• State of Nevada
  • Elko, Nevada
  • Jun 04, 2022
Administrative Analysis and Research Clerical and Administrative Support Nutrition and Food Services
  • Salary: N/A USD

Job Description





Salary Range: $36,790.56 - $53,598.96


Phone: 775 684-0151


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 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 possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others. Under general supervision, incumbents perform or supervise the performance of the full range of duties described in the series concept.

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 on an assigned shift; monitor the security of the general kitchen area and food as required; and provide training and orientation to new staff regarding agency policies and procedures, food preparation and service, and health and safety regulations. The incumbent will 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.

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Minimum Qualifications
  • Graduation from high school or equivalent education and two years of experience which involved preparation and serving of food according to standardized menus in a military, institutional, correctional, healthcare, hospitality, restaurant, quick service or other large quantity food service facility; OR one year of experience as an Food Service Cook/Supervisor I 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.

    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: Elko

Job Address

Elko, Nevada United States View Map