Field Inspector (British Columbia) – 6 Month Term

Operations · Abbotsford/Chilliwack, British Columbia
Department Operations
Employment Type Contractor
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Egg Farmers of Canada is seeking a Field Inspector to conduct regular site visits and audits, deliver educational programs and act as ambassador of EFC. Key responsibilities include: monitoring hen inventories, monitoring flow and quality of product purchased and sold by EFC; educating producers and industry personnel, evaluating and auditing each production unit in the respective provinces, and supporting the flow of information between EFC and all provinces.


 Duties and Responsibilities:


  • The position reports to the Field Operations Manager.  Key responsibilities include:
  • Conduct field audits of farms to monitor hen inventories
  • Delivery and inspection of food safety and animal welfare programs
  • Educate and promote food safety and animal care programs and inspect for compliance
  • Summarize and complete reports on a weekly basis


 Frequent travel is required sometimes with short notice.


 Additional qualifications and skills required include:


  • Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) in English for the purpose of completing daily activities is required
  • Ability to influence and collaborate with external stakeholders any issues and concerns in a constructive manner and gain their support and compliance
  • Strong diplomacy and conflict resolution skills
  • Valid driver’s licence and able to drive for regular site visits
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Knowledge of HACCP-based food safety programs and auditing principles would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge and understanding of poultry/livestock management and practices is desirable


Qualifications:


Candidates will ideally have 2 – 3 years of experience of agriculture or food safety with specialized university/ college education in poultry/livestock or food safety. Candidates also require a valid driver’s license.


Now in its fifth decade as one of Canada’s leading agriculture organizations, Egg Farmers of Canada manages the national egg supply and promotes egg consumption while representing the interests of regulated egg producers from coast to coast. We are very proud to announce that Egg Farmers of Canada was named one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures and we have again been selected as one of the National Capital Region’s Top employers for 2019! For more information about Egg Farmers of Canada, visit eggfarmers.ca.


Egg Farmers of Canada welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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  • Location
    Abbotsford/Chilliwack, British Columbia
  • Department
    Operations
  • Employment Type
    Contractor
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level