Egg/Poultry Processing Inspector - 0465-2

Turner, Maine, United States | Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry | Part-time

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Opening Date:

October 25, 2019

Closing Date:

Until Filled



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16      $14.70  -  $19.38/hr



The Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources, Division of Quality Assurance and Regulation has a current intermittent vacancy in Turner/Winthrop, Maine.


BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION: This position is responsible for determining the quality, condition and size of shell eggs under the provisions of a cooperative agreement with the United States Department of Agriculture. This position also ensures that all eggs meet Federal and State standards pertaining to quality, condition and sanitation.  This is an intermittent position. 


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education and/or experience in the field of Agriculture -OR- experience inspecting agricultural commodities.


Licensing/Registration/Certification Requirements:  Possession of a license as a Federal/State Inspector of eggs and poultry products. (This can be obtained after being hired while on probation).

Special Requirements of the position: The successful applicant will be required to detect differences in quality, color and size of agricultural commodities, must be willing to work a rotating schedule with varying days, including holidays. WORKING OVERTIME INCLUDING SCHEDULED DAYS OFF AND UP TO 12 HOURS PER DAY IS A CORE REQUIREMENT

Interested applicants need to complete and submit a State of Maine Direct Hire Online Application, along with a Detailed Resume and Cover Letter @


If you are unable to apply online, Direct Hire Application forms can be obtained by contacting the NRSC Human Resources Office at 624-6370 or by accessing the NRSC website at

Value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement: 14.47% of pay, Employee Pays: 7.65% of pay
Value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $14.31 biweekly

Value of State-paid Health Insurance*:

Level 1:  100% State Contribution = $461.75 biweekly (employee pays nothing)
Level 2:  95% State Contribution = $438.66 biweekly (Employee pays: 5%)

Level 3:  90% State Contribution = $415.58 biweekly (Employee pays: 5%)
Level 4:  85% State Contribution = $392.49 biweekly (Employee pays: 5%)
*The level of actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program.