Job Opportunities

Below is a listing of current job opportunities in the State of Georgia.

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ChemSTar: Food Safety Specialist

Chemstar is seeking a Food Safety Specialist to join our team in the Atlanta, GA area. We are an industry-leading provider of food safety and sanitation products and world-class services to retail food stores, convenience stores, quick service restaurants, and food plants across the United States, Canada, and Mexico. For over thirty years, Chemstar Corporation has been a trusted partner of Fortune 100 companies who rely on our team of experienced food safety professionals to develop and implement custom food safety and sanitation solutions. The Food Safety Specialist (FSS) is the Face of the company. Apply today to be a part of our great team!

Primary Job Duties;

  • Provide Food Safety and Sanitation Services to a series of retail grocery stores in a specific territory.

  • Assess food safety and sanitation practices in retail stores, record the information, develop an action plan on how to improve compliance, and provide training where and when necessary.

  • During the routine service visits, the FSS completes a standardized Food Safety and Sanitation Audit that encompasses all aspects of retail grocery food safety, and ensures that associates are adhering to Company Standard Operating Procedures

  • Verify that all Dispensing Equipment is in good working order, and that store associates understand how to properly use all chemicals related to the Food Safety and Sanitation Program.

  • Facilitate field training, which is accomplished with hands on training using our comprehensive electronic video library available through Companies knowledge center.

  • Candidates must be willing to travel up to 20% daily in a designated area including overnight.

Candidates interested in this position must;

  • Have basic plumbing skills.

  • Have technical aptitude, and can use tools to repair, and or install equipment daily.

  • Be able to work independently with minimal guidance, and as part of team.

  • Be able to stand and lift to 40lbs for an extended period.

  • Must have a valid Drivers License and a clean MVR

  • Overnight travel is required

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $35,000.00 to $40,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Plumbing: 1 year (Preferred)

  • Food Safety: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

License:

  • Food Safety (Preferred)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off

  • Health insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Other types of insurance

  • Flexible schedules

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Chick-fil-a: food safety consultant

The Food Safety Consultant provides specialty consulting services to Restaurant Operators. They partner with Chick-fil-A Owner/Operators on intervention strategies to address food safety concerns and promote a culture of food safety. 

Responsibilities

  • Identify, diagnose, and resolve Restaurant level food safety risks

  • Assist Owner/Operators in the resolution of the major Health Department risk factors and compliance to the FDA Food Code

  • Partner with Business Consultants as an expert liaison in the event of potential food safety situations that may require Restaurant closure

  • Establish the path and criteria to re-open a Restaurant that undergoes a closure for food safety related reasons

  • Aid restaurants in defining short and long term food safety culture wins

  • Serve as the technical expert on prioritization, energy focus and resources to strengthen food safety operations and culture

  • Influence Restaurant-level Food Safety needs to the Food Safety Solutions, Systems, and Culture Teams and broader organization.

  • Review Restaurant Food Safety challenges to identify potential root causes and determine the most appropriate consulting support to determine steps toward solutions

  • Manage the internal relationships with other departments to influence improved food safety systems across the organization

  • Works with wide latitude independently to make decisions and take action in all situations

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a science such as: Food Science, Biochemistry, Engineering, Environmental Health Science, Chemistry, Biology or extensive restaurant experience in a food safety role

  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in food safety (Restaurant experience preferred)

  • Ability to work in a technical area (be detail orientated) as well as with customers and in supplier environments

  • Leadership skills and ability to influence change in a complex environment

  • Willingness to travel (40-60%)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in business (MBA)

Minimum Years of Experience

5

Travel Requirements

60%

Required Level of Education

Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Level of Education

Masters Degree

Major/Concentration

Food Science, Biochemistry, Engineering, Environmental Health Science, Chemistry, Biology

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CDC Enteric Bacterial Pathogens Fellowship

Organization

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Reference Code

CDC-DFWED-2019-0216

How to Apply

A complete application consists of:

All documents must be in English or include an official English translation.

If you have questions, send an email to ORISE.CDC.NCEZID@orau.org. Please include the reference code for this opportunity in your email.

Application Deadline

11/4/2019 3:00:00 PM Eastern Time Zone

Description

*Applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis.

A research opportunity is currently available in the Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases (DFWED) in the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Enteric Diseases Laboratory Branch (EDLB) mission is to contribute to the preparedness and response to foodborne and diarrheal diseases in the United States and abroad by facilitating laboratory detection, identification and characterization of enteric bacterial pathogens. Under the guidance of a mentor, the selected participant will have the opportunity to learn how to use the NARMS database, how to organize and manage electronic database upload, storage, and quality control of antimicrobial susceptibility. The participant will also learn how to use other Specimen Management System such as ELIMS.

The participant will have the opportunity to learn about antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) methods, including broth microdilution, disk diffusion, Etest methods. The participant will also learn how to use the oCelloScope, the new antimicrobial susceptibility testing assay that was optimized in the National Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Laboratory. It’s a life cell imaging system for monitoring of biological growth and development that will help us understand behavior of strains in response to antimicrobial drugs. Optical screening for rapid antimicrobial testing using the oCelloScope provides a new approach for rapidly detecting phenotypic antimicrobial resistance as an accurate and sensitive antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) method for assessment of in vitro activity of antibiotics. It’s an easy-to-use automated microscope facilitating high-throughput testing and robust time-lapse studies. It also facilitates capturing the early stages in microbial growth that could not otherwise be detected with conventional OD measurements.

This program, administered by ORAU through its contract with the U.S. Department of Energy to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, was established through an interagency agreement between DOE and CDC. The initial appointment can be up to one year, but may be renewed upon recommendation of CDC contingent on the availability of funds. The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with educational level and experience. Proof of health insurance is required for participation in this program. The appointment is full-time at CDC in the Atlanta, Georgia, area. Participants do not become employees of CDC, DOE or the program administrator, and there are no employment-related benefits. 

Qualifications

The qualified candidate should have received a bachelor's degree in one of the relevant fields. Degree must have been received within five years of the appointment start date.

Preferred skills:

  • Comfortable working with computers

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Word

Eligibility Requirements

  • Degree: Bachelor's Degree received within the last 60 month(s).

  • Discipline(s):

    • Communications and Graphics Design (1 )

    • Computer Sciences (2 )

    • Life Health and Medical Sciences (3 )

    • Other Physical Sciences (1 )