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Food Service Director - Mac Sim Butler Detention Center
District Manager - Corrections Southwest
Food Service Director - Corrections
Operations Support Manager - Midwest
Correctional Food Services Supervisor
Correctional Cook
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Food Service Director - Mac Sim Butler Detention Center
CompanyA'viands, LLC.Date Posted07/29/2014
Contact InfoPlease complete an online application through JobApp using the website link. For questions, please contact Andrea Weidling, Human Resources Coordinator at or 651-203-3559.
Websitehttps://secure.jobappnetwork.com/apply/c_avi/Food-Service-Director--Mac-Sim-Butler-Det-Center-job-Saint-Paul-MN-US-188854.html
DescriptionA'viands, a progressive food and services management company is seeking a highly motivated, confident Food Service Director in establishing and maintaining systems and procedures within the food service operation at the Mac Sim Butler Detention Center located in Montgomery, Alabama.

About us:

A'viands is based in Roseville, Minnesota and provides services to senior living facilities, nursing homes, correctional facilities, colleges and universities, school districts and business dining facilities in the Midwest and Southwest. We offer a competitive salary and benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, tuition reimbursement and a generous 401K. If you have the passion to grow with a dynamic organization, we encourage you to apply now!

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minorities/Women/Individual with Disabilities/Protected Veteran Employer
Responsibilities
  • Supervises food storage, production and service programs.
  • Maintains inventory system for food and supplies.
  • Ensures food preparation for optimal nutrition and economic handling of food as well as efficient usage of time.
  • Checks food for flavor, temperature, and appearance on a regular basis.
  • Plans, conducts, and oversees continuous employee training, competencies and reviews.
  • Prepares work schedules, vacation schedules, etc. Maintains records of tardiness and absenteeism.
  • Maintains facility specific staffing patterns to include: appropriate levels, replacement procedures, and assignments appropriate to qualifications.
  • Attends department head, safety, infection control, quality assurance, and other facility or corporate meetings as directed.
  • Makes frequent inspections of all work, storage, and servicing areas to determine that regulations and directions governing Foodservice activities are followed including compliance with safety and sanitation.
  • Plans and/or conducts and retains records of monthly staff meetings, employee training and/or in services.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in culinary arts or related field preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years experience coordinating food service operations.
  • Serve Safe Certification Required.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach others is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to relate well to individuals and groups with widely varying backgrounds, perspectives, education, and skills is required.
  • Excellent work record, superior communication, cooperation, and organizational skills required.
  • Demonstrated experience in supervising large staff required.
  • CDM Certification preferred but not required.
Application Deadline09/30/2014

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District Manager - Corrections Southwest
CompanyA'viands, LLC.Date Posted07/10/2014
Contact InfoPlease complete an online application through JobApp using the website link. For questions, please contact Scott Stitsworth, Employment Manager, at or 651-203-3260.
Websitehttps://secure.jobappnetwork.com/apply/c_avi/District-Manager--Corrections--Southwest-job-Saint-Paul-MN-US-185286.html
DescriptionA'viands, a progressive Minnesota-based food and services management company, is seeking a hands-on and innovative District Manager to be based in the Colorado or Arizona areas to help manage clients for the Corrections segment within the Southwest region.

About us:
A'viands is based in Roseville, Minnesota and provides services to senior living communities, nursing homes, hospitals, correctional facilities, colleges and universities, school districts and business dining facilities across the country. We offer competitive salary and benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, tuition reimbursement and a generous 401K. If you have the passion to grow with a dynamic organization, we encourage you to apply now!

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minorities/Women/Individual with Disabilities/Protected Veteran Employer
Responsibilities
  • Cultivate and maintain business partnerships with clients by developing a broad knowledge and understanding of clients' and their customers' needs and expectations, including:
  • Plan and develop each unit's operational budgets and demonstrate an understanding of A'viands' financial objectives for each unit.
  • Provides assistance to the Business Development Directors, as needed, with new business bids, rebids for current clients/customers, and the development of new programs.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of operational, accounting and human resources policies and procedures (i.e. new hire process, payroll, etc.).
  • Hold Food Service Directors and employees accountable for behavior and performance, following Corrective Action guidelines when necessary.
  • Conduct training and development needs assessment of Food Service Directors and arrange necessary training, including the areas of food and cost productions, customer services, team building, time management, human resources skills, etc.
  • Meet with Food Service Directors on an individual basis to assess goals and areas of opportunity.
  • Support Food Service Directors in conducting training and development needs assessment of employees and assist in arranging appropriate training sessions/tools.
Requirements
  • 5 years' of multisite management experience within a correctional facility and a minimum of 2 years' of college coursework.
  • 1 year experience managing State Department of Corrections facilities food service operations.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and guide teams.
  • Strong initiative.
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.
  • Ability to travel frequently.
  • Must reside in Colorado or Arizona.
Application Deadline08/10/2014

