at Delaware Department of Correction in Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Correctional Officer/Youth Rehab Food Service Specialist III
Opening Date 11/28/2023 12:00:00 AM
Closing Date 12/7/2023 11:59:00 PM
Type of Recruitment Open Competitive
Salary Yearly: $64,000.00
Salary Plan G386
Pay Grade 10
Shift Hours 11:00am-7:00pm
Employment Type Actual Vacancy
Employment Term Regular
Agency DOC/Prisons/Food Service
Location(s) Howard R. Young Correctional Institution:
(1301 E 12th St, Wilmington, DE, 19801)
Contact Name Department of Correction Human Resources
Contact Phone 302-857-5298
This describes the lead level in the series.
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.