There are many lesser-known government jobs in our society which offer great opportunities to students and one such job is of the District Food Marketing Officer.
Many vacancies for the post of District Food Marketing Officer are announced in the Agriculture and Food and Civil Supplies Department of India. While the recruitment to the post of the District Food Marketing Officer is done by the Public Welfare Officer of the concerned state. And in this article further, we will know more about the job responsibilities, eligibility criteria and salary of a District Food Marketing Officer.
A District Food Marketing Officer is posted in the State Agricultural Department, Food and Civil Supplies Department and other related departments.
The main job responsibility of the District Food Marketing Officer includes assisting in the purchase and procurement of food products for the Civil Delivery system and other programs.
It also includes maintaining proper coordination between different government agencies at the district level and purchasing crops on the predecided rates, among other departmental works.
To become a District Food Marketing Officer, a candidate must possess a graduate degree from a recognised board or university.
However, for different states, the candidates are required to have some experience along with the graduate degree.
The Staff Selection Commission conducts an online and offline examination for the selection of District Food Marketing Officer. After this, a screening test/ interview is conducted.
However, the stages of the selection process for the District Food Marketing Officer can be increased or decreased as per the available vacancies and the number of applications received.
The age limit to apply for the post of District Food Marketing Officer ranges from 21 years of age to 40 years of age.
However, there is a provision to provide relaxation in the maximum age limit for the reserved categories candidates.
The salary of a District Food Marketing officer is paid as per the Rs. 9300- Rs. 34,800 Garde pay from Rs. 4600 to Rs.15,600- Rs. 39,100 Grade pay ( as per the 6th pay commission).
But, the salary of a District Food Marketing Officer can vary for different states.
The applications for the District Food Marketing Officer are invited through online mode by the concerned State Staff Selection Commission.
To gain more information and to apply for the concerned State’s District Food Marketing Officer, a candidate must visit the official website of the state Staff Selection Commission.
However, notifications for such recruitments are also published in various newspapers, dailies, job portals, job dailies. So, if a particular candidate wants to apply for the post of District Food Marketing Officer, then he/she must be in touch with such mediums for regular updates.