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Correctional Food Service Officer III

Company: North Carolina Department of Public Safety
Location: Laurinburg
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDescription of WorkThis position is currently located within the Department of Public Safety but will transfer to the Department of Adult Correction when it is established on January 1, 2023.This job class is approved for a special entry salary of $38,511 annually.This is a REPOST of positions 60059364, 60059365, 65010412, and 65010414. Previous applicants MUST REAPPLY to be considered.Reporting to a Food Service Supervisor III, the Food Service Officer IIIwill perform first-line supervision of male inmates assigned to work in a large-scale food production and food service correctional facility operation. Job responsibilities include; but are not limited to the following:Providing a dual role of custody and food production training.Supervising inmate workers engaged in a variety of activities in food production including cooking, baking, and serving of food to the inmate population.Training inmates in the art of institutional cooking, baking, and serving; maintaining standards of sanitation in all areas of the kitchen; and proper food storage responsibilities.Ensuring high quality work performed by the inmates in the assigned food preparation and food service work area.This is a full-time position working rotating shifts with State Benefits.Note to Current State Employees:The salary grade for this position is NC07. State employees are encouraged to apply for positions of interest even if the salary grade is the same as, or lower than, their current position. If selected for this position, a new salary will be recalculated taking into consideration the quantity of relevant education and experience, funding availability, and internal equity. Based upon these factors, a pay increase MAY result.About the NC Department of Public Safety (DPS):DPS is the largest state agency with more than 26,000 employees. It is responsible for safeguarding and preserving the lives and property of its citizens through prevention, protection, and preparation. We have a mission that matters!About Scotland Correctional Institution: Scotland Correctional Institution is located in Laurinburg, North Carolina and houses up to 1,756 male offenders in a close, medium, and minimum custody facility.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / CompetenciesThe Knowledge, Skills and Abilities listed below, along with the Minimum Education and Experience requirements, are REQUIRED to qualify for this position. We will not review resumes in lieu of Experience and Education listed on the application. Click these links for additional information: Introduction to the Job Application and Addressing Knowledge, Skills and Abilities. (Note: These links were created for applicants of Department of Public Safety jobs and may not reflect the policies or procedures of other State agencies.)To qualify for this position, applicants must document on the application that they possess ALL of the following:Knowledge of large-scale food production and food service activities.Minimum Education and Experience RequirementsHigh school or General Educational Development (GED) diploma and three years of experience in institutional food preparation and food services, in management of a commercial food service operations or as a Correctional OfficerOrAn equivalent combination of education and experience.Minimum Education and Experience for a Trainee Appointment High school or General Educational Development (GED) diploma and one year of experience in institutional food preparation and food services, in management of a commercial food service operations, as a Correctional OfficerOrAn equivalent combination of education and experience.Necessary Special Qualifications Must be eligible for certification by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education & Training Standards Commission.Supplemental and Contact InformationThe North Carolina Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employerwho embraces an Employment First philosophy which consists of complying with all federallaws, state laws and Executive Orders. We are committed to reviewing requests for reasonable accommodation at any time during the hiring process or while on the job.DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Human Resources Act with the most qualified individuals. Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position.It is critical to our screening and salary determination process that applications contain comprehensive information. Information should be provided in the appropriate areas to include the beginning and ending dates of jobs worked, education with the date graduated, all work experience, and certificates / licenses. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing this application. Answers to Supplemental Questions must refer to education or work experience listed on this application to receive credit. Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.Applicants seeking Veteran''s Preference must attach aDD-214 Member-4 Form(Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) to their applications.Applicants seeking National Guard Preference must attach a NGB 23A (RPAS) if they are a current member of the NC National Guard in good standing. If a former member of the NC National Guard who served for at least 6 years and was discharged under honorable conditions, they must attach either a DD256 or NGB 22.If applicants earned college credit hours but did not complete a degree program, they must attach an unofficial transcript to each application to receive credit for this education.If applying for a position certified through the NC Dept. of Justice - Criminal Justice Standards Division, click this link for specific certification requirements: Correctional & Probation/Parole Officer Certification.The NC Dept. of Public Safety must adhere to the US Dept. of Justice Final Rule on the ''National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape.'' Click this link for information on hiring and promotion prohibition requirements for all positions in the NC Dept. of Public Safety: PREA Hiring and Promotion Prohibitions.Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account and click ''Application Status.'' If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by management. If you are no longer under consideration, you will receive an email notification.For technical issues with your application, please call the Applicant Support Help Line at 855-524-5627. If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact Lyndsey Schrier at (910) 944-2359.For permanent appointments:State of North Carolina employees have the opportunity to participate in a compelling array of benefits to enhance their quality of life, their health, andtheir future. Benefits includeemployee health insurance options, standard and supplemental retirement plans, NC Flex (a variety of high-quality, low cost benefits on a pre-tax basis), and paid vacation, sick, and community service leave,to name a few. Paid parental leave is available for eligible employees. Some benefits require 30 + hours work/weekfor participation. To find out about these, andotherprograms, please visit our Employee Benefits page:temporary, contractor other supplemental staffing appointments:**There are no paid leave, retirement or other benefits associated with these appointment types.**Company DescriptionMission:Safeguard and preserve the lives and property of the people of North Carolina through prevention, protection and preparation with integrity and honor.Our Goals:PreventWe are the model for preventing and reducing crime.ProtectNorth Carolina is safe for living, working and visiting.PrepareWe are leaders in public safety readiness, communication and coordination.PerformWe excel in every facet of our work - Law Enforcement, Emergency Management, National Guard, Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice and Administrative Services.PeopleWe will value each other like family.VisionTo provide the finest safety and security services for all North Carolinians Our Values:SafetyConsistently demonstrates a strong commitment to providing state employees with a safe and healthy workplace.Ethics and IntegrityBeing forthright and honest in our work and interactions with colleagues and clients. Honoring our word, commitments, and obligations in all interactions with each other and with clients.Customer ServiceConsistently demonstrates a strong commitment to providing value added services to external and internal petence and ExpertiseIs trusted and recognized as a source for credible, reliable information about business policies, procedures and practices. Exhibits knowledge and understanding of emerging issues, trends, and developments based on research, program evaluation, and modeling of best practices .Diversity and InclusionDemonstrates an open-minded approach to understanding people, regardless of their gender, age, race, national origin, religion, ethnicity, disability status or other characteristics; treats all people fairly and consistently and with dignity and respect; effectively builds an inclusive work environment, where everyone feels welcomed and valued.AccountabilityDemonstrates a commitment to delivering on his/her public duty and presenting oneself as a credible representative of the agency and state, to maintain the public''s anizational Effectiveness and EfficiencyEffectively plans, prioritizes, organizes, and aligns human, financial, material, and information resources to meet work unit and organizational goals. Efficiently deploys resources when, where, and how they are needed. Communicates expectations clearly, provides performance-based feedback and coaching, and consistently measures progress. Deals effectively with performance problems.

Keywords: North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Fayetteville , Correctional Food Service Officer III, Hospitality & Tourism , Laurinburg, North Carolina

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