Job Opening: Food Systems Coordinator

11 March 2019

Title:  Food Systems Coordinator
Application Deadline Date:  03/24/2019
Req ID:  1261
Department:  Agriculture, Food & Markets Agency
Location:  Montpelier, VT, US
Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time

Administrative Support and Data Management Employment Opportunity!

Provide administrative support to 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 administrative job with enough subject matter diversity to satisfy the most adventuresome at heart, this position is for you!

Click link to apply: https://careers.vermont.gov/job/Montpelier-Food-Systems-Coordinator-VT-05601/543003800/ 

The Food Systems Coordinator will be exposed to a myriad of subject areas and will be relied upon to accurately and efficiently complete administrative tasks that support the Dairy, Meat and Poultry, Weights and Measures, Produce Safety and Animal Health sections of the Agency of Agriculture. Additionally, the Food Systems Coordinator will engage in activities that help ensure the efficiency and productivity of the Food Safety and Consumer Protection Division. Opportunities for involvement in Agency-wide initiatives 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 one of the hardest working teams in state government by applying today!

Who May Apply

This position, Food Systems Coordinator (Job Requisition #1261), is open to all State employees and external applicants.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Katherine.McNamara@vermont.gov

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.

Environmental Factors

Duties are primarily performed in a shared office environment during normal state working hours with infrequent field work and participation in off-site meetings during or outside of regular state hours required. Strong differences of opinion and emotional reactions by stakeholders and regulated constituents may be encountered in-person and on the phone and must be dealt with in a firm, objective, and helpful manner.

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.

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
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Equal Opportunity Employer

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

Contact Information

Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets

116 State Street
Montpelier, Vt 05620-2901
802.828.2430

Program Contacts

  • Media Inquiries                      802.622.4662
  • Licensing & Registration        802.828.2436
  • Business Development          802.828.1619
  • Feed, Seed, Fertilizer & Lime  802.828.2431
  • Working Lands                    802.622.4477
  • Public Health & Resource Management                802.828.2431
  • Laboratory               802.522.3502
  • Food Safety & Consumer Protection                        802.828.2426
    • Animal Health                        802.828.2421
    • Dairy                              802.828.2433
    • Consumer Protection / Weights & Measures        802.828.2433
    • Meat Inspection                    802.828.2426
  • Water Quality                               802.828.2431
    • Farmer Assistance                    802.622.4098
    • Enforcement                                802.828.2431
    • Reports                                      802.272.0323
    • BMP's                                      802.828.3474
  • Act 250                          802.828.2431 
  • Pesticide                        802.828.2431