Jobs at the FSA
From time to time the Agency will be seeking to fill positions, across a range of grades and disciplines, through open competition. When we have vacancies, they will be advertised in either the national press or the appropriate specialist press as well as appearing on this website.
The Food Standards Agency is an Equal Opportunities employer.
We welcome applications regardless of gender, disability, religion, ethnic origin, sexual orientation or whether or not your have dependants.
We also operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for people with disabilities who meet the minimum published criteria.
The Food Standards Agency is an Investor in People.
We are looking to recruit three individuals who will be part of effective teams to deliver the relevant elements of FSA in Scotlands’s work as required by statutory obligations, the Agency's Strategic Plan and as determined by Scottish Ministers.
The primary role of this post is support for incident response, investigation and management. The post-holder will establish effective relationships with a range of key stakeholders, within the Agency and externally with enforcement authorities and other Government Departments, both in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland (RoI).
We employ food safety experts across the country including scientists, front line inspectors, enforcement experts, policy delivery teams, economists, lawyers, and administrators, all working together to help provide safer food for the nation. As a forward-thinking organisation we're looking for people who can help us rise to the challenges ahead.
To deliver its vision of 'safe food for the nation', the Agency draws on the skills of a wide range of staff. In this section you can read how economists, statisticians, scientists, enforcement officers and others do their jobs. And how their work fits into the bigger picture.
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