APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 29
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In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
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.
This position is located at Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City and will work around inmates. The incumbent will supervise medium security inmates in a 1,500 bed facility serving three meals daily; order and obtain food and kitchen supplies; schedule, assign, coordinate and review work of inmate staff; monitor security of the general kitchen area and food as required; provide training and orientation to new inmate staff regarding agency policies and procedures, food preparation and service, and health, and safety regulations; 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 utilizing standard measuring devices, equipment, standardized recipes, and food production sheets to maintain established food diets. The incumbent must be ServSafe Certified prior to employment. Weekend work will be required. THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
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, hospitality, 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.
Some positions in this series require agency specific food handling certification(s) at the time of application or within a set time frame as defined by the hiring agency.
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.
Additional Position Criteria
This position requires working with inmates.
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.