Administrative and Central Office
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Quality Assurance Specialist - Food Safety & Quality Assurance - 17209
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Quality Assurance Specialist (Foods)
Office of Food & Nutrition Services
|Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island|
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This position is in a civil service competitive class that is subject to examination. If you do not already have permanent NYC civil service status as Quality Assurance Specialist (Foods), you will have to file to take the civil service exam for this title when offered by Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS). Information regarding NYC civil service exams can be found on the DCAS website. This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a program. Please indicate in your cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a program.
Position Summary: The Office of Food & Nutrition Services is dedicated to providing safe, attractive, appetizing, and nutritionally sound meals in a timely manner to the students of the City of New York. The Quality Assurance Specialist - Food Safety & Quality Assurance Unit has an integral role in the delivery of quality services to the students of New York City. He or she will work closely with the Quality Manager and the and the Director of Food Safety & Quality Assurance Unit to ensure that the contractual specifications of food and food related items meets or exceeds the standards set forth within the Department of Education (DOE). Performs related work.
Reports to: Quality Manager, OFNS
Direct Reports: N/A
Key Relationships: Relationships will be fostered with Quality Assurance Specialists in the unit as well as field representatives and supervisors.
1. A four‐year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State’s department of education or a recognized accrediting organization and four years of satisfactory full‐time experience, purchasing or inspecting food, particularly meat, poultry, dairy products, fresh/processed fruits and vegetables, and related products; or
2. An associate degree from an accredited college, including or supplemented by 12 semester credits in food technology, and three years of satisfactory full‐time experience as described in ʺ1ʺ above; or
3. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college, including or supplemented by 24 semester credits in agriculture or related field, and one year of satisfactory full‐time experience as described in ʺ1ʺ above; or
4. A satisfactory combination of education and/or experience equivalent to "1", "2" or "3" above.
Undergraduate college credit may be substituted for experience on the basis of 45 semester credits from an accredited college for one (1) year of experience. However, all candidates must have a four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and at least one (1) year of the satisfactory full-time experience as described in "1" above.
1. For all positions
A motor vehicle driver license valid in the State of New York.
2. For certain positions requiring the measuring of the fat content of milk
A State of New York Department of Agriculture and Markets Article IV license ‐ Test Method E and J (Milk Receiver Gerber Methods).
The licenses described above must be maintained for the duration of employment.
(Internal candidates who are selected for this position and who currently hold comparable or less senior positions within the DOE will not earn less than their current salary.)
Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.
NOTE: The filling of all positions is subject to budget availability and/or grant funding.
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