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Retail Food Safety, Hourly Support 3, CQA – Lakeland

Location: Lakeland, FL
Job ID: 28640BR
Department: Corporate Quality Assurance
Working Hours: Flexibility 40 hour work week, typically 8:00am-4:30pm M-F
Pay Frequency: Weekly
Date Posted: Apr 26, 2024

$36 - 50k
Full Time - Regular


  • Analyzing, processing, and reporting regulatory food safety inspection information and pest control data with retail and key support
  • Elevating and facilitating timely support of urgent food safety or pest-related concerns
  • Supporting the detailed review of monthly pest control invoices and
  • Working closely with the service provider, retail food safety team, and various key internal customers.

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma
  • 1 year of experience in an office administration position, with data review, interpretation, and reporting experience
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to remain flexible and calm in stressful situations and handle highly confidential and sensitive information
  • Ability to prioritize work, work under deadlines, and handle a high volume of work accurately
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization and contribute in a team setting
  • Enthusiasm, initiative, and pride in work
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet Explorer and Adobe Acrobat
  • Accurate computer typing skills at 40-50 wpm

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree in Business, Communications, or Food Safety or equivalent experience
  • 3 years of experience in an office administration position, with data review, interpretation, and reporting experience
  • 2 years of food retail experience (i.e. grocery, restaurant)
  • NEHA Certified Professional – Food Safety (CP-FS)
  • Publix Retail experience
  • General food safety knowledge


  • Employee stock ownership plan that contributes Publix stock to associates each year at no cost
  • An opportunity to purchase additional shares of our privately-held stock
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Group health, dental and vision plans plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Free hot lunches (buffet-style) at facilities with a cafeteria
  • Visit our website to see all of our benefits: Benefits – Jobs (

Year End Bonus

To reward associates for their contributions to the company for the calendar year, Publix provides a Holiday Bonus in November. In the first year of continuous employment the bonus is equal to 15 hours of pay, and in the second year of continuous employment the bonus is equal to one week’s pay if associate remains employed through issue date of the bonus check. In subsequent years, the bonus is equal to two weeks’ pay.

Additional Information

Your application may have additional steps that you will need to complete in order to remain eligible for consideration. Please be sure to monitor your email, including your spam folder, on a daily basis for critical, time-sensitive emails that could require action within 24-48 hours.

Please do not use your Publix email address when applying. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive a confirmation email.

Please note that Publix will not sponsor any hire for this position for a visa or permanent residence.

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