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.
PER EXECUTIVE ORDER 2023-11, ALL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS HAVE BEEN WAIVED FOR THIS POSITION UNTIL JUNE 30th, 2024. Please refer to the link for more information: https://gov.nv.gov/Newsroom/ExecOrders/2023/Executive_Order_2023-011/. You must respond to the minimum qualifications screening question to ensure that your application moves forward.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.
Food Service/Cook Supervisor III works under the direct supervision of the Food Service Manager and consult with them on a regular basis. This position requires the employee to work and supervise directly with inmates. They 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, train food service personnel in operation of kitchen equipment.
They 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. Maintain a clean and sanitary kitchen environment, direct staff in cleaning activities and comply with health codes and sanitation requirements. Observe safe practices at all times, adhere to tool/equipment control administrative regulations and institutional procedures. Ensure safety training is ongoing.
Maintain and project an approachable, open-minded attitude, and respect appropriate confidentiality to ensure open, two way communication.
The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE***
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
|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 as described above.
|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 pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
|Incumbents in the Department of Corrections are required to work with and amongst inmates to complete job duties.
|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.