N.C. Department of Health and Human Services
Overall Job Objective Description of Work **THIS IS A REPOST. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED AND DO NOT NEED TO RE-APPLY**Salary Grade: 65 Salary Range: $33,001 - $52,644 This position is located at Harnett Correctional Institution, Lillington, NC. Employee will provide supervision and custody of inmates in their assigned food preparation and food service work areas. Oversee inmate workers engaged in a variety of activities in food production including, cooking, baking and serving food to the inmate population. Work includes, but not limited to, communication verbally and in writing; comprehend computer data; collect; secure and maintain equipment; read and comprehend and calculate menus; observe sanitary food handing practices; understand food nutritional values; inventory and rotate stock and comprehend training and work a varied schedule.If there are no fully qualified candidates for the Correctional Food Service Officer II position, management may consider trainee candidates who qualify for Correctional Food Service Officer I which requires: High School or General Educational Development (GED) diploma and one year of experience in institutional food preparation and food services, in management of a commercial food service operation, as a Correctional Officer or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Trainee employees' salaries will be less than that of those employees who are fully qualified. The pay will be adjusted up when the employee has obtained the necessary additional 12 months of experience. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies Thorough knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in large-scale food production and food service activities.Thorough knowledge of the cooking times and temperatures of various foods to ensure compliance with numerous regulations.Thorough knowledge of food sanitation principals and methods to maintain standards in an institutional kitchen.Thorough knowledge of the dietary requirements for a variety of special diets and allowable substitutions for various food items found on diet menus.Considerable knowledge of the methods and materials used in baking and cooking activities in an institutional kitchen.Ability to plan and manage food production activities to fulfill menu requirements.Ability to maintain routine records regarding the food service activities.Ability to establish and maintain standards of sanitation for all areas supervised.Ability to supervise and direct inmate workers in handling work assignments.Ability to establish good working relationships with inmates. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements High School or General Educational Development (GED) diploma and two years of experience in institutional food preparation and food services, in management of a commercial food service operations, or as a Correctional Officer; oran equivalent combination of education and experience.Necessary Special Qualifications: Must be eligible for certification by the N.C. Criminal Justice Education & Training Standards Commission. Supplemental and Contact Information All employment history MUST be included in the Work Experience section of your application as it is critical to our screening and salary determination process. Any information omitted from the application but included in the resume (text or attached) WILL NOT be considered as qualifying experience. The North Carolina Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified men and women to apply. DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified individuals. Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position.Online applications are only accepted through http://www.oshr.nc.gov/jobs/Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application. Embedded or attached resumes are not accepted as a substitution for a completed application.The Knowledge, Skills and Abilities AND the Minimum Education and Experience are REQUIRED in order to be considered qualified for the position. Therefore, you MUST provide supporting information within the body of the application that clearly demonstrates your possession of the KSA's and the Education/Experience requirements. DPS will NOT accept see attached resume in lieu of education and work experience completed on the application. To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North Carolina application in the Education and Work Experience sections of the applications form. Any information omitted cannot be considered for qualifying credit.Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, along with your application.During the online application process, if additional documentation is required, attach the documentation at the bottom of Step 4 in the application process. If applying for a position certified through the North Carolina Department of Justice-Criminal Justice Standards Division, refer to http://www.ncdoj.gov/getdoc/831a884b-7b81-42bf-aa64-6d725bbbd49e/Criminal-Justice-Education-and-Training-Standards.aspx for specific certification requirements.The N.C. Department of Public Safety must adhere to the United States Department of Justice Final Rule on the National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape under the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Standards at 28 C.F.R. Part 115 Docket No. OAG-131 RIN 1105-AB34. Refer to http://www.ncdps.gov/document/prea-hiring-and-promotion-prohibitions for hiring and promotion prohibition requirements for all positions in the N. C. Department of Public Safety. Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. You can check the status of the application by logging into your account at www.oshr.nc.gov and clicking Application Status.For technical assistance with completing the application please contact our applicant customer support line at 855-524-5627. To create an account please follow this link for instructions https://www.governmentjobs.com/Home/ApplicationGuide Contact Information: Lisa Haynes Burke919-582-6123
N.C. Department of Health and Human Services
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The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is the agency in state government responsible for ensuring the health, safety and well being of all North Carolinians, providing human service needs for special populations including individuals who are deaf, blind, developmentally disabled and mentally ill, and helping poor North Carolinians achieve economic independence.