02 March, 2015

5484 Assistant Meat Inspector (North)

Bio Security


Government Department


Luganville, Santo, Vanuatu

Job Hours:

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Due Date:

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Job Description:

The Ministry of Agriculture, Fishery, Forestry, Livestock, Bio-Security wishes to recruit a qualified person for the position of Assistant Meat Inspector. This position is to ensure meat hygiene standard is maintained for local and exported meat.   
For more information on the position, please contact the following contact details provided.  
Duties & Responsiblitites:
  • Carry out systematic inspection of animals, carcasses at abattoir according to documented work instructions.
  • Detain suspect animals or carcasses and refer to the Senior Meat Inspector and Senior Veterinary Officer for a desicion
  • Record weight, identification, sex of all carcasses and provide detailed information to Senior Meat Inspector
  • Carry out inspection of all approved meat establishment
  • Maintain up-to-date paper records of all meat inspection activities and file all documents appropriately
  • Keep updated records of kill and inspection activities and file all documents appropriately
  • Keep updated records of kill and inspection in the meat inspection database
  • Assist meat Inspector quarterly meat skills assessment of Meat Inspectors
  • Assist Meat Inspector with production of monthly reports.
This position reports directly to the Meat Inspector North and directly supervises Technical Assistant Meat Inspector. 
The Assistant Meat Inspector will expect 
  • frequent internal personal contact with the positions of Meat Inspectors and Senior Veterinary Officers
  • frequent External personal contact with abattoir personnel and butchery personnel
  • Occasional Internal personal contact with MALFFB Corporate Services Unit Staff
  • Occasional external personal contacts with Airport/Wharf personnel, meat retailers, rural butchery personnel. 

  • Qualification - Minimum 12 Certificate
  • Special Business Education - Meat Science Qualification
  • Experience - Minimum of two (2) years working in Meat Inspection
  • Special Skills - Communicates well with others; Demonstrate capacity to work in a team; Be computer literate; especially in MS Word, MS Excel and MS Access.
  •  Thinking Style - Analytical, Practical Thinking
  • Communication Interpersonal Skills - Excellent Written and verbal communications
  • Behavioral Competencies - Honest, Reliable, Committed, Cooperative and Punctual. 


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English or French and Bislama


How To Apply:

Interested applicants for the above position may send in applications including CVs and references to the address provided below.
Contact Name:

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 (+678) 23406


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The Human Resource Manager, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, Livestock & Bio Security, PMB 9036, Port Vila, Vanuatu.


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