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Food Service Director - Corrections
CompanyA'viands, LLCDate Posted07/09/2014
Contact InfoFor further consideration, please complete an online application through JobApp using the website link. For questions please contact Scott Stitsworth, Employment Manager, , 651-203-3260
Websitehttp://bit.ly/1mgG7B4
DescriptionA'viands, a progressive food and services management company is seeking a highly motivated and confident Food Service Director to assist the District Managers by managing the food service operation at the County Jails in the Midwesst Region, which includes correctional facilities in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois and South Dakota with an inmate population that varies in size and difficulty.

A'viands, LLC, based in Roseville, Minnesota provides services to senior living facilities, nursing homes, correctional facilities, colleges and universities, school districts and business dining facilities in the Midwest and Southwest. We offer a competitive salary and benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, tuition reimbursement and a generous 401K. If you have the passion to grow with a dynamic organization, we encourage you to apply now!

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minorities/Women/Individual with Disabilities/Protected Veteran Employer
Responsibilities
  • Supervises food storage, production and service programs.
  • Maintains inventory system for food and supplies.
  • Ensures food preparation for optimal nutrition and economic handling of food as well as efficient usage of time.
  • Plans menus, purchases food and supplies, and assigns duties for special meals or special occasions.
  • Plans, conducts, and oversees continuous employee training, competencies and reviews.
  • Maintains facility specific staffing patterns to include: appropriate levels, replacement procedures, and assignments appropriate to qualifications.
  • Prepares departmental budget on an annual basis in conjunction with District Manager. Maintains department within facility specific budget.
  • Attends department head, safety, infection control, quality assurance, and other facility or corporate meetings as directed.
  • Communicate with all of the District Managers in the Mid-West to ensure that equal assistance is provided to assist with the ongoing support of the Food Service Operation.
Requirements
  • Minimum 2 years' experience coordinating food service operations.
  • Passion for customer relations, client relations and professionalism
  • Demonstrated ability to relate well to individuals and groups with widely varying backgrounds, perspectives, education, and skills is required.
  • Excellent work record, superior communication, cooperation, and organizational skills required.
  • Demonstrated experience in supervising staff required.
  • Extensive travel required.
  • Must be able to work effectively with inmate workers
Application Deadline08/10/2014

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Operations Support Manager - Midwest
CompanyA'viands, LLCDate Posted07/09/2014
Contact InfoPlease complete an online application through JobApp using the website link. For questions, please contact Scott Stitsworth, Employment Manager, at or 651-203-3260.
Websitehttp://bit.ly/1zpTJiI
DescriptionA'viands, a progressive Minnesota-based food and services management company, is seeking a hands-on and innovative Operations Support Manager to support and grow correctional food service operations in the Mid-West. Qualified candidates must be willing to reside in the Minneapolis/Saint Paul area and have correctional food service management experience.

About us:
A'viands is based in Roseville, Minnesota and provides services to senior living facilities, nursing homes, correctional facilities, colleges and universities, school districts and business dining facilities in the Midwest, Southwest and East Coast. We offer a competitive salary and benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, tuition reimbursement and generous 401K. If you have the passion to grow with a dynamic organization, we encourage you to apply now!

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minorities/Women/Individual with Disabilities/Protected Veteran Employer
Responsibilities
  • Plan, organize and supervise daily food service, catering and retail operations in a correctional setting.
  • Assist with overseeing P&L and budgeting as it pertains to each account.
  • Implement institutional food service programs that involve the procurement, culinary and nutrition and wellness departments.
  • Act as the liaison with Home Support Office and Field Food Service Director's, editing and auditing food service software.
  • Implement and support new correctional culinary programs.
  • Train the Food Service Director's to utilize proper operational meal planning and portion control procedures.
  • Assist with new business assessments.
  • Assist with new business openings.
RequirementsMinimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in culinary arts or related field work experience.
  • Minimum 2 years' experience coordinating food service operations in a high volume setting.
  • Correctional Food Service experience is required.
  • Must reside in the Minneapolis/Saint Paul area.
  • Ability to travel frequently, up to seven days per week and multiple weeks at a time.
  • Possess professionalism and passion for customer and client relations.
  • Demonstrated ability to relate well to individuals and groups with widely varying backgrounds, perspectives, education and skills is required.
  • Excellent work record, superior communication, cooperation, and organizational skills required.
  • Demonstrated institutional, correctional, hotel, or restaurant culinary skills to include large quantity production.
Application Deadline08/10/2014

