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OPS FRUIT & VEGETABLE INSPECTOR - 42920120

Date: Nov 14, 2019

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Requisition No: 71781 

Agency: Agriculture and Consumer Services

Working Title: OPS FRUIT & VEGETABLE INSPECTOR - 42920120

Position Number: 42920120 

Salary:  $10.00 hourly 

Posting Closing Date: 01/09/2020 

OPS FRUIT AND VEGETABLE INSPECTOR

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES

DIVISION OF FRUIT AND VEGETABLES

BUREAU INSPECTION

***OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY***

THIS IS A FULL-TIME TEMPORARY POSITION

CONTACT:

Jason Esparza at (813) 731-4798 or Pierre Villemaire at (863) 528-1972

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

A high school diploma or its equivalent.

This position is subject to the following conditions:

  1. Frequent transfers throughout the state with minimal notice;
  2. Shift work and required overtime during peak periods, many times requiring employees to work 7 days a week;
  3. Work is seasonal depending on harvest periods;
  4. Irregular work shifts;
  5. Must obtain Federal Inspection License (FV-200 and/or FV-201) within one year of appointment.

***Applicants must complete all fields in the Candidate Profile.  Work history, hours
worked and formal education are required to qualify for this position. Responses to
Qualifying Questions must be verifiable in the Candidate Profile. Resumes and
other documentation can be attached to provide additional information. ***

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services values
and supports employment of individuals with disabilities. Qualified
individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Requires a federal license (FV-200 and/or FV-201) as an inspector in accordance with 7 C.F.R. Part 51 within one year of appointment. 

NOTES:

Some alternate work hours and /or overtime may be required to accomplish inspection duties and responsibilities.

JOB DUTIES:

Selects representative samples of fruit, vegetables and nuts in accordance with prescribed sampling procedures and plans. Inspects the products to determine quality, condition and /or compliance with U.S. Department of Agriculture standards, committees, laws of the state of Florida and/or marketing orders. Prepares inspection reports based on results of examination of product.

Travels to various packing houses and/or canneries during days and/or nights. Prepares and maintains a daily and weekly report and monthly expense voucher. Receives instruction through training classes and field supervision.

Performs related work as required.

This position has regulatory responsibilities and is subject to the provisions of s. 112.313, F.S., and Section 60L-36.003, Florida Career Services Rules and Regulations.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to lift, maneuver and carry up to 50 pounds, when needed, as part of the duties of the position.

SPECIAL NOTES:

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


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