Primary Products Inspector

Primary Products Inspectors inspect animals, plants and agricultural produce and facilities to ensure compliance with government and industry standards with respect to quality, health and licensing.
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$1644 per week
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    Stable

    Overview

    Primary Products Inspectors inspect animals, plants and agricultural produce and facilities to ensure compliance with government and industry standards with respect to quality, health and licensing.

    Day-to-day

    • inspecting animals, plants and agricultural produce to identify product quality issues, and providing advice to producers
    • auditing and monitoring quality procedures at farms and food handling and processing facilities to ensure compliance with required standards
    • testing samples of produce for quality, size and purity
    • ensuring that required standards of hygiene are observed at storage, processing and packing facilities and in transport vehicles
    • advising primary producers on economic aspects of disease eradication and informing producers and the general public of the health implications of diseases and impurities
    • advising on the identification of pests and diseases and on regulations pertaining to grading, packing and loading of products
    • examining imported plants and animals, and products, such as timber, seeds and dried fruits, and making quarantine arrangements
    • patrolling and investigating waterways for unlawful fishing activities and the removal of protected marine life
    • educating, advising and providing information on a wide range of topics relating to fish and their protection
    • may initiate or assist in legal action to enforce regulations.

    Considerations

    • Working outdoors

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