at Delaware Department of Correction in Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Correctional Officer/Youth Rehab Food Service Specialist I
Opening Date 10/17/2023 12:00:00 AM
Closing Date 4/14/2024 11:59:00 PM
Type of Recruitment Open Competitive
Salary Yearly: $57,200.00
Salary Plan G386
Pay Grade 8
Shift Hours Various
Employment Type Actual Vacancies
Employment Term Regular
Agency DOC/Prisons/Food Service
Location(s) Assignments are determined by vacancy levels:
(New Castle, Kent, Sussex, )
Contact Name Department of Correction Human Resources
Contact Phone 302-857-5298
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The Delaware Department of Correction (DOC) recognizes its employees as a highly valued resource and are offering Monetary Recruitment Incentives to new DOC employees in accordance with the DOC Employee Signing Bonus Program.
The program provides recruitment incentives as follows:
Sign-On Bonus - $5,000 to new Cadets paid in installments.
Out of State Correctional Officer Pay - Upon successful completion of the Correctional Employee Initial Training (CEIT) course, employees who have equivalent work experience from another Department of Correction agency may be placed on the salary step table with up to 10 qualified years of experience.
NOTE: This program is administered by the Department of Correction Bureau of Administrative Services. The program may be terminated by the Department of Correction at any time with or without notice.
This class describes full performance cooking applying food service principles, practices and methods for food preparation activities and acquiring a working knowledge of correctional/youth security procedures and techniques.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
Applies food service principles, practices and methods governing food preparation activities such as food handling, proper storage and temperature control, cleaning of kitchen equipment and utensils to comply with safety and sanitary standards.
Instructs inmate food service workers in the operation of various commercial kitchen equipment such as dishwashers, ovens, toasters, meat slicers, choppers, deep fryers, food processors, steam pots, blenders, and mixers.
Instructs inmates/youth food service workers in food preparation, cooking, safe food and storage handling.
Supervises inmates/youths in their kitchen assignments, directing their activities and establishing a positive working relationship.
Maintains a positive supportive relationship with youth/inmates food service workers through appropriate use of active listening skills in providing guidance as needed.
Prepares and cooks meals.
Maintains control of kitchen utensils, tools and equipment.
Enforces rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the institution and the department in the maintenance of discipline, order, security and housekeeping of assigned locations and staff.
Enforces personal hygiene rules for inmate/youth food service workers to maintain sanitary standards.
Prepares various reports and maintains accurate records.
Attends various Department approved training courses.