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Agricultural and Fish Products Inspectors  (NOC 2222)
Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

Agricultural and fish products inspectors inspect agricultural and fish products for conformity to prescribed production, storage and transportation standards. They are employed by government departments and agencies and by private sector food processing companies. Supervisors of agricultural and fish products inspectors are also included in this group.

agricultural products inspector, crop certification inspector, dairy products inspector, fish inspector, fish products inspector, fruit and vegetables inspector, grain inspector, livestock inspector, meat inspector, plant protection inspector, poultry inspector, supervisor, agricultural products inspection, supervisor, fish products inspection.

The following is a summary of main duties for some occupations in this unit group:
  • Fish and fish products inspectors inspect fish, fish products, fish handling and processing methods and prepare reports and ensure that regulations are followed.
  • Fruit and vegetables inspectors inspect fresh and frozen fruit and vegetables at inspection centres and prepare reports on crop production and market conditions.
  • Grain inspectors inspect and grade all classes of grain at terminal elevators, monitor the fumigation of infested grain, and examine storage, handling and transportation equipment to ensure that sanitary procedures are followed.
  • Meat inspectors monitor the operations and sanitary conditions of slaughtering and meat processing plants and inspect carcasses to ensure they are fit for consumption.
  • Plant protection inspectors certify seed crops, oversee the quarantine, treatment or destruction of plants and plant products, and the fumigation of plants and plant product imports and exports.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Bishop's Falls, Bonavista, Botwood, Catalina, Clarenville-Shoal Harbour, Gambo, Gander, Gillesport, Grand Falls-Windsor, Hare Bay, La Scie, Lewisporte, Musgrave Harbour, New-Wes-Valley, Port Union, Springdale

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Outlook & Prospects for Agricultural and Fish Products Inspectors in Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region

The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.

Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Agricultural and Fish Products Inspectors in Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region as well as in the rest of the Newfoundland and Labrador.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
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Local Labour Market News

Week of Mar 31 - Apr 04, 2014 Week of Mar 24 - Mar 28, 2014
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Week of Mar 17 - Mar 21, 2014 Week of Mar 10 - Mar 14, 2014
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