FOOD INSPECTOR (Intermittent) - Nationwide


SALARY RANGE: 14.24 - 22.93 USD Hourly

OPEN PERIOD: Wednesday, October 01, 2008
to Wednesday, December 31, 2008

SERIES & GRADE: GS-1863-05/07

POSITION INFORMATION: Intermittent Employment Excepted Service Term


DUTY LOCATIONS:   Many vacancies - Nationwide, US

WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:   United States Citizens




Help protect public health!  Inspectors comprise the largest category of employees in the agency, with over 7,500 nationwide.  FSIS invites you to consider joining our team.  We have a job worth doing! 

Protecting Public Health through Food Safety and Defense is the mission of the Food Safety and Inspection service.  As a Food Inspector (Intermittent)  you will be providing  the first line of defense by ensuring that regulated meat, poultry and egg product establishments produce sage products by executing appropriate inspection methods in privately owned meat or poultry slaughter and processing plants.  Food Inspectors ensure that the product is fit for human consumption in compliance with Federal laws governing the wholesomeness and purity of meat and poultry products.

As an employee of one of the largest public health agencies in the U.S. Government, you too can have the satisfaction of protecting public health through food safety and food defense.   You will be called upon to provide coverage for un-staffed in plant positions within a specified geographic area or plant.  Locations are available throughout the U.S.  Hours and shifts will vary, but you must be available for all shifts and able to report for duty within one hour after receiving a request (by phone) to report for work.  The number of hours you may work are limited to 1,280 hours in a service year.  This is not a permanent appointment and does NOT provide benefits.


  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Background and / or Security Investigation required.
  • Must pass pre-employment examination.

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FSIS HRFO Service Teams
Butler Square West
4th Floor
100 North Sixth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55403-1564

Fax: (612)370-2060


For questions about this job:
Systems F. Section
Phone: (800)370-3747
Fax: (612)370-2060
TDD: 202-720-2600


USAJOBS Control Number: 1315652


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