Senior Food Safety Specialist position in Victoria, BC closes on December 29, 2016.
This position is in the Health Protection Branch in the Ministry of Health.
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The Health Protection Branch safeguards the population from potential health threats by developing legislative and regulatory requirements for the prevention and reduction of risk of harm, including those from emerging pathogens and environmental contaminants. The Branch assesses public health risks and develops policy and strategies to minimize those risks, particularly in the areas of food safety and air and water quality.
The Senior Food Safety Specialist is a recognized expert in the area of food science/technology encompassing the specialized areas of food safety assessment and management with the ability to review and translate complex scientific research literature and recommend development of food safety risk management measures for population and public health protection in British Columbia. The work also influences initiatives at the national level, for example the development of Salmonella Enteritidis policies that influence production, processing and handling technologies that would reduce the risk of foodborne illness. This position normally functions at the Doctoral or Master’s level and is recognized by a peer group external to the public service.
The BC Public Service offers training, growth and development opportunities; a competitive benefits package; a pension plan that ranks among the best; and a balance between work and life commitments. We are committed to continuing to be an employer of choice and providing a professional environment where ideas work. For more information about opportunities and benefits please go to What the BC Public Service Offers You