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Underage Purchaser

HeiTech Services, Inc. Syracuse, NY
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Job Description

Job Title: Underage Purchaser 

City: Syracuse / State: New York                                                   


Position Summary

Entry Level
After school/internship/work-study

The FDA Center for Tobacco Products requires the assistance of Underage Purchasers ages 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.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Underage Purchaser Participants will receive training prior to conducting purchase attempts
  • Underage Purchaser Participants will be driven to and from the local tobacco retailer location (up to a 60-mile radius if necessary) by assigned chaperones
  • Underage Purchaser Participants will attempt to purchase tobacco products per provided training instructions received prior to attempted purchases
  • Underage Purchaser Participants will be supervised and monitored by an FDA Inspector during attempted purchases
  • At the end of the attempts, Underage Purchaser Participants leave the store with or without a purchased item
  • Purchased items are turned over to the FDA Inspector
  • Underage Purchaser Participants will provide updates to contact information and will be available to testify in a hearing, upon request.

 

Skills and Abilities Required

  • A mature individual between the ages of 16 to 20 with a strong work ethic
  • Must be able to work outside of school hours if under the age of 18 years of age
  • Willingness to dress and look age appropriate
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to successfully complete 2 short training classes

 

Minimum Education and Experience Required



  • No prior work experience required
  • Must be between 16 and 20 years of age at the time of the assignment
  • Willing to dress and look age appropriate
  • Must have parental / guardian consent to participate if under the age of 18 years of age
  • Must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher demonstrated by transcript if under the age of 18 years of age
  • Must be a non-smoker and non-tobacco product user
  • Must be flexible in terms of dates and times for assignments
  • No prior law enforcement convictions
  • Willing to consent to a background investigation
  • Must carry valid identification with them at all times and be able to show valid identification when requested
  • Must be willing to submit an updated photo prior to each assignment if last assignment was six months ago or more
  • Will be required to provide two references from teachers or current/former employer
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Access to email, internet, and phone
  • Access to a computer with camera for interview


 

HeiTech Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws

 

Job Requirements
  • A mature individual between the ages of 16 to 20 with a strong work ethic
  • Must be able to work outside of school hours if under the age of 18 years of age
  • Willingness to dress and look age appropriate
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to successfully complete 2 short training classes

HeiTech Services, Inc.

Why Work Here?

Awesome CEO, good work environment, and room for professional development

HeiTech Services, Inc. is a federal programs and technology solutions provider headquartered in Landover, Maryland. We specialize in delivering Business Processing and Information Technology Services. Incorporated in 1999, HeiTech Services has implemented effective management-oriented solutions specifically designed to reduce costs and streamline operations for our client base, which includes twelve federal government agencies. Today, flexibility is a critical attribute for a successful services company. HeiTech Services focuses on the client’s mission and not the fine print! Our ability to creatively resolve unexpected budgetary or staffing issues drives our success. We view each client as a long-term partner and see new challenges as an opportunity to provide innovation and strengthen relationships. HeiTech Services, Inc. is a privately-owned company employing hundreds employees in multiple locations on a nationwide basis. Through leveraging knowledge and best practices, acquired from all of our projects, HeiTech Services generates consistent value for our clients. We are committed to helping clients achieve their goals while being mindful of our core values of Honor, Excellence and Innovation.

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