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Senior Inspector (Surveillance & Compliance)/Food Establishment Reg Grp

Agency: Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore
Job no.: 511119
Work type: Permanent/Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:Enforcement, Investigation

The Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority is the national authority on food safety in Singapore dedicated to ensuring a resilient supply of safe food, safeguarding the health of animals and plants and facilitating agri-trade for the well-being of the nation. Its core functions include ensuring food safety, ensuring resilience in food supply, safeguarding animal and plant health, safeguarding animal welfare, promoting agrotechnology, investing in research and development and protecting endangered wildlife.

Purpose of Job
• To provide inspection services of food establishments (including slaughterhouses) to ensure that they meet high standards of processing hygiene, manufactured food products are safe and wholesome for human consumption as well as prevent animal disease incursion.

• Conduct inspection and sampling of food establishments (including slaughterhouses).
• Ensure that animal meat products are fit for human consumption through the investigation and examination of animal carcasses and animal parts.
• Provide guidance, advice and capability development of operators/manufacturers to meet the regulatory and food safety requirements.
• Sense-making of information from inspection activities, laboratory results and other databases to maintain the robustness of surveillance regime.  
• Involve in stakeholder engagement activities to achieve corporate goals.
• Conduct investigation of feedback related to locally processed or manufactured food products, as well as attend to public enquires pertaining to food safety and hygiene.

• A polytechnic Diploma in Veterinary Science or Diploma in Food Science and demonstrate knowledge of:
o animal biology/diseases, pathology and anatomy
o how to evaluate the condition of meat
o handling animals and carcasses

Other Requirements
• A minimum of three year's experience in a relevant job is preferred.
• Possess a valid Class 3 driving licence.
• Willing to work outside normal office hours and shift work.
• Able to work in processing plants and slaughterhouses which can be noisy, wet and with unpleasant smell.
• Possess good communication, interpersonal and writing skills as well as proficient in Microsoft Office applications.

(Work Locations: JEM Office Tower & Off-site office at Buroh Lane)


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