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Food Safety and Brand Standard Specialist - San Francisco, CA


Field Support

San Francisco, CA •  06/01/2016 •  Regular •  61920BR



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About the Opportunity:


Join Ecolab’s EcoSure division, an industry leader in food safety and brand protection, as a Field Service Specialist and join the ranks of our valued front line food safety experts, trusted by foodservice and hospitality customers in North America. We are seeking a food safety professional to provide customized, comprehensive onsite food safety and brand standard evaluations and training to help restaurant, hospitality and health care customers maintain the highest standards of facility cleanliness, safety, guest experience and brand protection. These programs help our chain customers meet their specific quality standards through on-site evaluations and custom-designed training programs. We proudly run the industry’s only continual, active monitoring of health department inspections for foodservice operators; enabling operators to access key information in a broader and more accurate manner than ever before.


Use your food safety skills to teach and coach in the exciting realm of the restaurant and food service arena, and take satisfaction as you deliver on Ecolab’s promise to make customer facilities cleaner, safer, and healthier for their guests. Be proud to offer operators access to key food safety practices and health information in a broader and more accurate manner than ever before. You will have a company car and a tablet and you will be backed by industry leading, customized programs for food safety, brand protection, and business enhancements that offer the quality data used for comprehensive customized corporate evaluation. You’ll appreciate five weeks of training, which will help you convert your food safety skills to the expertise needed to succeed. Expect to gain recognition as a top performer who completes their budgeted number of audits each and every week, with a high level of quality, and in a safe manner (zero accidents and injuries).


Main Responsibilities

•Conduct food safety, brand standards and other on-site evaluations at customer locations, to assess workplace health and safety

•Consult, educate and train customers on latest food safety, health, and sanitation practices

•Partner with EcoSure’s Account Management team to solve customers’ issues and assist in program rollouts

•Assist and support field service team members as needed to cover large assignments or vacant territories

•Perform activities that create a high level of customer satisfaction including the provision of accurate reports and effective customer communication and relationships

•Become a NEHA Certified Professional in Food Safety (CP-FS)

•Maintain professional credentials and remain knowledgeable on current state and federal industry regulations.

•Overtime will be required based on customer and business needs

•Nights and weekends will be required based on customer requirements. The specifics of the schedule will be discussed during the interview process

•This position requires completion of customer playground evaluations. EcoSure employees must be willing and able to complete hands-on inspection of playgrounds mimicking child’s play in the play structure (climbing, crawling in tight areas, going down tube slides, etc.)

•This position requires climbing steep indoor and outdoor one-story roof access ladders to complete roof inspections. EcoSure employees must be willing and able to climb steep indoor and outdoor one-story roof access ladders to complete roof inspections to confirm safety measures related to roof openings, electrical cords, and electrical outlets. Field Specialists are required to walk along the roof to ensure openings are clearly marked with fencing wire or plastic coverings, the roof is free of debris and use a circuit tester to check functionality of electrical outlets.

•This position may require full operations assessments within nursing homes, assisted living, and senior living facilities, requiring extended periods of time within these facilities. EcoSure employees will have exposure to varying levels of care as well as interactions with both staff and residents while adhering to HIPPA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) guidelines. These assessments include evaluations of food safety and operations, brand standards focusing on maintenance and safety of all resident areas, facility documentation, clinical procedures and documentation, and medicine storage/procedures/documentation.


Location Information


Successful candidate must reside: within 10 miles of San Francisco, CA.


Cities included in this territory:  San Francisco, Pacifica, South San Francisco. CA. Note territory alignments are reviewed on a quarterly basis and modified based on business need


Percent of overnight travel required: up to 25%.



Basic Qualifications•Bachelor’s degree with at least two (2) years experience in foodservice operations; OR Associate’s degree and four (4) years experience in foodservice operations

•Valid Driver’s License and acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (2 years)

•Willing / able to travel overnight for business

•Ability to lift 25lbs (infrequent requirement)

•No Immigration Sponsorship available for this opportunity


Preferred Qualifications •Experience in food safety or brand standards evaluations

ServSafe and/or CP-FS certification

•Teaching/Coaching experience in a food related field

•Registered Environmental Health Specialist / Registered Sanitarian (REHS/RS) credential

•Registered Dietitian

•Foodservice or Restaurant management experience

•Ability to consistently deliver results with a competitive desire to become a top performer

•Interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills

•Ability to interact effectively with others, including the ability to teach, coach and provide guidance and constructive feedback with tact and diplomacy

•Strong relationship management capability and advanced consulting skills

•Strong planning and organizational skills and high attention to detail

•Ability to work effectively without supervision, showing initiative, good judgment and superior decision making skills

•Problem solving and analytical skills

•Resourceful and continuous improvement focus

•Ability to work well under pressure, juggle tasks and work efficiently against deadlines



A trusted partner at more than one million customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. With 2015 sales of $13.5 billion and 47,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use and improve operational efficiencies for customers in the food, healthcare, energy, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world. For more Ecolab news and information, visit

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