Communities Unlimited, Inc.

Food Safety Trainer - Memphis, TN

Communities Unlimited Inc., is seeking to fill a position for a Food Safety Trainer based in our Memphis, Tennessee office.  The primary function of the Food Safety Trainer is to provide support to small-scale fruit and vegetable farmers in the Mid-South to implement Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and Good Handling Practices (GHP) and secure group-based certification. This involves the provision of traditional training/workshops and regular on-farm follow-up to assist with implementation and preparations for audit. Travel to farms through the Mid-South, including eastern Arkansas, northern Mississippi and western Tennessee is required and the position is based in Memphis, TN.

CU is a nonprofit community development organization founded in Arkansas in 1976. CU’s mission is to move rural and under-resourced communities in areas of persistent poverty to sustainable prosperity. CU was selected by the USDA as the Memphis/Mid-South Food LINC value chain coordinator. For more information about CU’s healthy foods initiative and Food LINC please visit

CU staff provide a full range of management consulting, technical assistance, financing and training to strengthen communities and small businesses. We serve the following seven states:  Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas.

A detailed description of required skills and experience and essential job duties is provided in the job description available through the link below.

For a copy of the job description please click HERE.

UPDATE:  Applications will be accepted through April 28, 2017.  A cover letter and resume may be submitted to:

Human Resources via:
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USPS:  3 East Colt Square Drive  |  Fayetteville, AR  72703
Fax:      479-443-5036


Communities Unlimited, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws and link to the three posters: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Poster (FMLA regulations were revised to allow for electronic posting as long as such posting otherwise meets the requirements of the regulations.); Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Poster; and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) Poster.