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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
FOOD SERVICE COOK/SUPERVISOR 2 - DCFS - Caliente Youth Center (CYC)
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $33,679.44 to  $49,047.12  PAY GRADE: 27
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Division of Child and Family Services
Location: Caliente
Job Class Code: 03.203
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 31282
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 04/20/2017
Close Date: 05/04/2017
Recruiter:
   KENNETH SCHULZ
   Phone: (775)684-0147
   Email: krschulz@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Food Service Cook/Supervisors prepare and/or supervise quantity food preparation and serving according to standardized menus and recipes in an institutional setting.
The Nevada DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES (DCFS) is seeking a Food Service Cook/Supervisor II for the Caliente Youth Center (CYC) a 140-bed staff secure facility for male and female youth age 12 to 18. Caliente is home to some of the most beautiful country in Nevada! This includes the magnificent Rainbow Canyon and the oasis-like setting of Kershaw-Ryan State Park just 2 miles south of the city center. Within 50 miles of the town are four other Nevada state parks: Beaver Dam, Cathedral Gorge, Spring Valley, and Echo Canyon. Caliente is a short distance, approximately 2 hours north, from the bright lights of Las Vegas, NV. The CYC goal is to promote positive self-growth, create change in behavior, attitudes, values and ways of thinking for youth. Under general supervision, incumbents work in a youth correctional facility serving three meals daily; order and obtain food and kitchen supplies; schedule, assign, coordinate and review work of a staff of five or more students or inmates on an assigned shift; monitor security of the general kitchen area and food as required; and provide training and orientation to new staff regarding agency policies and procedures, food preparation and service, and health and safety regulations. Prepare and/or supervise quantity food preparation and serving according to standardized menus and recipes; serve or supervise the serving of meals in a controlled environment cafeteria style, or the delivery of bulk or individual servings as special situations may require; ensure food quality and food portion control by utilizing standard measuring devices, equipment, standardized recipes, and food production sheets to maintain established food cost control and quality. Monitor cost control on a per plate basis by ordering appropriate quantities of food items and supplies in accordance with established policies and guidelines and by using portion control; maintain necessary reports and records for analysis and accounting purposes. Prepare and submit orders for commodity foods including fresh, frozen, and canned food as well as sugar, flour, wrapping supplies, utensils, and cleaning supplies; maintain appropriate supply levels. Maintain close and constant surveillance to ensure the control and security of tools and equipment used in food preparation and service areas as required in the work setting. Ensure staff maintains food handling certifications as required and compliance with state laws/regulations/license requirements, national standards.
This is a full time position with a variable work agreement with overtime after 40 hours per week. The State of Nevada and DCFS offer an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), accrual of 15 days of annual and 15 days of sick leave, 11 paid holidays and no city, county, state or social security tax! DCFS together in partnership with families, communities and other governmental agencies provides support and services to assist Nevada's children and families in reaching their full human potential. We recognize that Nevada's families are our future and children, youth and families thrive when they live in safe permanent settings, experience a sense of sustainable emotional and physical wellbeing, and receive support to consistently make positive choices for family and the common good. DCFS is an extremely complex organization with incredibly dedicated and professional staff committed to serving Nevada's youth and families! More information on our Division and the valuable services we provide Nevada's children and families can be found at: http://dcfs.nv.gov/

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Graduation from high school or equivalent education and three years of experience which involved preparation and serving of food according to standardized menus in a military, institutional, correctional, healthcare, hospitality, or other large quantity food service facility; OR one year of experience as an Food Service Cook/Supervisor I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Requirements
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
The Examination
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
INFORMATIONAL LINKS
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
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Email
Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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