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Correctional Food Services Supervisor
CompanySheriff's Department for The County of RiversideDate Posted06/26/2014
Contact InfoWith specific questions regarding this recruitment, contact Cameron Hacker at 951-955-5463 or by email at
Websitehttp://www.joinrsd.org/
DescriptionOur Department is seeking qualified candidates for Correctional Food Services Supervisor positions (Current and future), whom will work in one of our four correctional facilities: Riverside (Robert Presley Detention Center), Banning (Smith Correctional Facility), Temecula's Southwest Detention Center, or in Indio.
In order to be considered for this opening you must meet the following criteria:

Experience:Two years of large quantity cooking experience (please see note below) in an institutional, military, large commercial kitchen, or similar setting which has developed skills in measuring and mixing ingredients according to recipes and number of persons to be served. This experience must have included a minimum of one year of supervising food service personnel.

Please note: Large quantity cooking is defined as: cooking an entire meal (meat, starch, and vegetables) for a minimum of 350 people per event, mixing ingredients from scratch using recipes.

See "Recruiting Guidelines" below for a detailed review of the minimum requirements

For timely consideration, please follow these 4 steps carefully

In your objective, please indicate that you are interested in the Correctional Food Service Supervisor, and any other positions you may qualify for.

Review your resume and ensure that you have included both month and year for the start date and end date of each position you previously held. Please offer explanations for any gap in employment.

Review your resume and make sure that you meet or exceed the experience requirement of both supervisory and cooking experience. Please be detailed when listing AND describing your job duties for each position held.

Submit this information via the "Apply Now" link above this job postings.

Work Environment: Work inside a correctional facility with exposure to inmates; extremes in temperature; heavy machinery, fire, heat, cleaning chemicals, slippery surfaces, noise and vibration, steam and hot water, cramped areas, and electrical appliances. Sometimes, food transportation by truck will be required.

Physical requirements: To perform the essential duties of this position, applicants must be able to perform physical tasks such as frequent lifting over 50 pounds, carrying objects weighing over 25 lbs; frequent bending, stooping, squatting or crawling. The position requires long periods of standing/walking, and the ability to speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably.

Incumbents of positions in this class are characterized by performing the more responsible and skilled food service worker assignments, by training and overseeing the work of inmates and food service workers assigned to the kitchen, and by ensuring adherence to work standards including safety and sanitation.
Responsibilities
  • Selects, trains, and supervises cooks and food service workers who prepare and serve food; plans, assigns, schedules, and evaluates the work of food service personnel.
  • Directs the food preparation activities at juvenile or adult detention facilities; assists in analyzing needs and preparing and managing the budget; maintains cost accounting records, developing forms and records for food production cost control when necessary.
  • Assists in developing long range and short range plans for a food service operations and facilities; coordinates and supervises the work of food service personnel, inmates, and/or juveniles preparing, cooking, and serving food.
  • Maintains the security of the kitchen area and enforces disciplinary measures when needed; instructs and trains inmates and/or juveniles in the operation of equipment used in semi-skilled kitchen tasks.
  • Plans and prepares menus and food quantity requirements; ensures that ingredients are prepared, cooked, and served correctly for taste and wholesomeness; directs preparation of meals to meet special dietary requirements.
  • Coordinates and schedules work activities in order to have meals prepared and available; develops specifications for purchasing of food supplies; orders, receives, checks, and stores foods and supplies.
  • Participates and directs the cleaning of food preparation areas, kitchen equipment, dining rooms, and storerooms in order to comply with State and County sanitation laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Accounts for and secures all equipment and food supplies; prepares and keeps records and reports on work and food preparation activities.
  • Inspects and insures that kitchen equipment is maintained and operated according to safety procedures.
  • Trains employees in the operation of kitchen equipment, sanitation, food preparation, and security procedures.
  • Participates in design of new kitchen facilities; performs duties of a cook and works rotating shifts as needed.
RequirementsExperience:Two years of large quantity cooking experience (please see note below) in an institutional, military, large commercial kitchen, or similar setting which has developed skills in measuring and mixing ingredients according to recipes and number of persons to be served. This experience must have included a minimum of one year of supervising food service personnel.

