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Date: Jun 11, 2021

Location: MACCLENNY, FL, US, 32063

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Requisition No: 355261 

Agency: Children and Families

Working Title: FOOD SUPPORT WORKER - 60010255

Position Number: 60010255 

Salary:  $18,259.02 - $20,085.00 

Posting Closing Date: 06/30/2021 


This position acts as a Cook in the Dietary Department of a very large mental health hospital.

Estimates food requirements, prepares and cooks all types of hot and cold food items according to the menu, production worksheets and approved recipes to ensure optimum customer satisfaction.  Places food items on serving lines and keep serving lines well stocked.  Cuts and debones ham, poultry and fish.  Slices meat according to the menu needs. 

Operates mixing machines, meat saw, slicer, and grinder in the mixing, cutting, slicing, and grinding of meat.  Sharpens all knives as needed.  Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds.

Utilizes leftover meat.  Ability to continuously move wrists.  Reports to work in appropriate uniform.

Turns on and sets temperature on grills, stoves, deep fryer, and broiler.  Operates and maintains equipment used.

Reports inoperative equipment to supervisor.

Maintains working areas in clean and sanitary condition to ensure a safe and secure environment.

Assists in unloading and loading of delivery trucks.  Drives truck when necessary.  Transports food carts to wards.  Assists in dishwashing when necessary

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



Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:

ACT, CPR and First Aid are required.  Ability to use all Dietary equipment.  May be required to lift up to 50 pounds.  Must always wear safety belt. Pushing, pulling, bending and stooping may be required as well as the ability to push or pull up to 100 pounds. Resident contact may be required.  Environment conditions: hot in summer, cold in winter.  Prolonged standing on hard surfaces


Work Four 10-hour work days on a rotating shift to include weekends and holidays.



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: Jacksonville