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FDVA #50009103, FOOD CONTROL SPECIALIST (COOK), PORT CHARLOTTE, CHARLOTTE COUNTY

Date: Nov 30, 2017

Location: PORT CHARLOTTE, FL, US, 33954

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Requisition No: 25088 

Agency: Veterans Affairs

Working Title: FDVA #50009103, FOOD CONTROL SPECIALIST (COOK), PORT CHARLOTTE, CHARLOTTE COUNTY

Position Number: 50009103 

Salary:  $19,966.44 

Posting Closing Date: 12/28/2017 

DOUGLAS T. JACOBSON STATE VETERANS’ NURSING HOME

PORT CHARLOTTE, CHARLOTTE COUNTY

Annual Salary: $19,966.44

Paid Bi-Weekly

Excellent retirement package and deferred compensation plan.  Health, vision, dental, disability, and other supplemental insurance available at reasonable premium rates.  Paid vacation and sick leave.  Nine (9) paid holidays and personal day.  Tuition waiver available for State Universities and Community Colleges (up to 6 credits per semester).

 ***Other Food Control Specialists, including OPS (temporary) positions, may be filled from this advertisement within six (6) months of the closing date***

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • One (1) year of verifiable institutional cooking experience
  • Willingness and ability to work weekends and holidays as needed
  • Willingness and ability to work overtime
  • Basic computer skills
  • Successful Completion of a Level II Background Screening and Drug Test

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working in a Long-Term care facility

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Incumbent 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.

Ensures that food is stored, prepared, distributed and served under sanitary conditions.

Ensures compliance with state and facility safety procedures in the operation of food production and cleaning of equipment.

Ensures 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.

Operates and maintains equipment used according to FDVA procedures.

Responsible for estimating food requirements and for the preparation and cooking of all types of hot and cold food items according to the 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.

This position is in the Career Service System.

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. 


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