Retail Food Specialist / Advisor - Agricultural Specialist / Advisor (REHS/RS) - 6 vacancies

Company: Minnesota Department of Agriculture

Location: Various throughout MN

Date Posted: September 19, 2022

Application Deadline: October 3, 2022

Employment Type: Full Time

Salary: Agricultural Specailst: $22.94 - $33.30/hourly, $47,899 - $69,530/annually - Agricultural Advisor: $25.25 - $37.02/hourly; $52,722 - $77,297/annually


Retail Food Specialist / Advisor - Agricultural Specialist / Advisor (REHS/RS) - 6 vacancies

About the Position

The positions

  1. Performs inspections, investigations, compliance, and enforcement activities in food establishments, for assurance and general enforcement of State food safety laws and regulations
  2. Provides information and technical assistance for clientele with respect to retail food safety issues or compliance with State retail food safety laws and regulations
  3. At the Agricultural Advisor level provides inspection training and evaluation for State and local retail food regulatory staff.

Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree in biological or physical science, food science, nutrition, environmental health, or closely related field that includes 30 semester or 45 quarter credits in science courses.

Must be educationally qualified to obtain certification as a Registered Sanitarian/Registered Environmental Health Specialist (RS/REHS) with the State of Minnesota and/or the National Environmental Health Association.

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

This position requires the ability to celebrate diversity and a strong commitment to a respectful and inclusive work environment.

***The Advisor positions require the applicant to currently possess and maintain certification as a Registered Sanitarian/Registered Environmental Health Specialist (RS/REHS) with the State of Minnesota and/or the National Environmental Health Association.

How to Apply

Apply online, Search for Job ID 58614, 59172, 59175, 59176, 59178, or 59180