins. Occasional overnight travel required. Conducts 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. ***This position will be understaffed at a level I with the expectation of becoming a level II***
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. PREFERRED: Experience in food service establishments, regulatory work or enforcing state statutes.
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: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/nebraska/jobs/1803494/agriculture-food-sanitarian-ii?department=Department%20of%20Agriculture&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
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