• State of Nevada
  • Elko, Nevada
  • Aug 30, 2020
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Clerical and Administrative Support Nutrition and Food Services
  • Salary: $36,791 - $53,599 per yr USD

Job Description

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 II for the Nevada Youth Training Center (NYTC), a 64-bed secure facility for male youth age 14 to 18 located in Elko. 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 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 youth 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 and/or supervise 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; 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; and ensure staff maintains food handling certifications as required and compliance with state laws/regulations/license requirements, national standards. This is a full-time position. 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! 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.
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Additional Information

Announcement Number: 40209
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 07/21/2020
Phone: (775)684-0151
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

Job Address

Elko, Nevada United States View Map