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Regional Food Safety Supervisor - Dauphin County, PA

Commonwealth of PA

$60,362 - $91,678 a year - Full-time


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$60,362 - $91,678 a year

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If you are a person that has experience in supervising the regulation of food safety, this may be a position for you!


Keeping Pennsylvania Growing means safe food and safe dining experiences. The Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services plays a critical role in protecting Pennsylvanians and our visitors by regulating the tens of thousands of eating and drinking establishments, retail food stores, and food manufacturers found across the state to ensure compliance with food safety laws.

As a Regional Food Safety Supervisor, you will coordinate the response to emergency situations during and after regular work hours, such as food vehicle and rail accidents, fires, power outages, and acts of nature to determine food safety; coordinate the investigation of complaints involving food products, sanitation conditions, and other food related problems; conduct individual and joint audits of regional food inspectors performance for uniformity in the application of established laws, rules, regulations and program procedures; and accomplish other duties as assigned by management of the Department.

  • Full-time employment.
  • Work Hours Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with 30 minute lunch.
  • Position will be home headquartered if within the following counties: Dauphin, Perry or Cumberland Counties.



  • Minimum Experience and Training Requirements - Two years as a Food Inspector 2, Agriculture (commonwealth title); OR Four years of experience in the inspection of food establishments or food processing facilities, and a bachelor's degree in food science, food technology, or a closely related field; OR An equivalent combination of experience or training.
  • SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: All positions require possession of an active motor vehicle license.
  • Must meet PA residency requirement – For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency.
  • Do not submit resumes, cover letters, and similar documents. These documents will not be reviewed and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position or to determine your score. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
  • If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
  • Must be able to perform essential job functions

Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at

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The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.


  • Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).
  • Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.
  • Your score is valid for this specific posting only.
  • You must provide complete and accurate information or:
    • your score may be lower than deserved.
    • you may be disqualified.
  • You may only apply/test once for this posting.
  • Your results will be provided via email.


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Health & Wellness

We offer multiple health plans so our employees can choose what works best for themselves and their families. Our comprehensive benefits package includes health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.*

Compensation & Financial Planning

We invest in our employees by providing competitive wages and encouraging financial wellness by offering multiple ways to save money and ensure peace of mind including multiple retirement and investment plan options.

Work/Life Balance

We know there’s more to life than just work! Our generous paid leave benefits include paid vacation, paid sick leave, six weeks of paid parental leave, military leave, and paid time off for most major U.S. holidays, as well as flexible work schedules and work-from-home opportunities.*

Values and Culture

We believe in the work we do and provide continual opportunities for our employees to grow and contribute to the greater good. As one of the largest employers in the state, we provide opportunities for internal mobility, professional development, and the opportunity to give back by participating in workplace charitable giving.

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Sometimes, it is the little “extras” that make a big difference. Our employees receive special employee-only discounts and rates on a variety of services and memberships.

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