APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 29
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.
until recruitment needs are satisfied
** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
Food Service Cook/Supervisors prepare and/or supervise quantity food preparation and serving according to standardized menus and recipes in an institutional setting.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.
The Food Service/Cook Supervisor III works under the direct supervision of the Food Service Manager and consults with them on a regular basis. This position requires the employee to work with and supervise inmates. The incumbent will supervise the serving of meals, schedule, assign, coordinate and review work of inmate staff, train staff/inmates on agency policies and procedures, food preparation/service, along with health and safety regulations, and in the operation of kitchen equipment.
The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring food quality along with portion control, prepare special dietary meals, prepare food delivery carts to transport prepared meals, ensure proper rotation of food and supply inventories, and minimize food wastage by ensuring proper food preparation and utilization of leftovers. Duties also include maintaining a clean and sanitary kitchen environment; directing staff in cleaning activities and complying with health codes and sanitation requirements; observing safe practices at all times; adhering to tool/equipment control regarding administrative regulations and institutional procedures; ensuring safety training is ongoing; and maintaining and projecting an approachable, open-minded attitude, and respect appropriate confidentiality to ensure open, two way communication.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Graduation from high school or equivalent education and four years of experience which involved planning, preparation and serving of regular and special meals; following established menus; ordering food supplies; and maintaining records in an military, institutional, correctional, healthcare, hospitallity, or other large quantity food service facility. One year of the required experience must have been in a supervisory capacity; OR one year of experience as an Food Service Cook/Supervisor II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
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.
Incumbents in the Department of Corrections are required to work with and amongst inmates to complete job duties.
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.