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FOOD CONTROL SPECIALIST (MULTIPLE POSITIONS AVAILABLE, INCLUDING TEMPORARY.)

Date: Jul 16, 2021

Location: PORT CHARLOTTE, FL, US, 33954

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Requisition No: 401683 

Agency: Veterans Affairs

Working Title: FOOD CONTROL SPECIALIST (MULTIPLE POSITIONS AVAILABLE, INCLUDING TEMPORARY.)

Position Number: 50000828 

Salary:  $29,432.00 

Posting Closing Date: 08/16/2021 

Requisition #401683 

 

FOOD CONTROL SPECIALIST (COOK)
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS
DOUGLAS T. JACOBSON STATE VETERANS’ NURSING HOME
PORT CHARLOTTE, CHARLOTTE COUNTY
Non-Negotiable Annual Salary:  $29,432.00 / $14.15 Hourly
Paid Bi-Weekly

The Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs is an agency dedicated to serving those who served U.S.  We are seeking a motivated, dynamic individual to join our team.  Our skilled nursing facility boasts a loyal team of long-term employees and a fantastic work culture!

Health, vision, dental, disability, spouse and children life insurance, and other supplemental insurance available at extremely low premium rates.  Annual and Sick leave. Nine (9) paid holidays and personal day.  Tuition waiver available for State Universities and Community Colleges (up to six (6) credits per semester).  $25,000.00 Life Insurance Policy, premium paid by the State, and So Much More!

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Cooking experience 
  • Must be able and willing to lift 50 pounds
  • Must be able and willing to work weekends and holidays 
  • Must be able and willing to work overtime
  • Successful completion of a background screening to include, but not limited to, a Level II national background check 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 condition.

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

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.

Operates and maintains equipment used according to FDVA procedures.  Record all temperatures in the temperature book (food and equipment).  Report any faulty equipment to the Supervisor.

Check in and put away stock off the trucks.  Rotate stock throughout (dry storage, refrigerators and freezers).  Assure all equipment is turned off properly and that all doors are locked at night prior to leaving.  Keep chemical room clean and organized with everything off the floor.  Keep all hand soap and paper towel dispensers filled throughout the kitchen and food service restroom.

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.

 

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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