Animal Industry Livestock/Meat Inspector(Job Id 19461): South Dakota

Agency
Agriculture & Natural Resources
Location
Pierre
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$21.64 per hour
Start Date
06/14/2022
Last Date to Apply
07/14/2022
Website
https://sodakprod-lm01.cloud.infor.com:1443/lmghr/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=IBD
Description
PLEASE ATTACH THE ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS LISTED AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE Job ID: 19461 Agency: South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources; Animal Industry Board Location: Pierre Area Salary: $21.64 per hour Pay Grade: GH Closing Date: Open Until Filled This is a full-time position with the Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources. For more information about the South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources, please visit https://danr.sd.gov/. This position inspects livestock slaughter procedures, processing plants, processed meats, recipes, labels, lockers, imported animals, and/or conducts statewide reviews of meat plant inspections or livestock disease control to identify violations, recommends actions, and ensures compliance with state and federal rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. A valid driver license is required. The incumbent will work 40 hours per week, must be flexible in scheduling work. Requires travel and some overnight stays. Incumbent will be required to locate as assigned to the Pierre area of South Dakota. Incumbent will need to be open to relocation if inspection duties require. Daily travel will be required. This position is exempt from the Civil Service Act. The Ideal Candidate Will Have: Knowledge of or a background in animal science or the livestock/meat industry is preferred. A background in agriculture would be beneficial. Knowledge of: animal agriculture; animal anatomy; meat inspection; livestock diseases; livestock slaughter procedures. Ability to: communicate both orally and in writing; write concise and accurate reports; follow oral and written instructions; recognize general animal health; observe livestock slaughter operations; think critically when evaluating processes; deal tactfully with others; travel. Additional Requirements: To be considered, please attach your resume. VETERANS' PREFERENCE ELIGIBLE NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Job Service Office. A certificate is not necessary to be considered. The State of South Dakota does not sponsor work visas for new or existing employees. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and complete an Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9. The State of South Dakota offers paid employee health insurance plus eleven paid holidays, generous vacation leave accrual, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information please visit https://bhr.sd.gov/job-seekers/work-for-state-government/. This position is a member of Class A retirement under SDRS. Must apply online: https://sodakprod-lm01.cloud.infor.com:1443/lmghr/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=IBD You must apply online, emailed resumes or submissions will not be accepted. South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources Telephone: 605.773.3148 Email: careers@state.sd.us http://bhr.sd.gov/workforus "An Equal Opportunity Employer"
Qualifications
The Ideal Candidate Will Have: Knowledge of or a background in animal science or the livestock/meat industry is preferred. A background in agriculture would be beneficial. Knowledge of: animal agriculture; animal anatomy; meat inspection; livestock diseases; livestock slaughter procedures. Ability to: communicate both orally and in writing; write concise and accurate reports; follow oral and written instructions; recognize general animal health; observe livestock slaughter operations; think critically when evaluating processes; deal tactfully with others; travel.
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