STO 21R - Meat Hygiene Agrifood Inspector
Scientific/Tech Off R21-MHASI
Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4X3 CA (Primary)
$60,998.61 - $69,422.06 annually
Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
BC Public Service -> Agriculture and Food
Ministry Branch / Division
Job Summary Meat Hygiene and Agrifood Inspector
Scientific Technical Officer 21
An eligibility list may be established for future temporary or permanent vacancies.
On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .A critical role in support of the health and protection of quality meat products in BC
The Ministry of Agriculture works to promote an innovative, adaptive and globally competitive agri-foods sector for the benefit of all British Columbians. The agri-foods sector (agriculture, fisheries, aquaculture and processing) is an important and successful contributor to the B.C. economy, and has responded vigorously to challenges and opportunities. The Ministry's support of healthy and safe agri-food and seafood production and post-production processing provides new and value-added products for domestic and international markets, contributing to B.C. jobs and the economy as well as to diversified rural communities.
As a Meat Hygiene & Agri-food Inspector, you provide inspection services according to provincial policies and procedures to licensed abattoirs and perform ante-mortem and post-mortem inspection of animals, recording observations and ensuring meat handling procedures are observed. You are an effective communicator, able to educate facility operators and staff regarding applicable policies and deal with potential situations of conflict. You will share expertise with new/apprenticing meat inspectors; evaluate livestock management and adherence to best practices for animal welfare; and conduct preliminary food safety inspection of meat processing activities.
You will work on a professional team committed to maintaining and establishing the standard required to keep B.C.'s meat production industry safe. If you are seeking a professional career in a role that makes a difference in the lives of British Columbians, we look forward to your application.
The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer .
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Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition. Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experienceas outlined below:
- Training and experience working as a meat inspector in a slaughter establishment OR
- Grade 12 education with training and experience in meat processing OR
- Diploma in animal science, veterinary technician, food science, or meat processing.
- Preference may be given to applicants with experience in meat hygiene in Canada or the USA.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
- A valid driver's license with no restrictions.
- Must be able to work in a physically demanding environment, including working with repetitive motions.
- If requested, provide medical confirmation of sensory ability related to sight, smell and touch.
- May be required to use own vehicle on an expense paid basis.
- Overnight travel may be required.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC)will berequired.APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Cover letter required: NO
- Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.Resume required: YES -
A resume is required as part of your application, however, itmay notbe used for initial shortlisting purposes.Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE)
- As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.IMPORTANT:
Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.
Scientific and Technical