JOB OPENING: Food Systems Coordinator

Job Title: Food Systems Coordinator (Full-Time) | Location: Montpelier, VT
Job ID: 623180 | Position Number: 280014
Hourly Rate: 19.51 | Pay Grade: 20
Posting Date: 04/19/2018 | Application Deadline: 05/03/201    

General Information 

This position, Food Systems Coordinator (Job Opening #623180), is open to all State employees and external applicants. If you would like more information about this position, please contact [email protected]. Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting. Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Overview

Support the programs that help ensure the safety of Vermont’s food supply and protect consumers at the gas pump and in grocery stores! If you are looking for an office-based job with enough diversity to satisfy the most adventuresome at heart, this position is for you!

The Food Systems Coordinator will enjoy tremendous diversity in the daily job responsibilities, ranging from providing administrative support to the Dairy, Meat and Poultry, Consumer Protection and Animal Health sections of the Agency of Agriculture to engaging in activities that help ensure the efficiency and productivity of the Food Safety and Consumer Protection Division. Opportunities for involvement in Agency-wide initiatives and project management exist, and the successful applicant must enjoy interacting with the public and a variety of program managers and colleagues to be successful in these endeavors. Consider joining the great hard working team at the Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets by applying today!

To view the full job specifications for this position, please visit the DHR Job Specifications page.

Minimum Qualifications 

Bachelor's degree AND employed for a minimum of one year by a state or federal dairy, produce or other food production regulatory program OR by a business that produces, distributes, or provides laboratory services to these food production industries.

OR

Associate's degree AND employed for a minimum of two years by a state or federal dairy, produce or other food production regulatory program OR by a business that produces, distributes, or provides laboratory services to these food production industries.

OR

High school diploma or equivalent AND employed for a minimum of three years by a state or federal dairy, produce or other food production regulatory program OR by a business that produces, distributes, or provides laboratory services to these food production industries.

Administrative duties are those beyond general clerical or secretarial, such as interpretation of laws, rules and regulations; data collection and analysis; managing support services; and implementing program policies and procedures.

Total Compensation 

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including: 

  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

Submission of Application 

Should you submit an application for this job opening, you certify that all information entered is correct and complete to the best of your knowledge.  By submitting an application, you acknowledge and understand that the State of Vermont may verify information, and that untruthful or misleading answers are cause for rejection of this application, and/or dismissal if employed with the State of Vermont.

Equal Employment Opportunity 

The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

How to Apply

Visit http://humanresources.vermont.gov/careers and search for Job ID: 623180. If you would like more information about this position, please contact [email protected].