Government of New Brunswick

Public Health Inspectors

Regional management and staff working in many of the inspection programs including food safety are Public Health Inspectors who hold certification by the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI). Public Health Inspectors require a bachelor degree in environmental health from a university recognized by the Board of Certification of CIPHI. For more information on becoming a Public Health Inspector, visit www.ciphi.ca

Agri-food Inspectors

Agri-food Inspectors provide professional, semi-professional and technical inspection services to the NB dairy and abattoir industries. Agricultural Technicians require a diploma in agriculture from an institute of technology or agricultural college. Agrologists must have a degree or post graduate study in Agriculture and membership to the New Brunswick Institute of Agrologists.

Through inspection, enforcement, licensing and monitoring the Health Protection Branch aims to maintain healthy environments and reduce the incidence of disease in New Brunswick.

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Staff

Staff with the Branch are employed in 4 geographic regions.

  • North region
  • Central Region
  • East region
  • South Region
  • Provincial Agri-foods

North – Restigouche County; Madawaska County; the parishes of Drummond and Grand Falls in Victoria County, but excluding the portion of the parish of Drummond lying southeast of Salmon River; Gloucester County

Central – Queens County, excluding the parishes of Petersville, Hampstead, Wickham, Brunswick and Johnston, but including that portion of the Village of Cambridge Narrows lying in the parish of Johnston; Victoria County, excluding the parishes of Drummond and Grand Falls, but including the portion of the parish of Drummond lying southeast of Salmon River; Carleton County; York County; Sunbury County; the parishes of Ludlow and Blissfield in Northumberland County

East – Kent County; Albert County; Westmorland County; Northumberland County, excluding the parishes of Ludlow and Blissfield

South – Charlotte County; Saint John County; Kings County; the parishes of Petersville, Hamstead, Wickham, Brunswick and Johnston in Queens County, but excluding the portion of the Village of Cambridge Narrows lying in the parish of Johnston