Job Title: Director of Science and Technology
Reports to: Chief Veterinarian
Date: December 2020
The Director of Science and Technology is responsible for the development and implementation of food safety programs related to potential parasitic, microbial or chemical hazards, understanding and responding to relevant pre- and post-harvest food safety and human nutrition issues, and addressing issues of animal handling in market channels. This is a technical position and not a registered lobbyist position. The Director of Science and Technology will report to the NPPC Chief Veterinarian.
Take on other assignments and projects which may be outside of primary issue area as needed. Other duties as assigned by supervisor and VP Global Gov’t Affairs.
Requires travel (Approximately 15- 20%). Must have a valid driver’s license and passport.
Education and/or Experience:
Applicants for this position must possess a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from a U.S. accredited university, have at least one-year experience in food safety or equivalent training. A master’s in public health is desirable.
National Pork Producers Council Washington, DC Office.
Interested candidates can submit a resume and cover letter to Ms. Trang Anderson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
This position will remain open until filled.
The National Pork Producers Council, representing 42 affiliated state associations, works to ensure that the U.S. pork industry remains a consistent and responsible supplier of high-quality pork to domestic and international markets.
Through public-policy outreach, NPPC fights for reasonable legislation and regulations, develops revenue and market opportunities, and protects the livelihood of America’s 60,000 pork producers.
In addition to working on legislation, regulations and trade initiatives, NPPC has its own political action committee, PorkPAC, dedicated to educating and supporting federal lawmakers and candidates who support pork producers.