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Correctional Food Service Officer III - NC Department of Public Safety - Wake County

State of North Carolina





Wake County, NC

$34,084 - $59,646 a year - Full-time


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$34,084 - $59,646 a year

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  • This vacancy announcement is to fill two (2) positions. Applicants applying for position number 60066341 will also be considered for position number 60066342.****The standardized annual salary for this position is $46,689 dependent upon fund availability and OSHR approval.*** **This position is currently located within the Department of Public Safety but will transfer to the Department of Adult Correction when it is established on January 1st, 2023.** Reporting to the Food Service Supervisor, this position duties include, but not limited to, the following: Supervising of offenders performing large-scale food production and food service operations at close custody prison facilities.Supervising offenders in their assigned food preparation and food service work areas.Overseeing offender workers engaged in a variety of activities in food production including cooking baking, and serving food to the offender population.Training offenders in institutional cooking, baking, and serving, while maintaining sanitation standards in all areas of the kitchen. Maintaining proper food storage and sanitation or the quality of food service and sanitary conditions .Ensuring that the offenders supervised are preparing food according to all quality and sanitary regulations.This is a full-time position (40 hours per week) with State Benefits with established working hours of Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm and may require working beyond normal work schedule to meet business need.Note to Current State Employees: The salary grade for this position is NC07 (Salary Range: $34,084 - $59,646). 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 Central Prison: Central Prison 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. 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. It is critical to our screening and salary determination process that applications contain comprehensive information. Information should be provided in the appropriate areas to include the beginning and ending dates of jobs worked, education with the date graduated, all work experience, and certificates / licenses. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing this application. Answers to Supplemental Questions must refer to education or work experience listed on this application to receive credit. Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD-214 Member-4 Form (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) to their applications.Applicants seeking National Guard Preference must attach a NGB 23A (RPAS) if they are a current member of the NC National Guard in good standing. If a former member of the NC National Guard who served for at least 6 years and was discharged under honorable conditions, they must attach either a DD256 or NGB 22.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 Dept. of Justice - Criminal Justice Standards Division, click this link for specific certification requirements: Correctional & Probation/Parole Officer Certification.The NC Dept. of Public Safety must adhere to the US Dept. 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 Dept. 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 Celeste Robinson at 919-582-6116.



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