Department of Administrative Services

Consumer Protection Inspector (Food) (2206AR)

$29.47-$37.21 Hourly / $2,357.48-$2,977.17 BiWeekly /
$61,530.23-$77,704.14 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Consumer Protection, this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in conducting inspections to assess compliance with relevant state and federal laws and regulations.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general supervision of a Consumer Protection Supervisor or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

May lead lower level employees as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Inspects premises, vehicles, equipment, products, processors and distributors of food and food products to ensure compliance with state and federal laws, regulations and standards to include Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HAACP) evaluations; inspects products for adulteration, correctness of weight and accurate, honest labeling and advertising; investigates complaints including those regarding fraud and misrepresentation in sale of foods purporting to be produced or sold under a recognized certifying organization such as but not limited to kosher, hallal or organic; secures samples for analysis and testing; testifies at hearings and in court; gathers information and writes reports; may inspect and test commercial scales; may assist in training of new inspectors; may speak before the public as assigned; may assist in performing inspections in other regulated areas in emergency situations; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of food processing, production, marketing and distribution; knowledge of food sanitation and bacteriology; knowledge of personal hygiene as related to food production; knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; knowledge of inspection and investigation methods and techniques; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to utilize computer software.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Five (5) years of experience in the inspection and enforcement of food laws and regulations OR production and distribution of food OR food bacteriology research OR quality control of food.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

  1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
  2. A Master's degree in a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
  2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Incumbents in this class may be required to lift heavy objects such as cases of food, bags of flour or cartons of manufactured goods, exposed to moderately disagreeable conditions and required to work in tiring positions.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(14)-Inspection-Investigation

BARGAINING UNIT

(16)-ADMIN & RESID (P-5)

EEO

(2)-Professional

SALARY INFORMATION

AR 21

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Consumer Protection Inspector (Food) in Salary Group AR 21 approved effective February 15, 2012. (Revised to modify content)

EFFECTIVE DATE

10/3/2014

CLASS: 2206AR; EST: 4/13/1962; REV: 10/3/2014;