Job Openings

June 26, 2020

From Stephen Hughes with the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition:

"In the near future, the Division of Produce Safety will be hiring to fill two Produce Safety Network positions.  These folks will work alongside, and in a similar capacity, to existing Produce Safety Network members based in the Division of Produce Safety.  In an effort to make this upcoming opportunity widely known to interested applicants, we are sharing some information about these positions, along with a contact point in case you have questions or would like to express your interest in these positions.  Feel free to circulate this information to those that might be interested.

The first position will be a CFSAN Produce Safety Network position focused on produce safety efforts in Latin America.  Some brief information about this position:

  • Will be advertised at the GS14 level, and within the Biologist series (GS-0401);
  • Incumbent will direct and coordinate FDA’s produce safety training, education, and outreach activities in Latin America. 
  • Incumbent will support regulatory activities and policy-making activities related to the safety of fresh produce. 
  • Position will be based within the United States, with travel expected to, and within, Latin America, to support FDA produce safety activities. 

The second position will be a CFSAN Produce Safety Network position focused on produce safety efforts in California.  Some brief information about this position:

  • Will be advertised at the GS14 level, and within the Biologist series (GS-0401).    
  • Incumbent will support FDA’s domestic produce safety training, education, and outreach activities in California, and other states. 
  • Incumbent will support regulatory activities and policy-making activities related to the safety of fresh produce. 
  • Position will be based in California, with travel expected domestically and internationally. 

If you have questions about these positions and the work of the Produce Safety Network, or would like to express your interest, please contact Stephen Hughes (Stephen.Hughes@fda.hhs.gov).   

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