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FDC-VOCATIONAL FOOD SERVICE COORDINATOR-70045505-OKEECHOBEE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION

Date: Aug 3, 2019

Location: OKEECHOBEE, FL, US, 34972

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Requisition No: 59744 

Agency: Department of Corrections

Working Title: FDC-VOCATIONAL FOOD SERVICE COORDINATOR-70045505-OKEECHOBEE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION

Position Number: 70045505 

Salary:  $908.00 bi-weekly 

Posting Closing Date: 10/09/2019 

***OPEN COMPETITIVE ADVERTISEMENT***

Vocational Food Service Coordinator -70045505

This advertisement is for a career service position located at Okeechobee Correctional Institution. This is not a Classroom Position. 

Salary: $908.00 bi-weekly

SALARY WILL BE DETERMINED IN ACCORDANCE WITH CURRENT PAY POLICY.  EMPLOYEES ARE NORMALLY HIRED AT THE MINIMUM OF THE SALARY RANGE.

Under the direction of Secretary, Mark Inch, the Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) is the 3rd largest state prison system in the country with a budget of 2.4 billion, approximately 96,000 inmates incarcerated and another 166,000 offenders on active community supervision. The DC has 151 facilities and more than 24,000 staff members statewide, making it the State’s largest agency.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the oversight of daily meal preparation including production and meal service to the inmate population. This includes interpreting and complying with OSHA and related health and food service standards.
  • Handles raw and cooked food in accordance with sanitation standards.
  • Supervises the inmate food service workers in food production, preparation, kitchen sanitation, etc. 
  • Ensures preparation of meals is in accordance with the Department’s master menu manual and master menu recipes.
  • Maintains professional food service management certification.
  • Responsible for the accurate completion and maintenance of production, training and other required documentation.
    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES (KSA’s):
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to speak clearly and correctly to individuals and groups.
  • Ability to listen effectively.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective communication.
  • Knowledge of a vocational skill such as food service operations.
  • Skill in performing a vocation such as food service operations.
  • Ability to work in a training capacity with people in individual and group settings.
  • Ability to collect, record and evaluate data relating to the training of individuals.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain records and other instructional materials.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain production logs and other required documentation.
  • Ability to multi-task, managing several areas of food service operations at the same time with different inmate workers assigned to different areas and tasks.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures relating to all areas of food service operations.
  • Upon completion of training, ability to complete work assignments without constant direct supervision.

Support of knowledge, skills, and abilities should be demonstrated on the application, in the education, in the work experience, in the work sample, in the interview and/or during reference checks.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above indicated qualification and have the desired education, knowledge and experience, please submit a State of Florida Application and resume through the People First system. If you experience problems applying on-line, please call the People First Service Center at 1-877-562-7287.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the closing date.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Okeechobee

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