FOOD SERVICE COOK/SUPERVISOR 2
- DCFS - Nevada Youth Training Center (NYTC)
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
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.
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 Nevada DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES (DCFS) is seeking a Food Service Cook/Supervisor II for the Nevada Youth Training Center (NYTC), a 48-bed secure facility for male youth age 14 to 18 located in Elko NV. NYTC's 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. Under general supervision, incumbents perform or supervise the performance of the full range of duties described in the series concept. 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; provide training and orientation to new staff regarding agency policies and procedures, food preparation and service, and health and safety regulations. 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.
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.
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.
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.