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Food Service Correctional Support Trades Supervisor

Food Service Correctional Support Trades Supervisor
CompanyColorado Department of CorrectionsDate Posted12/01/2015
Contact InfoLisa Harding

2862 South Circle Drive
DescriptionThis Correctional Support Trades Supervisor I (CSTS I) is a Food Service (FS) Supervisor in a Colorado Department of Corrections (CDOC) prison facility. Position oversees the production of meal services for an offender population which could range from 600 to 7500 meals daily. POSITIONS are located throughout the State of Colorado.
ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities include but are not limited to: ensuring the safety and security of the public, facility staff and offenders; ensuring efficient meal service during assigned shift and supervising offender work crews in the daily kitchen operations; ensuring sanitation and compliance with all applicable regulations, standards and guidelines and ensuring appropriate use of resources and inventory. The FS Supervisor prepares offenders for community re-entry by promoting the Colorado Department of Corrections Mission and Vision while adhering to a high level of integrity and commitment.
RequirementsFour years of employment experience cooking in the food service industry; at least one of the four years must have included supervisory/work lead duties, making decisions and/or recommendations that affected the pay, status and tenure of subordinate staff or offenders.

The following types of food service experience will be considered:
  • Working as a cook or chef in a commercial, institutional, correctional or military setting, utilizing raw ingredients, following prescribed large scale recipes to create meals from scratch (this does not include fast food restaurant experience or residential group home cooking).
  • Working as a baker in a high volume, batch production bakery, following prescribed large scale recipes, monitoring production schedules and maintaining inventory and supply orders.
  • Working as a cook or chef in a Deli/Catering business, planning meals for catered events, establishing menus, developing recipes/calculating ingredients and maintaining inventory and supply orders.
  • Working as a General Manager, Manager, Assistant Manager, Shift Leader or Team Leader for a national restaurant chain; employment must have included participation in a company endorsed, formal training program for the food production side (back of house) of operations.

Applicant may meet the four year requirement with a combination of work experience as follows:

A minimum of two years of experience, as described in one of the food service settings listed above may be combined with correctional experience for a total of at least four years.

Correctional experience must be security related duties where primary responsibilities throughout a shift, include monitoring and controlling offender movement throughout their daily schedules, discovering and preventing contraband and responding to emergencies; ensuring proper key/tool/chemical/equipment control, use,storage and accountability; advising offenders in matters concerning work, programs, appropriate behavior and decision making in order to prepare them for successful community re-entry.

Substitutions:Completion of an accredited, non correspondence culinary or hospitality degree may substitute for two of the required years of cooking experience. This does not apply to the supervisory experience. An acceptable substitution for the supervisory experience is either a Certified Dietary Manager or Certified Food Service Manager. Please attach transcripts if you are using any of these substitutions. Transcripts must include the name of institution, your student ID #, a list of the courses completed, the degree earned and the date awarded.
Application Deadline12/31/2016

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