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Jack in the Box, Inc.

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9330 Balboa Ave, Jack in the Box Corporate Office
San Diego, CA, 92123, US

Date posted:

March 9, 2015

End date:

March 10, 2017


Jack in the Box Innovation Center


Food Safety Specialist (Req #: 256132)

Minimum education:

Bachelor's Degree


Not disclosed



Job code:


EEO code:

2. Professionals

Job link:

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Full Time



Food Safety Specialist

Jack in the Box Inc., a company world renowned for our food safety programs, has a unique opportunity for a health / REHS/ food safety professional to join our team.


Incumbent works independently, reporting to the Director, Food Safety Systems based out of our San Diego, CA Headquarters.

·         Responsible for the epidemiological assessment of foodborne illness claims as they concern Jack in the Box and Qdoba restaurants.

·         Participate in foodborne illness investigations.

·         Consult with professional, governmental, and legal authorities as needed during the course of investigations/duties.

·         Review and recommend restaurant food handling and preparation procedures for food safety and guest protection.

·         Conduct advisory food safety visits/audits at Jack in the Box and Qdoba restaurants and restaurant problem solving.

·         Review food safety audit reports for accuracy and appropriate application of standards.

·         Provide guidance to restaurant food safety auditors. 

·         Evaluate new food equipment/chemicals for safety and cleaning requirements.

·         As required, provide guidance regarding restaurant pest control programs, water contamination issues, employee illness / injury reports, imminent hazard resolution.

·         Consult and work closely with Food Safety Department, Guest and Restaurant Hotlines, and Risk Management/ Asset Protection groups in order to protect the brand.


·         BS in Public Health, Epidemiology, Food Microbiology, Food Science, Biology or other similar field

·         Health Department experience preferred; Registered Environmental Health Specialist a plus

·         5 years’ experience in public health inspection/illness evaluations or restaurant food safety

·         Excellent English report writing skills

·         Excellent oral communication skills

Jack in the Box offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes health, vision, dental, flexible spending, 401K and a wellness program.  You can’t beat our onsite fitness center, free coffee, soda, and frozen yogurt.  Our culture is fun and innovative – ‘Work Happy’ with us!

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