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Agricultural Specialist - Minnesota Department of Agriculture

Career Posting: Agricultural Specialist - Manufactured Food Inspection

Minnesota Department of Agriculture - Food & Feed Safety Division is seeking qualified candidates. To fill the position of Agricultural Specialist - Manufactured Food Inspection

Position Description: 

This position is responsible for the implementation and enforcement of state statutes, rules and policies for the Manufactured Food Program to ensure a safe and wholesome food supply and to protect against fraudulent practices and misbranding of food products.

* This position is based out of the inspector's home office and will cover a territory in the Duluth and Hibbing areas.

Position Requirements: 

A Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Nutrition, Public Health, Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Epidemiology or related degree.

Must currently possess and maintain an active/valid driver's license with an acceptable motor vehicle record subject to review.

Knowledge of microbiology and chemistry principles; sanitation requirements for food processing operation; sanitation and good manufacturing practices to sufficiently evaluate establishments systems.

Where to apply: http://www.mn.gov/careers

Additional Information: http://www.mn.gov/careers