Title: / JAC:
SAFETY INSPECTOR-ENTRY 13-05126
Meat Safety Inspector-Entry
starting pay rate for this position is $18.526 per hour. Position is in
schedule and range 05-14. A twelve month probationary period will be
valid WI driverís license or the ability to provide oneís own
transportation for work purposes is required. The employee may be required
to spend time in overnight travel status. 2) The ability to stand for
prolonged periods of time, often on wet or uneven floors. 3) Travel and
outdoor work are required 12 months of the year. The employee will
encounter inclement weather, temperature extremes.
Zack Sowieja, HR Specialist, 608-224-4762,
016 MEAT SAFETY INSPECTOR ENTRY
Current Openings to be
- Vernon County
- Waushara County
- Brown County (Re-Announcement)
- Sheboygan, in Sheboygan County
- Racine, in Racine County
- Marshfield, in Wood County
specify all counties of interest on your State Application. This
recruitment may be used to fill additional vacancies Statewide which may
occur over the next six months.
who previously applied for the Brown County vacancy do not need to re-apply.
However, if your employment location preferences have changed, you will need
to update your county selections on your WiscJobs
This is an entry-level
field inspection position for the Bureau of Meat Safety and Inspection in the
Division of Food Safety. Duties include conducting ante and post mortem
inspection of food animals and poultry, evaluating plantís sanitation
procedures and practices, and verifying the effectiveness of plantís hazard
analysis critical control point plans. Work is performed in assigned plants
providing education, consultation, and regulation to licensed meat
establishments, including certain food processing plants and retail
operations. Work is performed under close supervision progressing to limited
supervision and a program evaluation system. The impact of the work is to
assure overall meat safety and meat-related consumer protection by assuring
safe and wholesome food, properly labeled, for human consumption; this
includes ensuring facilities follow food safety systems, HACCP plans, and
standard operating procedures in an effort to: reduce the risk of food borne
disease, ensure product is protected from adulteration, prevent contamination
of meat from pathogenic bacteria, etc.
To see a complete position
description, click here.
- A criminal background check
will be required.
- A valid WI driver's license or
the ability to provide one's own transportation for work purposes is
required as a condition of employment.
- Travel and outdoor work are
required 12 months a year.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of animal physiology
and pathology is required to determine if an animal may be slaughtered
and if abnormal animal carcasses or parts should be held for veterinary
- Knowledge of bacteriology and microbiology
of meat and poultry products is required to determine the wholesomeness
- Knowledge of sanitation and
good manufacturing practices are required to evaluate the plantís
- Knowledge of the chemical,
physical, and biological hazards associated with the production of meat
and poultry products is required to evaluate a plantís HACCP system.
- Communication skills including
verbal and written skills and the ability to work closely and
cooperatively with other people are required to communicate with plant
owners to discuss concerns and work toward solutions by listening,
negotiating and problem solving.
- Ability to evaluate and
interpret data is needed to identify problems, discuss corrective
actions, and verity the production of wholesome food.
- Some knowledge of computers and
automated systems is needed to utilize the Performance Based Inspection
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2.Click "Apply Now" at the top of the job
3. Review your Job Application and make any necessary updates and click
4. Complete the Job Preferences screen and click "Continue."
5. A resume is required to apply for this position, follow the prompts to
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6. You will be taken to the first page of the exam. Follow the exam
instructions and click "Save
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For questions or if you need assistance contact Zack Sowieja
or 608-224-4762. These application materials are an examination of your
qualifications. The most qualified applicants will be invited to participate
in the next step of the selection process. Exam results will be posted to
your Wisc.Jobs account.