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Full/Part Time Full-Time
Serves as the Food Safety Officer for all meat and poultry products inspected by the State program. Conducts the department's food safety system program, ensuring inspection personnel are effectively implementing regulatory requirements. Ensures plants are producing safe, wholesome, properly packaged and accurately labeled meat and poultry products. Performs other duties as assigned.
50% - Essential - Reporting:
Uses Enforcement, Investigation and Analysis Officer (EIAO) methodology to assess the establishment's food safety system and prepares a written report. Documents compliance or noncompliance with State and Federal laws, regulations and directives. Determines if plant's Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP) and Sanitation Performance Standards address requirements. Evaluates plant's Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) Systems to ensure the product flow chart, hazard analysis, scientific documentation, critical control point monitoring, verification and pre-shipment review are being conducted and documented.
20% - Essential - Labeling:
Evaluates and approves or disapproves all product label applications submitted by official establishments. Ensures that labels contain all legally required information and features that accurately describe the product being offered for sale. Ensures all potential allergens are identified in clear terms understood by consumers.
10% - Essential - Collaboration:
Serves as the Department's Federal and State regulatory coordinator. Coordinates problem areas with USDA FSIS district office and Front Line Supervisors. Coordinates and resolves issues with other State regulatory agencies.
10% - Essential - Processing Support:
Communicates with current and potential meat and poultry processors. Resolves issues and answers questions related to regulatory requirements.
10% - Essential - Development:
Reviews and interprets Federal regulations, directives and notices. Develops and conducts technical training programs for departmental personnel on new or revised food safety regulatory requirements. Monitors and certifies the introductory training program for newly hired inspectors.
A bachelor's degree and experience in agricultural or inspection programs.
Comprehensive Job Knowledge - Comprehensive knowledge of theories and practices and ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations
No Supervisory Duties - Not responsible for supervising employees.
No Budget Responsibilities - No fiscal responsibility for the department's budget.
Stand for prolonged period
Sit (stationary position) for prolonged period
Walk or move about
Use hands or feet to operate or handle machinery, equipment, etc
Ascend or descend (i.e. stairs, ladder)
Position self to accomplish task (i.e. stoop, kneel, crawl)
Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself
Recognize or inspect visually
Move, transport, raise or lower
Extends hands or arms in any direction
Use taste or smell to detect or determine particular flavors or odors
Perceive, observe, clarity of vision
Exposure to heat or cold
Exposure to dust/fumes
Wet or humid
Radiant energy hazards
Exposure to bio-hazards (i.e. blood, bodily fluids)
Valid driver's license with acceptable driving record.
Standard Hrs: 37.5; Band: 05 ($ 32,838.00 - $37,398.00)
March 27, 2017
Livestock Poultry Health, Columbia, SC
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