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Date: Nov 28, 2017

Location: DAYTONA BEACH, FL, US, 32117

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Requisition No: 24994 

Agency: Veterans Affairs

Working Title: FOOD CONTROL SPECIALIST - 50001649

Position Number: 50001649 

Salary:  $19,968.00 

Posting Closing Date: 12/15/2017 



Emory L. Bennett State Veterans' Nursing Home

Daytona Beach, FL

Annual Salary: $19,968.00

SHIFT: Varies


*** Other vacant positions (shifts), including OPS TEMPORARY positions (shifts) may be filled from this advertisement within six (6) months of the closing date***



•One (1) year of verifiable institutional cooking experience

•High school diploma or GED

•Willingness and ability to work weekends and holidays as scheduled

•Successful completion of a current Level 2 background screening and drug test.

•Must participate in Direct Deposit.



•Basic computer skills



Qualified candidates will work under the supervision of the Food Service Director and the Food Service Administrator in the day to day food service operation at the State Veterans' Nursing Home.  The Food Control Specialist may act as the Food Service Administrator when that staff member is absent from the facility. Ensure that food is stored, prepared, distributed and served under sanitary condition.


*The Food Control Specialist (FCS) will ensure compliance with state and facility safety procedures in the operation of food production and cleaning of equipment.


*The FCS will ensure that clean and sanitary conditions are maintained in all areas of the kitchen food preparation and serving lines; turn on and set temperature on grills, stoves, deep fryer, and broiler.


*The FCS will be required to operate and maintain equipment used according to FDVA procedures.


*The FCS will be responsible for food estimate requirements and preparation/cooking of all types of hot and cold food items according to menu and approved recipes in MealTracker. Cut and de-bone ham, poultry, and fish.  Slice meats according to menu needs.  Utilize leftover meat items.


*Conduct inventory checks of food items and order items as needed; reorders items falling below minimum on weekly basis. Plan, organize and coordinate work assignments. Checks and approves food requisitions, deliveries and issues receiving reports.


Attends in-service training classes and performs related duties assigned by supervisor.


**All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida Employment Application.


**The successful candidate will be required to pass a security background check to include fingerprinting and/or drug screening and participate in direct deposit. Note: you will be required to provide your Social Security number in order to conduct the background screening.


Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website:


If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS to determine how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.


We request that all applications be completed online with People First. This agency does not accept faxed or mailed applications.

(FRS), please check with the FRS to determine how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be cancelled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.


All documentation is due by the closing date of the job announcement.

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: Daytona Beach