Job Class: Agricultural Specialist - Food
Working Title: Retail Food Inspector
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 06/21/2018
Closing Date: 07/05/2018
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Division/Unit: Food and Feed Safety Division / Retail Food Program
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
Days of Work: Monday - Friday
Travel Required: Yes
Salary Range: Agricultural Specialist = $20.83 - $30.25 / hourly; $43,493 - $63,162 / annually
Job Class Option: Food
Classified Status: Classified
Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes
*This announcement will be used to fill up to two (2) vacancies. One position will cover a territory located in the Northeast Metro Area and one will cover a territory located in the Southeast Metro Area. Each position will be based out of the inspector's home office.
These positions are responsible for implementation and enforcement of State statutes, rules and policies for the Retail Food Program, Food and Feed Safety Division, to insure a safe and wholesome food supply and to protect against fraudulent practices and misbranding of food products.
Agricultural Specialists conduct investigations and inspections in the field to ensure compliance with state and federal laws and rules. The work requires the ability to:
Why Work For Us
This professionally challenging position is key to ensuring the integrity of our food supply. It offers professional development within a lead organization, positive and efficient systems that support home-office-based work, networking opportunities with other agencies and the industry.
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
How to Apply
Click “Apply” at the bottom of this page. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.
For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.
If you have questions about the position, contact Jeff Luedeman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 651.331.9151.
If you are Connect 700 applicant, please email your certificate to Jennifer Romero at email@example.com by the close date.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate what assistance you need.
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