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Food Service Supervisor (20-4131)

State of Alaska

This is a Full-time position in Fairbanks, AK posted June 20, 2021.

Job DescriptionThe Department of Corrections, Division of Institutions, is recruiting for a Food Service Supervisor at the Fairbanks Correctional Center (FCC), located in Fairbanks, AlaskaWhat you will be doing:The successful applicant will be the leader for the kitchen at the Fairbanks Correctional Center. You will be required to supervise three food service leads and approximately 30 prisoner workers. The successful applicant will be responsible for ordering food and other kitchen supplies and maintain required inventory of food supplies. The applicant must ensure that safety protocols are always followed and provide a sanitary kitchen environment.Our organization, mission, and culture:Our mission statement provides that Offenders in our charge will be treated in a safe and humane manner, and will be expected to enhance their ability to reform every day. Your interaction with offenders can help them work towards a more positive outcome by teaching them kitchen skills they can take with them upon release.The benefits of joining our team:As the only Kitchen Supervisor for Fairbanks Correctional Center, you will be responsible for preparing three meals a day for approximately 300 prisoners. You will be required to prepare special occasion menus for such functions as holidays. You will formulate menu’s which follow the USDA and department nutritionist to provide a variety of nourishing meals to prisoners.The working environment you can expect:The Supervisor will prepare and place supply orders; receive shipments of produce, bakery , meat, grocery and dairy products as required by demand and order supplies as needed to maintain the kitchen. Counsel employees and prisoners as required, settle disputes as they occur. Inspect kitchen daily for equipment failure and for compliance. Ensure kitchen is prepared for the weekly inspections, submit requests for equipment requirements, replacements or repairs and maintenance. Inspect boxes and other containers leaving the food service areas for security reasons.Who we are looking for:We are looking for an experienced Food Service Supervisor that can manage all phases of operating an institutional dining facility. Responsible for the three Food Service Leads and a crew of prisoner workers, the ability to formulate menu’s, provide nourishing meals to prisoner’s, control inventory, provide safe, secure sanitary kitchen.This position requires the incumbent to have a Food Service Worker Certificate. After hire, incumbent must obtain a State of Alaska Procurement Certification to maintain employment if they do not already posses one.Minimum QualificationsA certificate from an accredited college, technical or vocational school for completion of a course of study in professional cooking, food service/dietary management, food technology, culinary arts, food science/nutrition, dietetics, chef’s training or a closely related area.ANDOne year of lead level experience in food preparation in a custodial/residential institution. This experience is met by service as a Food Service, Lead with the State of Alaska or the equivalent elsewhere.Substitution:One year of food service experience which includes nutrition and menu planning, staff scheduling, food safety and handling, and purchasing and inventory management in a custodial/residential institution will substitute for the certification.There is no substitute for the one year of lead level experienceSpecial Note:Most positions require understanding of and willingness to work with the resident population of a state correctional facility, psychiatric hospital, retirement home, senior/geriatric center or center for the developmentally disabled. Incumbents are required to adhere to the statutes, rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the institution which govern such activities as interaction with inmates/residents, employee conduct, security and property protection. Performance of duties may include sole responsibility for the supervision and security of inmates/residents.Additional Required InformationREQUIRED DOCUMENTSApplicants are required to either attach to their application or provide at time of interview. If unable to attach it to your application, email it to the contact provided in the job posting (if email is not an option, please fax to the number also provided, and then call the hiring manager listed to verify receipt).* Resume;* Education transcripts / copy of degree (if applicable / at time of interview); and* Last three performance evaluations. If you have less than three, a written statement providing an explanation as to why all three cannot be provided, as required (at time of interview).Current Daytime contact informationCopy of transcripts for highest level of education completed;Copy of professional certifications related to teaching/education/vocational trade;Copy of DD214 if prior military – must show type of discharge; andCover LetterCOVER LETTERPlease include a brief cover letter outlining why you are interested in this position and why you think you are suited for this job.PREA NOTIFICATIONThe Department of Corrections follows and maintains federal and state requirements standards including, but not limited to, Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standards which apply to all public and private institutions that house adult or juvenile offenders. PREA standards preclude the department from hiring or promoting anyone who has engaged in, or been convicted of any conduct which would violate PREA standards related to sexual assault including:* Sexual abuse in a prison, jail, lockup, community confinement facility, juvenile facility, or other institution;* Convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse; or,* Has been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in the activity described above.The above is in compliance with PREA and its implementing regulations, 28 C.F.R. Part 115, Subpart A, Section 115.17, Hiring and Promotion Decisions.CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECK & APSINPlease be aware – this position requires the use of the Alaska Public Safety Information Network (APSIN). A security clearance issued by the Department of Public Safety (DPS) is necessary to use APSIN. DPS will deny security clearance for any applicant who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor in this state or another jurisdiction, or who may be a fugitive from justice. Additionally, security clearance will be withdrawn if DPS discovers that material information was falsified or omitted at the time of the initial application for security clearance.EDUCATIONIf post-secondary education is required to meet the minimum qualifications, you must fill in the Education section of the application. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of units completed. Copies of transcripts are required to verify educational credentials if used to meet the minimum qualifications for a position. Transcripts can be attached at the time of application or provided at the time of interview.SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR FOREIGN EDUCATIONEducation completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the minimum qualifications listed above. If utilizing this education, you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs; or an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the post-secondary institution. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.WORK EXPERIENCEIf using work experience not already documented in your application, also provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment, and whether full-or part-time. Applications will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported and minimum qualifications are clearly met. If they are not, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.FINGERPRINT NOTICEAll Department of Corrections employees are required to be fingerprinted. The successful candidate must pass a criminal history check.MULTIPLE VACANCIESThis recruitment may be used for more than one (1) vacancy. The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future vacancies for up to ninety (90) days after this recruitment closes. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.EEO STATEMENTThe State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-0430 or 465-4095 in Juneau or (907) 465-3412 (TTY) or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at: P.O. Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.WORKPLACE ALASKA APPLICATION QUESTIONS & ASSISTANCEQuestions regarding application submission or system operation errors should be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 1-800-587-0430 (toll free) or (907) 465-4095 if you are located in the Juneau area. Requests for information may also be emailed to recruitment.services@alaska.gov.For applicant password assistance please visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/js_lostpswd.cfm?&topheader=alaskaContact InformationFor specific information in reference to the position please contact the hiring manager at:Name: Janie Beaudreault, Probation/Parole Officer IIIPhone: 907-458-6738Email: janie.beaudreault@alaska.gov