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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 06/13/18

Applications Due06/23/18

Vacancy ID54218

AgencyAgriculture & Markets, Department of

TitleFood Inspector 1, Queens County

Occupational CategoryEnforcement or Protective Services

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 95%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Queens

Street Address 55 Hanson Place, 3rd Floor

City Brooklyn


Zip Code11217

Minimum Qualifications Reassignment Qualification: You must have one year of permanent competitive service as a;
Food Inspector Trainee 1, NS
Food Inspector Trainee 2, NS
Food Inspector 1, G-18.

Transfer Qualification: Under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law:
1. To a Food Inspector 1, You must have one year of permanent, competitive or 55-b/c service as a Dairy Products Specialist 1, or;
2. To a Food Inspector Trainee 1, you must have one year of permanent, competitive or 55-b/c service as a Farm Products Grading Inspector 1, or;
3. To a Food Inspector Trainee 2, you must have one year of permanent, competitive or 55-b/c service as a Farm Products Grading Inspector 2.

Transfer Qualification: Under Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law:
You must have permanent service in a title within two salary grades or one management/confidential grade and have served permanently for one year in that title.
You must have passed the most recent Food Inspector 1 examination.
Must have 120 college semester credit hours which must include 18 credit hours in specialized courses related to: chemistry, microbiology, food quality control, epidemiology, food technology, food science, food processing technology, food sanitation, dairy science, biology, environmental sanitation, or environmental health.
Substitution: Full-time professional experience in a position in which the primary responsibility involves the application of scientific techniques in the areas of environmental health protection and sanitation of food establishments or quality control of food products at a wholesale food manufacturing facility may be substituted for a maximum of 60 college credits at the rate of one year of experience equaling thirty semester credit hours.

55-b/c Qualification:
1.If you are interested in this position, please submit a copy of your Department of Civil Service eligibility letter, your current resume and a cover letter by June 23, 2018 to:
2. Information about the Workers with Disabilities 55-b and the Veterans with Disabilities employment program 55-c can be found at

Duties Description Conduct food safety inspections of food establishments to ensure sanitary, wholesome, and pure food in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. They prevent fraud, adulteration, and misrepresentation in the processing, packaging, storage, distribution, and sale of food and food products by educating food establishment operators on applicable laws and regulations; sampling food products to verify food safety controls, product labeling, and contents; and issuing written notices, letters, and reports citing food establishment violations and enforcement actions.

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Name Ashlie Bloomfield, Human Resources Specialist 1

Telephone (518) 457-3216

Fax (518) 457-8852

Email Address


Street 10B Airline Drive

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12235


Notes on ApplyingEligible and interested candidates must submit their resume and cover letter to by: June 23, 2018.
Your cover letter should include your name, office telephone number, job title, and date of initial appointment within New York State Service.

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