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Date: Jan 18, 2018

Location: MARIANNA, FL, US, 32446

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Requisition No: 22269 

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Working Title: FOOD CONTROL SPECIALIST - 67011663

Position Number: 67011663 

Salary:  $821.70 Bi Weekly 

Posting Closing Date: 02/14/2018 

APD/Sunland-Food Service-Food Control Specialist-Various Shifts

Probationary status Correctional Officer Lieutenants and Permanent status Correctional Officer Sergeants are encouraged to apply and may be considered for this vacancy.



  • One (1) year of food service experience
  • completion of a program of study from a vocational/technical school in a food service area can substitute for one year of the required experience
  • College education from an accredited institution can substitute at the rate of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours for each year of the required experience


All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable



This is work performing a variety of food preparation duties other than cooking, such as preparing cold foods and shellfish, slicing meat, and brewing coffee or tea.



Cleans and portions, and cuts or peels various foods to prepare for cooking or serving.

Prepares variety of foods according to customers' orders or instructions of superior, following approved procedures.

Portions and arranges food on serving dishes, trays, carts, or conveyor belts.

Cleans, cuts, slices, or disjoints meats and poultry to prepare for cooking.

Prepares and serves variety of beverages, such as coffee, tea, and soft drinks.

Carries food supplies, equipment, and utensils to and from storage and work areas.

Stores food in designated containers and storage areas to prevent spoilage.

Distributes food to waiters and waitresses to serve to customers.

Cleans and maintains work areas, equipment, and utensils.

Requisitions, stores, and distributes food supplies, equipment, and utensils.

Butchers and cleans fowl, fish, poultry, and shellfish to prepare for cooking or serving.



Handling and Moving Objects

Using one's own hands and arms in handling, installing, forming, positioning, and moving materials, or in manipulating things, including the use of keyboards.

Performing General Physical Activities

Performing physical activities that require moving one's whole body, such as in climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, where the activities often also require considerable use of the arms and legs, such as in the physical handling of materials.

Monitor Processes, Material, Surroundings

Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, often to detect problems or to find out when things are finished.

Communicating With Other Workers

Providing information to supervisors, fellow workers, and subordinates. This information can be exchanged face-to-face, in writing, or via telephone/electronic transfer.

Estimating Needed Characteristics

Estimating the Characteristics of Materials, Products, Events, or Information: Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities, or determining time, costs, resources, materials needed to perform a work activity.

Establishing and Maintaining Relationships

Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.

Controlling Machines and Processes

Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).

Evaluating Information Against Standards

Evaluating information against a set of standards and verifying that it is correct.



Equipment Selection

Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job


Active Listening

Listening to what other people are saying and asking questions as appropriate


Service Orientation

Actively looking for ways to help people


Customer and Personal Service

Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services including needs alternative delivery systems, and customer satisfaction evaluation techniques


Food Preparation

Knowledge of the equipment, procedures and techniques used in food preparation.


Food Handling

Knowledge of the procedures for maintaining sanitary working conditions.


Employees of the Agency for Persons with Disabilities are required to demonstrate total commitment to outstanding customer service.  This includes, but is not limited to, acting in a responsive, professional, courteous manner with the employees, customers, and public we serve at all times.

It is the policy of the Agency for Persons with Disabilities that any applicant being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and, if applicable, also be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.S., and Chapter 408, F.S. No applicant may begin employment until the background screening results are received, reviewed for any disqualifying offenses, and approved by the Agency. Background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal history checks through local law enforcement agencies.

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: Panama City