Correctional Officer/Youth Rehab Food Service Supervisor
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
- Applies food service principles, practices and methods governing food preparation activities such as food handling, proper storage and temperature control, cleaning of kitchen equipment and utensils to comply with safety and sanitary standards.
- Instructs inmate food service workers in the operation of various commercial kitchen equipment such as dishwashers, ovens, toasters, meat slicers, choppers, deep fryers, food processors, steam pots, blenders, and mixers.
- Instructs inmates/youth food service workers in food preparation, cooking, safe food and storage handling.
- Supervises inmates/youths in their kitchen assignments, directing their activities and establishing a positive working relationship.
- Maintains a positive supportive relationship with youth/inmates food service workers through appropriate use of active listening skills in providing guidance as needed.
- Prepares and cooks meals.
- Maintains control of kitchen utensils, tools and equipment.
- Enforces rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the institution and the department in the maintenance of discipline, order, security and housekeeping of assigned locations and staff.
- Enforces personal hygiene rules for inmate/youth food service workers to maintain sanitary standards.
- Prepares various reports and maintains accurate records.
- Attends various Department approved training courses.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Correctional Officer/Youth Rehab Food Service Supervisor
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
- Possession of a High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Possession of a Serve Safe Certification.
- Three years experience in institutional or commercial cooking and baking.
- Three years experience in proper safety, storage and sanitation standards for food items.
- Six months experience in prioritizing and organizing food service activities.
- Six months experience in narrative report writing.
- Knowledge of inventory control such as ordering, receiving, tracking, storing and handling inventory; disbursing materials, supplies and equipment.
- Knowledge of staff supervision acquired through course work, academic training, training provided through an employer, or performing as a lead worker overseeing the work of others; OR supervising staff which may include planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating the work of others; OR supervising through subordinate supervisors a group of professional, technical, and clerical employees.
- Possession of a valid Driver’s License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).
- At least 19 1/2 years of age.
Additional Posting Information
Selected incumbent’s annual base starting salary is $40,380. Upon successful completion of the Correctional Employee Initial Training (CEIT) course, and after being assigned to a facility, the salary will increase to $68,450.00. Additionally, the incumbent will be eligible for a 5% shift differential if he/she works four or more hours between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m.