Food Safety Specialist: University of Houston


Job ID


Company Name

University of Houston

Job Category

Clerical/Administrative; Education/Training


Houston, TX

Position Type

Full-Time, Employee


2-5 Years Experience

Date Posted

September 2, 2010 (Reposted Sep 30)


Food Safety Specialist



VC/VP, Admin & Finance

UHE 108

2,905.07 - 3,704.13

Full Time


Coordinates, maintains and promotes the food service sanitation inspection program for the University of Houston. Ensures the university is in compliance with city and state sanitation rules and regulations.

1. Inspects all university food establishments according to an established program and schedule, and ensures compliance with city and state sanitation rules and regulations.

2. Investigates campus complaints of food-borne illness, food sanitation and safety. Provides assistance and information to city and state agencies on investigations findings.

3. Coordinates Temporary Food Dealers Program including permits and inspections.

4. Reviews food vending contracts to ensure compliance with food service sanitation rules and regulations and makes recommendations.

5. Inspects all campus facilities and grounds for general safety hazards.

6. Prepares and submits reports, with appropriate documentation of food sanitation findings, safety inspections and makes recommendations.

7. Consults with faculty, staff, students, and vendors in matters concerning food sanitation.

8. Develops and provide training classes on food sanitation and safety to the campus.

9. Serves as member of the emergency response team and assists in maintaining the readiness of the associated equipment.
10. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Requires an Associate's degree or certification/licensing in a technical specialty program of over 18 months and up to 3 years duration are characteristic of this field.

Requires a minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related experience.

This is a full-time position with benefit eligible.

The University of Houston is constantly seeking talented people to join our team and offers a competitive benefits package that includes: access to the state-of-the-art Campus Recreation and Wellness Center, on-campus Day Care Facilities, free employee medical coverage, on-campus Health Center, tuition scholarships and much more!





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