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Correctional Food Service Officer II NC Depart. of Public Safety - Avery County, NC

State of North Carolina

$8 an hour - Full-time

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***THIS IS REPOST OF POSITION #60059259...PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED TO REAPPLY TO BE CONSIDERED*** This is a full-time position (40 hours per week) with State Benefits. Note to Current State Employees: The salary grade for this position is GN08. 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. Salary Grade: GN08 Salary Range: $36-598 - $57,493 This position is located at Mountain View Correctional Institution in Avery County, NC. Mountain View is a Medium/Close custody male facility with an inmate population of approximately 900 beds. Employees in the class are responsible for the supervision of inmates performing large-scale food production and food service operations at medium/close custody prison facilities. Inmates at this custody level are less complaint and more violent than is typically seen at minimum custody facilities, thus requiring closer observation. Work is a dual role of both supervising inmates and providing food production training. Employees supervise inmates in their assigned food preparation and food service work areas. Employees oversee inmate workers engaged in a variety of activities in food production including cooking, baking, and serving food to the inmate population. Employees train 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 sanitation. Employees ensure that the inmates supervised are preparing food according to all quality and sanitary regulations. Work is performed under the general supervision of a Correctional Food Services Supervisor, and is evaluated daily for the quality of food service and sanitary conditions.


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. Documented knowledge of cooking equipment used in commercial and/or institutional kitchens.


High school or General Educational Development (GED) diploma and two 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. Minimum Education and Experience for a Trainee Appointment 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 operations, as a Correctional Officer; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 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. 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 Kathy Fox at 828-757-7538.



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