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Food Safety Consumer Protection Administrator - Lincoln, NE 68508

State of Nebraska

$30.14 an hour





The Nebraska Department of Agriculture is need of team builder and people person to administer our Food Safety Consumer Protection Focus Area. Food Safety and Consumer Protection has an impact on all citizens of Nebraska from raw food, prepared food, milk and milk products to making sure any scale or gas pump used in commerce reflects a correct measurement.

This person will administer a team of over thirty field staff, program specialists, program managers and support staff. We offer an excellent total compensation package including: 12 paid holidays; vacation and sick leave; State-matched retirement plan; health, dental, vision, and life insurance options! Treating others with dignity & respect ethically sound customer always the priority.

Dept. of Agriculture Centennial Mall S. 4th Floor in Lincoln, NE 68509

Sound like you? This might be your perfect fit!

Examples of Work

  • Administer the Food Safety Consumer Protection Focus Area programs.
  • Develop and direct program including the Pure Food Act, Milk Act, Weights and Measures Act and the Nebraska Tractor Test Act.
  • Supervision of managers, specialist and support staff including hiring, training and discipline. Direct development of focus area budget.
  • Develop metric data related to statutory inspections.
  • Prepare and monitor progress of focus area goals.
  • Direct enforcement activities for the focus area.
  • Oversee and approval of focus areas purchasing needs.
  • Oversee focus area USDA and FDA federal grant awards.
  • Provide oversight of focus area policies and rules and regulations.

Qualifications / Requirements

Post-secondary education/training in the area of physical sciences and in business management plus five years experience in the field of weights and measures. Two of the five years experience must be in a supervisory position.

PREFERRED: Demonstrated experience managing a program.

OTHER: Regular and reliable attendance. Valid driver's license.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to supervise, manage, and motivate others. Ability to establish measurable goals.

Looking for work/life flexibility? We have you covered! A flexible schedule may be available.


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