• State of Nevada
  • Carson City, Nevada
  • May 25, 2022
Nutrition and Food Services
  • Salary: N/A USD

Job Description





Pay Grade: GRADE 29

Salary Range: $39,943.44 - $58,380.48

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time

Recruiter: HOLLY ROEL

Phone: 775 977-5714


Position Description

Food Service Cook/Supervisors prepare and/or supervise quantity food preparation and serving according to standardized menus and recipes in an institutional setting.

The Nevada Department of Corrections has a vacancy for a Food Services Cook/Supervisor 3 at Northern Nevada Correctional Center, in Carson City, Nevada. Food Cook Supervisors plan, organize, prepare and supervise food preparation according to standardized menus and recipes in an institutional setting. The incumbent will supervise medium security inmates in a 1,500 bed facility serving three meals daily; order and obtain food and kitchen supplies; schedule, assign, coordinate and review work of inmate staff; monitor security of the general kitchen area and food as required; provide training and orientation to new inmate staff regarding agency policies and procedures, food preparation and service, and health, and safety regulations. Prepare and/or supervise quantity of food prepared and food serving according to standardized menus and recipes in a correctional setting. Supervise the serving of meals in a controlled environment cafeteria style, or the delivery of bulk or individual servings as special situations may require; ensure food quality and food portion control utilizing standard measuring devices, equipment, standardized recipes, and food production sheets to maintain established food cost control and quality. Approximately 20% of the meals are prepared according to special medical diets. The incumbent must be ServSafe Certified prior to employment. Perform related duties as assigned.

This position is located at Northern Nevada Correctional Center (NNCC) and will work around inmates.

Incumbent must be willing to work with and around inmates.

Two shifts staffed daily, weekend work will be required.

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.

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Minimum Qualifications
  • Graduation from high school or equivalent education and four years of experience which involved planning, preparation and serving of regular and special meals; following established menus; ordering food supplies; and maintaining records in an military, institutional, correctional, healthcare, hospitality, or other large quantity food service facility. One year of the required experience must have been in a supervisory capacity; OR one year of experience as an Food Service Cook/Supervisor II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.

The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam
  • The exam will consist of an application and resume evaluation. It is essential that applications/resumes include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.

    Special Requirements

    Incumbents in the Department of Corrections are required to work with and amongst inmates to complete job duties.

    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.

    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.

    This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

    The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

    Nearest Major Market: Carson City
    Nearest Secondary Market: Reno

Job Address

Carson City, Nevada United States View Map