State of Nevada FOOD SERVICE COOK/SUPERVISOR 1 in Nevada
FOOD SERVICE COOK/SUPERVISOR 1
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 25
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.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Division of Child and Family Services
Job Class Code:
Announcement Number: 34485
Open to all qualified persons.
for another 4 Days 1 Hrs 25 Mins
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 I 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. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform entry-level work and may provide assistance to others. 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. Prepare quantity food preparation and serving according to standardized menus and recipes in an institutional, correctional, residential, or non-residential setting. 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.
THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE PRIOR TO THE POSTED CLOSING DATE DEPENDING ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
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. Prepare and submit orders for commodity foods including fresh, frozen, and canned food as well as sugar, flour, wrapping supplies, utensils, and cleaning supplies; maintain appropriate supply levels. Maintain close and constant surveillance to ensure the control and security of tools and equipment used in food preparation and service areas as required in the work setting. Ensure staff maintains food handling certifications as required and compliance with state laws/regulations/license requirements, national standards.
This is a full time position with a variable work agreement with overtime after 40 hours per week. The State of Nevada and DCFS offer an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), accrual of 15 days of annual and 15 days of sick leave, 11 paid holidays and no city, county, state or social security tax! DCFS together in partnership with families, communities and other governmental agencies provides support and services to assist Nevada's children and families in reaching their full human potential. We recognize that Nevada's families are our future and children, youth and families thrive when they live in safe permanent settings, experience a sense of sustainable emotional and physical wellbeing, and receive support to consistently make positive choices for family and the common good. DCFS is an extremely complex organization with incredibly dedicated and professional staff committed to serving Nevada's youth and families! More information on our Division and the valuable services we provide Nevada's children and families can be found at: http://dcfs.nv.gov/.
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In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Graduation from high school or equivalent education and two years of experience which involved preparation and serving of meals according to standardized menus in a military, institutional, correctional, healthcare, hospitality, or other large quantity food service facility; 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 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.
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
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Division of Human Resource Management Northern Nevada 209 East Musser Street, Room 101 Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1400 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
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