Agriculture Sanitarian

Nebraska Department of AgricultureCompany:  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.

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 

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