Food Safety Specialist

Position Overview

The Food Safety Specialist will oversee and routinely conduct inspections of franchise locations to ensure safety and sanitation procedures and regulations are maintained and compliant to SSOP, store requirements, and the state and local laws.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

    • Oversee food safety and sanitation procedures for retail food service establishments
    • Conduct routine inspections of franchise locations to determine compliance with SSOP, store requirements, and state and local laws
    • Educate operators during routine visits on food safety, internal policies, and operational procedures
    • Conduct investigations on reported matters of product quality, food service operation compliance and related categories
    • Lead Food Safety Training/Discussion sessions with operators and partners
    • Establish, develop, and maintain alliances with regulatory and industry partners

Qualifications & Skills

    • BA/BS Degree in Biology, Food Science, Environmental Health, Microbiology, or related field
    • A minimum of two years of food safety experience
    • Knowledge in food safety (Retail Food Code) is required
    • REHS/RS or CP-FS credential is a plus
    • Experience in retail food service is a plus
    • Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain an excellent Motor Vehicle Record
    • Overnight travel per month—extensive
    • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays
    • Ability to manage time efficiently and execute projects diligently
    • Fluent in Microsoft applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
    • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills; be able to converse calmly and effectively during crisis situations

Employee Offered Benefits

    • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Supplemental Life, Voluntary Long-Term Disability
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Paid Holidays
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match
    • Annual Bonus (Discretionary)

Salary: $47,840.00 – $67,262.00 per year
Work Location: Multiple Locations Open