Also called: Brand Inspector, Consumer Safety Inspector (CSI), Grain Inspector, Inspector
In the Army: Veterinary Food Inspection Specialist
What they do:Inspect agricultural commodities, processing equipment, and facilities, and fish and logging operations, to ensure compliance with regulations and laws governing health, quality, and safety.
On the job, you would:
- Inspect food products and processing procedures to determine whether products are safe to eat.
- Interpret and enforce government acts and regulations and explain required standards to agricultural workers.
- Set standards for the production of meat or poultry products or for food ingredients, additives, or compounds used to prepare or package products.
Safety and Government
Math and Science
Arts and Humanities
People and Technology Systems
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Graphics or photo imaging software
Word processing software
New job opportunities are less likely in the future.
per year, on average
This work is part of the green economy.
See more details at O*NET OnLine about agricultural inspectors.