VETERINARY FOOD INSPECTION SPECIALIST

Company: United States Army ( Learn More )

General Information
US-WV-Wheeling
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Job Description OVERVIEW

The veterinary food inspection specialist inspects food designed for human consumption, while also supervising food inspection and combined veterinary service activities.

JOB DUTIES
  • Evaluate packaging, packing and marking requirements 
  • Identify unsanitary conditions in food storage facilities and commissary stores
  • Operate and maintain inspection equipment
  • Perform duties in accordance with approved standards of conduct and report suspected fraud
  • Job RequirementsTRAINING

    Job training for a veterinary food inspection specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and eight weeks of Advanced Individual Training, including food safety/protection and quality assurance. 

    Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

    • Inspection of red meats, poultry, water foods, eggs, dairy products, and fresh fruit and vegetables.
    • Identify unsanitary conditions in food storage facilities.
    HELPFUL SKILLS
    • Interest in food safety, health, mathematics, chemistry and biology
    • Enjoy cooking
    • Preference for working with your hands