Please note: Large quantity cooking is defined as: cooking an entire meal (meat, starch, and vegetables) for a minimum of 350 people per event, mixing ingredients from scratch using recipes.

Knowledge of: The principles of supervision and training; fundamentals of dietetics; practices, methods, and equipment used in preparing, cooking, and serving food in large quantities; behavior of persons in detention facilities; sanitation methods in cleaning and maintaining equipment; practices of ordering, storing, and inventorying large quantities of food; common weights and measures; occupational hazards and safety precautions of kitchen areas and equipment.

Ability to: Direct the food service operations of a detention facility; supervise the work of employees, inmates, and juveniles; prepare cook, and coordinate cooking processes so that nutritional meals are prepared and served on time; instruct and train inmates and juveniles in semi-skilled food preparation, service, and cleaning tasks; estimate food quantity requirements for designated numbers of meals with a minimum of waste; follow oral and written directions; provide concise oral and written instructions; prepare and keep work and food preparation activity records and reports; inventory supplies and equipment; maintain effective working relationships with and between employees, inmates, and juveniles; maintains effective security of kitchen personnel, equipment, and utensils.

Regarding schedules: Employees in this position are expected to work one of two schedules on rotating shifts of 4 months.

- Schedule A: 2:00 am to 11:30 am
- Schedule B: 10:00 am to 7:30 pm
Note: Employees will be expected to work some weekends and holidays
Application Deadline12/31/2014

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Correctional Cook
CompanySheriff's Department for The County of RiversideDate Posted06/26/2014
Contact InfoWith specific questions regarding this recruitment, contact Cameron Hacker at 951-955-5463 or by email at
Websitehttp://www.joinrsd.org/
DescriptionWe are recruiting for current, and future, vacancies in Riverside, Banning, and Indio.

The County of Riverside is looking for a few highly experienced cooks, capable of running a large industrial kitchen and prepare several hundred meals in a fast-paced environment. In this position, you will gain supervisory experience as well as valuable experience maintaining and running an industrial sized kitchen.

Work Environment: Work inside a correctional facility with exposure to inmates; extremes in temperature; heavy machinery, fire, heat, cleaning chemicals, slippery surfaces, noise and vibration, steam and hot water, cramped areas, and electrical appliances. Sometimes, food transportation by truck will be required.

Physical requirements: To perform the essential duties of this position, applicants must be able to perform physical tasks such as frequent lifting over 50 pounds, carrying objects weighing over 25 lbs; frequent bending, stooping, squatting or crawling. The position requires long periods of standing/walking, and the ability to speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably.

This is the experienced working level class in the Cook-Detention series. Incumbents work without immediate supervision and are required to perform the full range of cooking assignments. Positions are responsible for the preparation of food for assigned shifts, while supervising lower level food service personnel, inmates, or juveniles in semi-skilled kitchen tasks.
Responsibilities
  • Prepares, cooks, and seasons soups, meats, fish, poultry, vegetables, desserts, and other foods; substitutes meals when scheduled food supplies are not available.
  • Assists in ordering, receiving, checking, and storing foods and supplies.
  • Supervises food service workers, inmates, or juveniles assisting in food preparation, serving, and cleaning of kitchen facilities and equipment; maintains the security of the kitchen area and enforces disciplinary measures when needed; instructs and trains food service workers, inmates, or juveniles in the operation of equipment used in semi-skilled kitchen tasks.
  • May perform meat cutting and baking duties.
  • Prepares routine records and reports; will be required to work various shifts when other cooks are not available.
  • May prepare and submit documented incident reports.
RequirementsExperience: One year of large quantity cooking, and baking, experience in an institutional, military, large commercial kitchen, or similar setting which has developed skills in measuring and mixing ingredients according to recipes and number of persons to be served. Please note: For the purposes of this recruitment, "Large quantity cooking experience" is defined as regular experience preparing, from scratch, entire meals (protein, starch, and vegetables) for 350 or more people with little to no assistance.

Or

Experience: One year of experience in food service work within a detention facility that provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities below.

Or

Experience: Two years of experience in food service work in an institutional, military, or large commercial kitchen or similar setting that provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities below.

