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Web Content Viewer (JSR 286)

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Complete a Food Inspector Application

FSIS has more than 2,000 Food Inspectors working in commercial food plants nationwide. Inspectors provide the first line of defense against adulterated meat and poultry products. They are responsible for much of the day-to-day inspection of animals before and after slaughter.


Recruitment and Retention Incentives for FSIS Food Inspectors


ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS

STEP 1: Carefully review the job announcement available on the USAJOBS website.

Enter FSIS Food Inspector in search box on home page and select the hiring path “Open to the Public” to retrieve current vacancy announcements open to the general public.
 

STEP 2: Select a position. Click on the blue hyperlink (position title) of the job that is of interest to you.
 

STEP 3: Apply online. Click on "Apply" on the right side of the job announcement. Sign in to or create your USAJOBS account.
 

STEP 4: Submit a resume. While in your USAJOBS account, you will have the opportunity to select one of your stored USAJOBS resumes, or to create or upload a new resume.

Your resume should include: 

  • Personal information such as your full name, complete mailing address, day/evening telephone numbers and current email address. 
  • Details of your work experience relevant to this position as described in the major duties including work schedule, hours worked per week for each position, dates of employment (Day/Month/Year), title, series, grade (if applicable) and supervisor’s phone number and whether or not the supervisor may be contacted for a reference check.
  • Education: College degrees earned; submit any transcripts.
     

STEP 5: Upload documents. Upload any applicable documents such as your transcripts; resume; and veterans' preference documents.

  • If you are qualifying for the position based on education, a copy of your official transcripts is required.
  • To receive veterans' preference, a copy of your Member 4, DD-214 is required. You must also submit your signed SF-15, form and supporting documentation from the VA if you are claiming 10-point preference.
     

STEP 6: Complete the Online Application and Assessment Questionnaire. After you have previewed and selected the resume you want to use and uploaded required documents, you will need to review and acknowledge the certification statement. To complete your online application, click on Begin Application Submission. "Complete" status certifies that a response has been provided for all mandatory questions (annotated with an *). This status does not indicate that other information/documentation as required in the announcement has been provided. You must ensure that all information/documentation as stated in the announcement is provided. Follow all the steps. Complete the biographical profile.

  • Click on Submit Now to submit your application or on Submit Later to save your application and finish at a later time. Once you have submitted your application, you should see the following:

    Application Form Status: Complete and Submitted

    Your application has now been submitted
     
  • You will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your online application.

 

Last Modified Nov 22, 2019