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Food Services Program Manager - Saline County, IL


State of Illinois


Description of Duties/Essential Functions

Under administrative direction of the Assistant Superintendent. of Operations (Senior Public Service Administrator); plans, develops, coordinates and directs a large-scale food services program for the facility. Serves as full line supervisor; assigns and reviews work; provides guidance and training to assigned staff. Plans, schedules and publishes all menus for general and/or special diets; directs initiation and maintenance of proper and healthy sanitation and safety standards. Prepares reports (daily, weekly, monthly, annually) regarding food cost.

Minimum Requirements

Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college with courses in nutrition, dietetics or food service management. Requires three years of progressively responsible administrative experience. Requires possession of either: a.) Certification as a Registered Dietitian with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Commission on Dietetic Registration, and in accordance with the rules set forth in the Illinois Administrative Code Title 68, Chapter 8 Subchapter b, Part 1245; Dietetic and Nutrition Practices Act; OR b.) Food Service Sanitation Certificate issued by the Illinois Department of Public Health, or requires possession of a Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM) certification from a program accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Conference for Food Protection (CFP). Requires thorough knowledge of the modern methods of the storage, preparation and service of food, and the sanitary requirements and equipment used in large scale food operations. Requires thorough knowledge of departmental rules, regulations and policies in regard to dietary services and the security and safety of food services in an Institutional setting. Requires thorough knowledge of dietetics. Requires ability to estimate and budget for future needs and cost of personnel, space, and equipment, supplies, and services.

Conditions of Employment: Requires the ability to pass the IDOC/IDJJ background check.
On January 1, 2020, the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act will make it legal for residents over the age of 21 to produce, consume and sell cannabis in Illinois. Please note that although the law has changed, the Department will continue to enforce the Department's zero tolerance Drug Testing policy.

The use of unauthorized drugs, including cannabis, by an employee, regardless of the position held is prohibited.15800

Work Hours & Location/Agency Contact

Anticipated Starting Salary: $6,504/month; $78,048/year
Current bargaining unit employees – Contractual language applies
Full bargaining unit range: $78,048/year - $120,504/year

WORK HOURS: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday with Saturday / Sunday off.

Apply via Email (include BID ID in Subject line), USPS or Facility drop off:
IDJJ/IYC Harrisburg
Linda L. Butler, Human Resource Representative
1201 W. Poplar
Harrisburg, IL 62946
(618) 252-8681 ext. 233

How to Apply


Bids/applications must be received by the agency contact by the closing date of the posting; late applications will be considered ineligible.



1. PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITY (applying for a grade OR currently hold a grade): Effective November 1, 2019 CMS Examining no longer accepts CMS 100B applications. Current employees interested in this position must submit a bid form and completed promotional application CMS100B, (REV. 07/2019 or newer) to the Agency Contact; this must be done within the bid/posting period and contain the posting ID number on all the forms.

2. ALL OTHER INTERESTED CANDIDATES (Voluntary Reduction, Job Assignments & Transfer): Applicants must submit a bid form, transfer request form (if applicable), and a completed employment application CMS 100, (Rev. 07/2019 or newer) to the Agency Contact; this must be done within the posting period and contain the bid/posting ID on all the forms.

3. NON-STATE APPLICANTS/GENERAL PUBLIC: You must also submit the CMS 100 (Rev. 07/2019 or newer) to the Agency Contact in order to be eligible.

Click Here for Applicant Information and Grading Procedures
This position may require a current grade from Central Management Services (CMS), Division of Examining and Counseling, to be deemed qualified and available for employment consideration. For more information, please refer to the Work4Illinois website at Work.Illinois.Gov and select 'Application Procedures'. Additional information may also be obtained from the Agency Contact listed above or by contacting CMS, Division of Examining and Counseling at or (217) 782-7100, (217) 785-3979 (TDD/TTY), (800) 526-0844 (TTY Only).
Additional Documentation for Food Services Program Manager :

Class Specification (Download PDF reader)
Additional Title and Exam Information (Download PDF reader)

These documents are in PDF format and can be viewed using Adobe Reader.

NOTE: Salary amounts shown are only to be used as a guide; actual salary will be determined at the time of hire based on current salary plans and/or collective bargaining agreements, if applicable.


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