Knowledge of: The practices, methods, and equipment used in preparing, cooking, baking, and serving food in large quantities; behavior of persons in detention facilities; sanitation methods in cleaning and caring or equipment; storing and inventorying large quantities of food; common weights and measures; occupational hazards and safety precautions of kitchen areas and equipment.

Ability to: Prepare, cook, bake, and coordinate cooking processes so that nutritional meals are prepared and served on time; guide and instruct inmates and juveniles in semi-skilled food preparation, service, and cleaning tasks; read and understand recipes, labels, and instructions for food preparation; perform basic mathematical operations to determine the proportions of ingredients with a minimum of waste; cut, slice, and grind meat and poultry; follow oral and written directions; maintain personal cleanliness and neatness; maintain effective working relationships with inmates and juveniles; maintain effective security of kitchen equipment and utensils; prepare routine records and reports.

Shifts: Selected candidates must be able to work weekends and some holidays, as well as be available for shift rotations as follows: 2:00 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.; 10:00 A.M. - 7:30 P.M.; and 6:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.
Application Deadline12/31/2014

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Correctional Senior Food Service Worker
CompanySheriff's Department for The County of RiversideDate Posted06/26/2014
Contact InfoWith specific questions regarding this recruitment, contact Cameron Hacker at 951-955-5463 or by email at
Websitehttp://www.joinrsd.org/
DescriptionAre you looking to start a career in food service? Need the essential industrial kitchen experience, but lack a place to start? Our Senior Food Service Worker classification is a great entry level position that will teach you the ropes of working in, and running, a large scale food service operation.

At the County of Riverside, the Correctional Senior Food Service Workers are the backbone of the kitchen, and work hand in hand with our cooks to ensure thousands of meals are prepared, from scratch, and served on time every day. To round out your industrial kitchen experience, you will be introduced to, and trained on, proper food inventory and storage techniques, as well as gain valuable supervisory experience.

Work Environment: Work inside a correctional facility with exposure to inmates; extremes in temperature; heavy machinery, fire, heat, cleaning chemicals, slippery surfaces, noise and vibration, steam and hot water, cramped areas, and electrical appliances. Sometimes, food transportation by truck will be required.

Physical requirements: To perform the essential duties of this position, applicants must be able to perform physical tasks such as frequent lifting over 50 pounds, carrying objects weighing over 25 lbs; frequent bending, stooping, squatting or crawling. The position requires long periods of standing/walking, and the ability to speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably.
Responsibilities
  • Instructs and trains inmates in the operation of equipment used in food preparation, serving, cleanup, and other kitchen tasks; follows established rules and regulations to maintain the security of the kitchen area; prepares and oversees the preparation of vegetables, salads and salad dressings, and routine desserts and baked goods.
  • Participates in the cleaning of food preparation areas, kitchen equipment, dining rooms, and storerooms; observes and inspects the work to ensure adherence to safety and sanitation regulations and practices, and to ensure work is accomplished properly and efficiently.
  • Provides technical supervision and guidance to improve the quality and quantity of work performed; checks work in progress and upon completion to ensure assignees are following daily time schedules; fills in job completion charts at end of assigned shift.
  • May unload, lift, and carry foodstuffs from trucks and warehouse, and place them in designated areas.
RequirementsExperience: One year of experience in the preparation and serving of food that would have developed the knowledges and abilities listed below.

Knowledge of: The methods, practices, utensils, and equipment used in serving food and cleanup activities such as food and dish carts and dishwashers; the techniques, utensils, knives, and equipment used for chopping, slicing, mixing, and measuring foodstuff used in preparing food; sanitation methods and practices associated with food handling and maintaining cleanliness of kitchen and food serving areas and equipment; occupational hazards and safety precautions of kitchen and food service areas and equipment; the preparation and serving of food for special diets.

Ability to: Read, understand, and follow oral and written directions; write simple diet menu instructions; perform simple math calculations; be courteous and tactful with staff members; instruct and train inmates and others in the methods and techniques used in serving food and clean up activities; provide clear and concise oral instructions; maintain effective working relationships with others; prepare and keep simple records pertaining to food service quality control; lead and inspect the work of Inmate Workers; coordinate the Inmate Workers.

Shifts: Incumbents are expected to work weekends and holidays on a rotating shift 2:00 am - 11:30 am, 9:30 - 7:00 pm, and 6:00 pm - 3:30 am.
Application Deadline12/31/2014

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