Feed Inspector in Iola, KS

  • Full Time
  • Iola, KS
  • $40,000 - $42,000 a year USD / Year
  • This position has been filled

Position Summary & Responsibilities:

This position will remain posted until filled. Candidates must be located in or around the following Kansas counties: Allen, Coffey, Anderson, Linn, Woodson, Wilson, Neosho, or Bourbon County in Kansas.

  • Conduct inspections and collect samples of feed in accordance with established procedures. Submits samples to the laboratory for analysis and takes appropriate enforcement action when a product does not comply with established standards. Perform follow-up inspections for stop sales as appropriate.
  • Conduct Current Good Manufacturing Practices inspections at facilities that manufacture, process, pack or hold animal food under State and Federal authority. Conduct Preventive Control inspections as required by the work plan. Conduct inspections to determine compliance with medicated feeds, veterinary feed directives, and bovine spongiform encephalopathy. Conduct inspections to determine compliance with state and federal feed labeling laws.
  • Complete inspection reports, complaint reports, investigation reports, and all other reports in an accurate, legible, and concise manner. Enter inspection data into the database and submit reports to the office promptly.
  • Position is expected to be fully trained in a reasonable amount of time to conduct all inspection types for both state and federal agencies.
  • Investigates consumer complaints; testify in administrative hearings and court cases pertaining to violations of Kansas laws and regulations.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with diverse groups of partners (e.g. state agencies, federal agencies and other operating groups).
  • The candidate must be able to lift up to 50 lbs on a regular basis.
  • This position will require standing and bending for periods of time.
  • This position will have exposure to grain dust at feed mills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required.
  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Employee must have a valid Class C (or higher) Kansas driver’s license or equivalent license from another state. Employee is responsible to maintain an acceptable driving record to safely drive state vehicle and be willing and able to fulfill all job-related travel normally associated with this position.
  • Upon hire, the candidate will be required to pass a Federal background check for FDA Commissioning.

Preferred Requirements (Not Required):

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Milling Science & Management or Animal Science preferred. Experience may be substituted for education as determined relevant by the agency.
  • Minimum of two years of feed mill operation experience is preferred.
  • Experience in understanding the inner workings of various types of feed mills is preferred.
  • Knowledge of regulations that are adopted and used by the Feed Safety program is preferred.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 – $42,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to Relocate:

  • Iola, KS: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: On the road

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