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Student Intern Consumer Safety Officer


Gathers data or conducts research in order to assist the CSO participate in in-depth verification reviews, epidemiological investigations or other comprehensive, integrated scientific assessments to investigate and assess plant systems associated with novel food safety or consumer protection problems, including outbreaks of foodborne illness. The Student Trainee will continue to make progress towards the minimum education requirements of the Consumer Safety Officer occupational series (GS-696) which consists of a bachelor's or higher degree with at least 30 semester hours in one or a combination of the following: biological sciences, chemistry, pharmacy, physical sciences, food technology, nutrition, medical science, engineering, epidemiology, veterinary medical science, or related scientific fields that provide knowledge directly related to Consumer Safety Officer work. The incumbent applies knowledge of and adheres to Agency civil rights policies, goals, objectives, and the philosophy of valuing diversity in performing everyday duties and responsibilities. The incumbent contributes to a productive and nondiscriminatory work environment through written and oral communications and interpersonal relations. In addition, the incumbent avoids offensive or discriminatory displays (e.g., posters, pictures), language, or nonverbal behavior (e.g., hand gestures). PLEASE NOTE: People opposed to slaughter of livestock so this would definitely not be a good fit for them.

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Name: Cindy Parrett