FDA Youth Participant (Underage Participant)- Idaho, New Mexico & Virgin Islands

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 11:33

The FDA Center for Tobacco Products requires the assistance of minors age 16 – 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. We have multiple openings in Idaho, New Mexico and Virgin Islands. 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 (depending on age) 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. 


Language: Fluency in English 

Age: Must be between 16 – 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 

Location: Must reside in the following areas: Idaho (North Central, Southwest, Southern, Southeast), New Mexico (Carlsbad, Roswell, Hobbs) & Virgin Islands. 

If you meet the minimum qualifications for this role, please click on the “Apply” link posted below and complete the online application. If you have technical difficulty, please email jobs@jbsinternational.com

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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