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Correctional Food Service Officer III - Wake County, NC

State of North Carolina

$36,677 - $62,092 a year - Full-time

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$36,677 - $62,092 a year

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This position reports to the Food Service Supervisor and is evaluated daily for the quality of food service and sanitary conditions . Employees in this class are responsible for the supervision of inmates performing large-scale food production and food service operations at close custody prison facilities as well as : Provide food production trainingSupervise inmates in their assigned food preparation and food service work areasOversee inmate workers engages in a variety of activities in food production including cooking baking, and serving food to the inmate populationTrain inmates in institutional cooking, baking, and serving, while maintaining sanitation standards in all areas of the kitchen. Employees have responsibilities for maintaining proper food storage and sanitationEnsure supervised inmates are preparing food according to quality and sanitary regulations***THIS IS A REPOST. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED AND DO NOT NEED TO RE-APPLY***This is a full-time position (40 hours per week) with State Benefits. The selected candidate may be selected to work any shift and will work weekends and holidays to ensure 24/7 staff coverage.Note to Current State Employees: The salary grade for this position is GN09 (Salary Range: $36,677 - $62,092 ). This job class is approved for a special entry rate of $38,511.00. State employees are encouraged to apply for positions of interest even if the salary grade is the same as, or lower than, their current position. If selected for this position, a new salary will be recalculated taking into consideration the quantity of relevant education and experience, funding availability, and internal equity. Based upon these factors, a pay increase MAY result.About the NC Department of Public Safety (DPS): DPS is the largest state agency with more than 26,000 employees. It is responsible for safeguarding and preserving the lives and property of its citizens through prevention, protection, and preparation. We have a mission that matters!About the Central Prison: Central Prison Correctional Institution is a multi-custody prison housing male offender in close, medium and minimum custody. The largest inmate population consist of medium custody offenders.


The Knowledge, Skills and Abilities listed below, along with the Minimum Education and Experience requirements, are REQUIRED to qualify for this position. We will not review resumes in lieu of Experience and Education listed on the application. Click these links for additional information: Introduction to the Job Application and Addressing Knowledge, Skills and Abilities. (Note: These links were created for applicants of Dept. of Public Safety jobs and may not reflect the policies or procedures of other State agencies.) To qualify for this position, applicants must document on the application that they possess ALL of the following: Documented knowledge of large-scale food production and food service activities


High school or General Educational Development (GED) diploma and three years of experience in institutional food preparation and food services, in management of a commercial food service operations, or as a Correctional Officer; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. If there are no fully qualified candidates for the Correctional Food Service Officer III 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"; or candidates who qualify for the Correctional Food Service Officer II which requires: "High School and General Educational Development (GED) diploma and two years 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 experience to qualify for the next level. Necessary Special Qualifications Must be eligible for certification by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education & Training Standards Commission.


The North Carolina Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer who embraces an Employment First philosophy which consists of complying with all federal laws, state laws and Executive Orders. We are committed to reviewing requests for reasonable accommodation at any time during the hiring process or while on the job. DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Human Resources Act with the most qualified individuals. Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position.Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD-214 Member-4 Form, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, to their applications. If applicants earned college credit hours but did not complete a degree program, they must attach an unofficial transcript to each application to receive credit for this education.If applying for a position certified through the NC Department of Justice - Criminal Justice Standards Division, click this link for specific certification requirements: Correctional & Probation/Parole Officer Certification The NC Department of Public Safety must adhere to the US Department of Justice Final Rule on the "National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape." Click this link for information on hiring and promotion prohibition requirements for all positions in the NC Department of Public Safety: PREA Hiring and Promotion Prohibitions. Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account and click "Application Status." If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by management. If you are no longer under consideration, you will receive an email notification. To create an account please follow this link for instructions https://www.government jobs. Com /Home/Application Guide For technical issues with your application, please call the Applicant Support Help- Line at 855-524-5627. If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact David C. Major at 919-582-6110



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