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Date: Aug 30, 2021

Location: CENTURY, FL, US, 32535

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Requisition No: 372341 

Agency: Department of Corrections


Position Number: 70910262 

Salary:  $11.35 HOURLY 

Posting Closing Date: 11/06/2021 




Vocational Food Service - 70910262

This advertisement is for an OPS position located at Century Correctional Institution in the Food Service Department.

Salary Rate: $11.35 per hour


  • Responsible for the oversight of daily meal preparation including production and meal service to the inmate population. This includes interpreting and complying with FS64-E11, 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. 
  • Insures preparation of meals is in accordance with the Department’s master menu manual and master menu recipes.


  • 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 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 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 function in hot and cold conditions.
  • Ability to adapt to loud noises and work and inmates.
  • 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 supervison.
  • Ability to supervise 15 – 25 inmates in the food service area.
  • Skill ininventory.
  • Ability to calculate production requirements.


  • High School Diploma or its equivalent.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Pensacola