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  • Friday, December 03, 2021 9:10 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) works hard to protect and promote Wisconsin’s agricultural industries and consumers. As an agency, we strive to serve the people of Wisconsin assuring: safe, wholesome food; consumer protection and fair business practices; animal and plant health; a clean environment; and strong agriculture and commerce. To successfully attain these goals, we recognize our success hinges on the diverse, high quality, dedicated staff we employ.

    DATCP currently has an opening for a Food Scientist - Advanced (Retail Foods Program Specialist) position. This position is field based with a field headquarters within Kenosha, Racine, Walworth, Rock, Green, Lafayette, Milwaukee, Waukesha, Jefferson, Dane, Iowa, Richland, Sauk, Columbia, Dodge, Washington, Ozaukee, Sheboygan, Fond du Lac, Green Lake or Marquette counties. 

    This position offers the State of Wisconsin’s excellent benefits package, which includes 19.5 days of paid time off to start, 9 paid holidays, accrued sick leave, multiple insurance options and an exceptional retirement plan!

    Position Summary

    This is an advanced scientific and technical position which provides consultation and training to bureau staff, retail food establishments, agents and other partners. The employee has significant responsibility for the development, presentation, training, and distribution of information to the public, regulated industries, and staff concerning bureau requirements, activities, and current issues. This position assists management in developing guidelines, policies, and regulatory requirements concerning technical issues. The employee will be responsible for representing the bureau in program leadership. This position will routinely interact with individuals and organizations representing the food industry. This position will routinely interact with other state and regulatory agencies having jurisdiction over these industries. This position will provide recommendations for statutory and administrative rule development and revisions.

    This advanced technical position will also include involvement in all of the following areas:

    • Provides technical assistance, training, standardization and evaluation of licensing and inspection activities completed by agent and state inspection personnel of retail food establishments in Wisconsin as required by administrative code.
    • Provides training and technical assistance in the areas of food safety program design, policy and procedure development, public information and food emergency follow-up.

    For a full position description, please click here.

    Salary Information

    This Food Scientist - Advanced position is in schedule-range 15-03. Starting pay will be between $32.19 and $32.59 per hour ($66,955.20 and $67,787.20 annually) based on qualifications. This range may increase by 2% if the 2021-2023 State of Wisconsin Compensation Plan is passed. This position is not represented by a bargaining unit. A 12-month probationary period is required. Pay for current state employees will be set in accordance with the State Compensation Plan.

    Job Details

    All state employees are required to report their COVID vaccination status, whether vaccinated or not, and must provide supporting documentation if vaccinated. Newly hired employees will be required to submit this information within their first two weeks of employment. At this time, those who are unvaccinated are subject to weekly COVID-19 testing protocols.

    A criminal background check will be performed on the selected applicant prior to an offer of employment.

    Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States (i.e., a citizen or national of the U.S., a lawful permanent resident, an alien authorized to work in the U.S. without DATCP sponsorship) at the time of application.

    A valid driver’s license OR the ability to provide one’s own transportation for work purposes, including automobile insurance, is required.

    At least 50% of this position's duties will require travel. In additon, the applicant must possess physical abilities to climb, the ability to stand, walk, bend, squat and lift up to 50 pounds. The applicant must also have the ability to walk extensively, climb and stand for long periods of time and thorough use of sight and hearing must be used to observe physical surroundings.


    Minimally qualified candidates will have each of the following:

    • A Wisconsin Registered Sanitarian (RS) or NEHA REHS/Registered Sanitarian (RS) certification
    • Experience with inspection of a program

    In addition, highly qualified candidates will have one or more of the following:

    • Experience with implementation and evaluation of public and/or environmental health inspection programs
    • Experience designing, developing and conducting training for peer and/or subordinates
    • Experience standardizing a program, policy, etc.

    In addition, you MUST attach any applicable supporting documentation that indicates you already have a Registered Sanitarian (RS) or NEHA REHS credential (i.e. certificate, etc.).

    It is critically important your application materials clearly describe your experience related to the stated criteria. The job experts who evaluate your application materials must be able to make an accurate assessment regarding your qualifications. Applicants who do not meet at least the minimum qualifications or who do not clearly identify minimum qualifications will be ineligible to continue in the selection process.

    How To Apply

    DATCP is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer seeking a diverse and talented workforce. Veterans are encouraged to apply. For complete information on veterans hiring programs that may benefit you, please visit the Employment page on WDVA's website.

    To be considered for this position, you will need to create an account (if you don’t already have one) and apply online via the “Apply for Job” button listed on the top right of this page. You will be required to upload a current resume and are strongly encouraged to upload a letter of qualifications (also known as a cover letter) that clearly describes your qualifications and experience as they relate to the qualifications listed in this job posting. In addition, you MUST attach any applicable supporting documentation that indicates you already have a Registered Sanitarian (RS) or NEHS REHS credential (i.e. certificate, etc.). For access to past WiscJobs job cart information and materials from recruitments prior to April 12th, 2021, click here. For more applicant resources, including tips on how to write a resume and letter of qualifications, click here.

    Your job application materials will be evaluated by one or more job experts. Candidates who are deemed eligible will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process, where vacancies exist, starting with those candidates who are deemed most qualified.

    Please address questions regarding the application process to Madeline Erce at

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    Deadline to Apply

    The deadline to apply for this position is Monday, January 3 at 11:59pm

  • Friday, November 05, 2021 9:38 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department has a full-time Sanitarian opening within the Land Use area of the Environmental Health Division.

    Primary functions of this position will be focused in the on-site wastewater, drinking water, and land development programs including issuance of permits, inspections of water wells and septic systems for real estate transactions, and other environmental health related programs.

    Required: Bachelor's degree in Environmental Health, Science, Engineering, Physical Science, Biology, Geology, or related field. 

    Salary range: $53,839.50 - $75,055.50 annually (based upon work experience and certifications/licensure).

    Benefits: The position offers a generous benefits package including health insurance, retirement, paid time off, and more.

    Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume to by Sunday 11/21/2021 at 11:59pm.

    For more info visitBLDHD - EH Sanitarian Job Opening

  • Tuesday, October 26, 2021 4:06 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The St. Clair County Health Department has an opening for a Full Time Sanitarian. This position would be primarily for the Food Program. Please see the link for more details.


    21-148                   Sanitarian                            Health Department                         Full Time

    Open to St. Clair County Employees and the Public


  • Monday, October 18, 2021 10:17 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Full-time, Non-Exempt - Serves the 5-county region from a base in Hancock. 

    INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: For more information about this opening, and to submit your letter of interest, contact the Human Resources Department at 


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