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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $41,321.52 to  $60,969.60  PAY GRADE: 32
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.
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: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 03.110
Announcement Number: 31294
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 04/20/2017
Close Date: 05/04/2017
   Phone: (775)684-0147
   Email: krschulz@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Food Service Managers plan, organize and supervise the quantity ordering, receiving, storage, preparation, and service of food in a correctional, residential, instructional or similar setting.
The Nevada DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES (DCFS) is seeking a Food Service Manager I for the SUMMIT VIEW YOUTH CENTER (SVYC), a 48-bed secure facility for male youth age 14 to 18 located in North Las Vegas, NV. SVYC goal is to promote positive self-growth, create change in behavior, attitudes, values and ways of thinking through education, therapeutic treatment and appropriate medical and mental health services. The incumbent will work in a youth correctional facility preparing and serving three meals daily; order and obtain food and kitchen supplies; schedule, assign, coordinate and review work of 4 kitchen staff and youths who are assigned to work in the kitchen; monitor security of the general kitchen area and food as required; 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; prepare food service reports; submit budget estimates as required; complete data for National School Lunch Program re-imbursement; evaluate employee and youth performance; provide orientation to new employees and assigned youth; participate in interview process, and resolve problems, complaints, and formal grievances at the first level; and recommend appropriate disciplinary action as needed.
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 two years of experience in a high volume food service operation that involved planning, organizing and supervising work of others; purchasing food stuffs; meal planning; and preparation and serving of food; 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
If there are five or fewer qualified applicants, the exam will consist of an application evaluation. (This statement does not apply for Until Recruitment Needs are Satisfied (URS) announcements).

FOOD SERVICE MANAGER 1 (03.110) Training and Experience Exam
The exam will consist of a rating of training and experience weighted 100%. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. Your score will be based on the information provided in your application and your responses to the questions asked below. If there are several parts to a question, answer each part separately. Along with each answer, identify the position(s) and/or training (as described in your application) where you gained the background asked for in the question. Absence of experience/training asked for in a question is not necessarily disqualifying. Failure to answer the questions will result in a score based solely on the application.

Qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.
1) Describe your experience including numbers of years in Institutional Food Service Management such as Institutional Cook, military E-5 or above or in a school or hospital setting.
2) Describe your experience including numbers of years in Food Service Management experience beyond the minimum qualifications in fast food, buffet, deli, bakery, restaurant, etc.
3) Do you have previous hands-on experience with the Nutrikids software program? Describe your experience.
4) Have you attended seminar training sessions or accredited courses related to food service and/or dietary related fields in management, budgeting, purchasing, inventory control, sanitation/safety, preparation, service, training, accounting, and dietetics?
5) Describe your experience working in a juvenile detention facility.
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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Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
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Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Southern Nevada
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Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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