Supervisory Consumer Safety Inspector

Department Of Agriculture Stockton , CA 95202

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SPECIFIC INFORMATION-Stockton, CA

Supervisory CSI, GS-1862-10, SJ-552

Establishment: 548A, Yosemite Foods Inc. located in San Joaquin county.

Work Schedule:Mon-Fri 6:00 am to 2:30 pm.

Activity: Slaughter/Processing

Species: Multiple

Salary Range:

GS-10: $71,068 to $92,390

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Responsibilities

  • Serve as a subordinate supervisor to a Supervisory Veterinary Medical Officer (SVMO) in a large slaughter/combination plant.

  • 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.

  • Monitor line inspection activities, assure appropriate breaks are provided and that relief inspectors are utilizes as necessary.

  • Provide training to new inspectors and to all inspectors as needed on new inspection procedures and techniques.

  • GS-10 (552) Plans, directs, coordinates and supervises the day-to-day inspection activity on a particular shift in a large plant, assuring that Food Inspectors and Consumer Safety Inspectors follow the appropriate rules, regulations and procedures.

  • Independently performs Hazard Analysis Verification (HAV). HAV is an analytical review of establishments' production process in order to ensure regulatory obligations to conduct a food safety hazard analysis.

  • Review records, observe plant operations and conduct hands-on verification to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements. You will prepare detailed documentation (Non-Compliance Records) of noncompliance with regulatory requirements.

  • You will 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 plants' SSOP, HACCP plan and other food safety programs.

  • You will communicate on and defend determinations on noncompliance issues and discuss plans for addressing noncompliance.

  • Work with a variety of individuals to resolve problems, clarify differences of interpretation concerning HACCP and other food safety or consumer protection requirements and will advise other Agency personnel on inspection and enforcement matters.

  • You may 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.

  • You may perform direct, structured sampling involving Protein Fat Free (PFF), undeclared species, undeclared ingredients or suspected economic violations involving net weight or labeling.

  • You may be involved in performing health and safety verification sampling and tests for detection of specific microbes (e.g., salmonella, listeria, etc.), residues or contaminants.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

Yes

Promotion Potential

10

  • Job family (Series)

1862 Consumer Safety Inspection

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Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a current FSIS employee or USDA Career Transition and Assistance Eligible (CTAP)

  • Must meet Time-In Grade (TIG) by completing 52 weeks at next lower grade

  • Must submit a resume documenting 52 weeks of specialized experience

  • 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.

  • Selectee may be subject to satisfactory completion of one year supervisory probationary period.

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.

Qualifications

Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement, including time-in-grade restrictions, specialized experience and/or education, as defined below.

Time-In-Grade/Time-In-Band: Applicants must meet requirements for one year at the next lower grade to be considered for the next higher grade. (e.g. one year at the GS-09 grade level for consideration for the GS-10 grade level.)

Specialized experience:

(SCSI GS-10) Applicants must have one year of specialized experience (equivalent at least to the to the GS-09 level). There is no education substitution for this grade level.

Specialized experience includes: working with the Federal Meat, Poultry, and Egg Products Inspection Acts in order to inspect meat, poultry and egg products; working with basic SSOP and HACCP principles and practices in order to verify plant HACCP and SSOP responsibilities; performing basic mathematics and elementary statistical concepts and methods to perform testing and sampling procedures; and experience in reaching and interpreting conclusions. Past or present supervisory experience will enhance your qualifications for this position.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Please view OPM's Qualifications Standards, Consumer Safety Inspector Series, GS-1862.

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Supervisory Consumer Safety Inspector

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