FDA Youth Participant-New Mexico

Tue, 04/05/2022 - 08:24

The FDA Center for Tobacco Products requires the assistance of minors ages 16-17 and those under age 18-20 to attempt the purchase of tobacco products from local tobacco retailers. The goal of the program is to ensure tobacco retailers are complying with Federal laws and regulations that prevent them from selling tobacco products to minors. This will be a part-time, position working outside school hours and on some weekends. 


· The Youth Participant will always be supervised and monitored by an FDA Commissioned Inspector and adult Chaperone during their work shift. 

· The Youth Participant will receive training prior to conducting any purchase attempts. 

· The Youth Participant will be driven to and from the tobacco retailer locations by the FDA Commissioned Inspector. 

· The Youth Participant will attempt to purchase a tobacco product per the procedures provided within their training and the instructions provided by the FDA Commissioned Inspector.  

· After the purchase attempt, the Youth Participant will leave the tobacco retailer with or without a purchased item. 

· Purchased items will be immediately turned over to the FDA Commissioned Inspector. 


Language: English Fluency (oral and written) 

Age:¬†Must be between 16 ‚Äď 20 yrs and 10 months of age¬†

Knowledge: Possess a strong work ethic. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Willingness to dress and look age appropriate.  

Hours: Must be flexible and able to work after school hours and on the weekends as necessary  

Locations: Must reside in or near New Mexico  

OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED: This position description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position nor will it be the sole basis for any subsequent employee evaluations. Incumbents will follow any other instructions and perform any other related duties as may be required by their supervisor. 

This position is subject to availability of funds and to any and all restrictions contained in the contract or contracts that provide funding for this position. 

Application Information: 

If you meet the minimum requirements for this position, please click on the "Apply" link posted below and complete the application.   

Our company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Applicants can learn more about the company's status as an equal opportunity employer by viewing the federal "EEO is the Law" poster at EEOPost.pdf. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.    


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