Consumer Protections Technician

General summary

This is a vocational position involving the enforcement of federal and state laws relevant to consumer safety and protections for an assigned area through the inspection of alleged violations. Work performed will help protect consumers and producers of food, feed, fuel, seed, animals, fiber, and plant material. May also participate in investigations.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

Knowledge of federal and state laws pertaining to consumer safety and protections. Knowledge of testing methods and devices. Ability to operate and maintain instruments and equipment relating to assigned area. Ability to analyze data and prepare reports. Working in inclement weather and hazardous

environments may be required. Ability to operate a motor vehicle and maintain a valid vehicle operator’s license.

Typical qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent.

Pay grade