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Consumer Safety Inspector

Company: Food Safety and Inspection Service
Location: Gentry
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Summary

VACANCY INFORMATION: DEXTER, MO; NOEL, MO; & GENTRY, AR
CSI, GS-1862-05/07, SJ-618
Establishment:
Dexter, MO: M7089-Tyson Foods Inc., located in Stoddard County
Noel, MO: P1362-Tyson Foods, Inc., located in McDonald County
Gentry, AR: P1949-Simmons Prepared Foods, Inc., located in Benton County

FOR ALL LOCATIONS
Work Schedule: Shift days and hours will vary based on staffing needs
Activity: Slaughter/Processing
Species: Multiple

Salary Range
GS-5: $35,265 - $45,847
GS-7: $43,683 - $56,790
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Overview

  • Accepting applications
    • Open & closing dates

      11/02/2021 to 11/08/2021
    • Salary

      $35,265 - $56,790 per year
      GS-5: $35,265 - $45,847; GS-7: $43,683 - $56,790
    • Pay scale & grade

      GS 5 - 7
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      Locations

      7 vacancies in the following locations:
      • Gentry, AR 2 vacancies
      • Dexter, MO 3 vacancies
      • Noel, MO 2 vacancies
      • Telework eligible

        No
      • Travel Required

        50% or less - You may be expected to travel for these positions.
      • Relocation expenses reimbursed

        No
      • Appointment type

        Permanent
      • Work schedule

        Full-time
      • Service

        Competitive
      • Promotion potential

        9
      • Job family (Series)

        1862 Consumer Safety Inspection
      • Supervisory status

        No
      • Security clearance

        Other
      • Drug test

        No
      • Position sensitivity and risk

        Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk
      • Trust determination process

        Suitability/Fitness
      • Announcement number

        FSIS-22-MCE--KHB
      • Control number

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        This job is open to
        • Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

          Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.
        • The public

          U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S. Help
          Duties
          • YOU WILL/MAY:
          • Ensure that regulated establishments produce a safe product by executing appropriate inspection methods, determining noncompliance with regulatory requirements, documenting noncompliance and initiating enforcement action, where warranted.
          • Verify that meat and poultry slaughter and/or processing establishment's Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP) and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Plans meet regulatory requirements.
          • Execute Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP) and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Plans effectively to prevent unsanitary conditions and adulteration of product.
          • Review records, observe plant operations and conduct hands-on verification to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and prepare detailed documentation (Non-Compliance Records) of non-compliance with regulatory requirements.
          • Determine when regulatory control action is necessary. You will assess whether the plant's corrective or preventative actions are acceptable and effective, if there are trends in noncompliance, or if enforcement action is warranted.
          • Conduct regulatory oversight activities inside plants in matters relating to other consumer protections (e.g., economic adulteration and misbranding).
          • Have contact with plant managers, owners and others to explain legal and regulatory requirements, discuss operation of the plant's SSOP, HACCP plan and other food safety programs.
          • Communicate and defend determinations on non-compliance issues and discuss plans for addressing non-compliance.
          • Work with a variety of individuals to resolve problems, clarify differences of interpretation concerning HACCP and other food safety or consumer protection requirements.
          • Advise other Agency inspectors, supervisors and officers on inspection and enforcement matters for which you are involved.
          • Conduct various samplings, surveys and tests to obtain pertinent data on potential problem areas, industry trends, or other issues of current interest to the Agency.
          • Be involved in performing health and safety verification sampling and tests for detection of specific microbes (e.g., salmonella, listeria, etc.), residues or contaminants.
          • Assure that products approved for import are in full compliance with all applicable Federal regulations governing the importation of meat and poultry products.
          • Authorize entry of all meat or poultry products considered to comply with Federal regulations or refuse entry of any products which violate any of the requirements for admission into this country.
          • Coordinate with other Federal agencies (e.g., the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on such matters as animal health restrictions and refused entry lots. Help
            Requirements

            Conditions of Employment
            • Must submit a resume documenting 52 weeks of specialized experience.
            • Training as a condition of employment (TCOE) is required. You must begin the training within 90 days of the effective date of your selection, and you must successfully complete it within 12 months of the effective date of your selection.
            • Selectee must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust security clearance. If selected you may be subject to a National Agency Check and Inquiry (NACI).
            • Selectee may be subject to satisfactory completion of one year probationary or trial period.
            • U.S. Citizenship required.
            • Passing a pre-employment medical examination is required.
            • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
            • As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement, subject to such exceptions as required by law.
            • Selectee will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination within 60 days of your start date.
            • Selectee will be required to follow FSIS safety protocols for not fully vaccinated individuals until you are fully vaccinated and have submitted the required documentation.
            • The agency will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of the agency a legally required exception from this requirement. Qualifications

              You must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the experience that would have been gained if working in this position or a similar, closely related position at the next lower level by the closing date of this announcement or the appropriate education substitution. See specialized experience definitions below.

              Specialized experience:

              For all grade levels:
              This experience should encompass at least two of the following areas:
              • Skill in applying proper techniques for collecting samples and performing field tests and examinations,
              • Skill in developing written reports and reporting findings or results orally,
              • Skill in maintaining effective personal contacts with a variety of individuals. For the GS-05 Level: At least 52 weeks of qualifying experience gained under close supervision that provided you with knowledge of the properties and characteristics of regulated food commodities and substances; such as: meat, poultry, fish, eggs, or other food for human consumption, and other ingestible substances, such as pharmaceuticals. This experience should include several or all of the following: Skill in applying proper techniques for collecting samples and performing field tests and examinations, skill in developing written reports and reporting findings or results orally, and skill in maintaining effective personal contacts with a variety of individuals. Such experience may have been acquired in work such as consumer safety inspector or inspection aid, food inspector, public health inspector, quality inspection specialist, or similar position with responsibility for sampling, quality control and sanitation in a food manufacturing or production environment, or similar environment for other ingestible items.

                For the GS-07 Level: In addition to the qualifications above, incumbents are expected to perform standard and recurrent duties on an independent basis. Your resume should demonstrate at least 52 weeks of experience in independently carrying out routine, standard assignments on a regular and recurring basis that provided you with knowledge of the properties and characteristics of regulated food commodities and substances; such as: meat, poultry, fish, eggs, or other food for human consumption, and other ingestible substances, such as pharmaceuticals.

                Such experience may have been acquired in work such as consumer safety inspector or inspection aide, food inspector, public health inspector, quality inspection specialist, or similar position with responsibility for sampling, quality control and sanitation in a food manufacturing or production environment, or similar environment for other ingestible items.

                Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps..... click apply for full job details

Keywords: Food Safety and Inspection Service, Springdale , Consumer Safety Inspector, Other , Gentry, Arkansas

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