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.
Nevada Department of Corrections is seeking a full-time Food Service Cook Supervisor. This position is located at High Desert State Prison (HDSP) in Indian Springs, NV. Incumbents work in an institutional or correctional setting serving three meals daily to over 500 individuals; order and obtain food and kitchen supplies; schedule, assign, coordinate and review work of a staff of 20 or more inmates on an assigned shift; monitor security of the general kitchen area and food; provide training and orientation to new staff/inmates regarding agency policies and procedures, food preparation and service, and health and safety regulations.
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.
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.