USDA Field Reviewer - Living in All States Except California or Massachusetts

Bethesda, Maryland


Manhattan Strategy Group (MSG) seeks nationwide independent contractors (1099) to serve as “Retail Store Reviewers” to perform store reviews. Reviewers will visit and assess retailer stores in or near their city of residence to document store conditions, collect food inventory count, capture photographs, and sketch a general layout of the business

Reviewers will follow standardized survey procedures to complete and document the surveys and electronically transmit the collected information to our secure system for review.

Resume and Cover Letter are optional.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Complete initial and follow-up online orientation on how to perform store surveys properly
  • Travel to assigned retailers and perform surveys of retail stores in and around your city of residence within a few days notice
  • Introduce yourself, present identification, and government documentation to store owner/manager for review
  • Collaborate with the store owner/manager to collect data
  • Document store conditions
  • Take required pictures on your mobile device as part of survey performance and documentation
  • Follow guidelines from project team and client to ensure surveys are performed properly
  • Accurately measure dimensions of a store
  • Create a simple electronic sketch of the store layout
  • Electronically transmit the information via mobile website or desktop

General Requirements:

  • Daily access to high-speed internet and computer
  • Daily access to high quality digital camera or smart phone, no more than 3 years old
  • Ability to access the internet via mobile website or desktop to transmit data and upload photos to MSG
  • Ability and willingness to travel to stores in or around your city
  • Willingness to travel to and perform surveys in areas that may include high crime or difficult to reach locations
  • Excellent communication/customer service skills, organizational ability, time management, and attention to detail and deadlines
  • Ability to interact with people calmly and professionally, including store staff if they are not cooperative


  • 18+ years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Good communications and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Flexible and able to easily shift priorities with a can-do attitude in a fast-paced, often changing environment


  • Unlimited Earning Potential
  • Ongoing, long-term work available
  • Flexible schedule set your own hours
  • Set your own preferred travel radius of 25-200 miles
  • Perfect extra income or part-time work
  • 1099 worker status
  • Work weekends or weekdays
  • Monthly pay via secure direct deposit

While all applications are appreciated, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Disclaimer: Cannot be actively involved with point of sale (POS) device sales or work involving merchant credit/credit card processing services.

EEO Statement: We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be 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 Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.

Employment will be contingent on the outcome of a background investigation and reference checks. While all applications are appreciated, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.