• State of Nevada
  • Carson City, Nevada
  • Jun 04, 2022
Nutrition and Food Services
  • Salary: N/A USD

Job Description





*Pay Grade: GRADE 29

Salary Range: $39,943.44 - $58,380.48

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time

Recruiter: HOLLY ROEL

Phone: 775 977-5714


Position Description

Food Service Cook/Supervisors prepare and/or supervise quantity food preparation and serving according to standardized menus and recipes in an institutional setting.

The Nevada Department of Corrections has a vacancy for a Food Services Cook/Supervisor 3 at Warm Springs Correctional Center, in Carson City, Nevada. Under general supervision, incumbents perform or supervise the performance of the full range of duties described in the series concept. Incumbents work in an institutional or correctional setting serving 3 meals a day to over 500 individuals; order and obtain food and kitchen supplies; schedule, assign, coordinate and review work of a staff of 20 or more inmates on an assigned shift; monitor security of the general kitchen area and food; provide training and orientation to new staff/inmates regarding agency policies and procedures, food preparation and service, and health and safety regulations. The incumbent must be ServSafe Certified prior to employment. Perform related duties as assigned.

Incumbent must be willing to work with and around inmates.

Two shifts staffed daily, weekend work will be required.

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.

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Minimum Qualifications

  • "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."

The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam
  • The exam will consist of an application and resume evaluation. It is essential that applications/resumes 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.

Special Requirements

A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.

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.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Ability to plan, organize and coordinate food preparation and bakery operations.

Ability to train and supervise others in the preparation of three meals daily for over 500 individuals in an institutional or correctional setting.

Ability to schedule and assign food service and bakery duties to a large staff.

Working knowledge of supervisory techniques and practices.

Ability in all knowledge, skills and abilities required at the lower levels.

This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

*The salary range indicated in this announcement is based on the Employee/Employer retirement compensation schedule. An employer-only option is available at a reduced salary range.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Carson City
Nearest Secondary Market: Reno

Job Address

Carson City, Nevada United States View Map