Food Service in Correction at a county jail.
Pros: Working with the Correctional Officers, My Staff, teaching inmates how to cook for them to use as a reference on a job application, flexible schedules
Cons: Lack of staff to pass back ground checks, distance for support, finding the time to train new employees correctly
Oversaw the staff and inmates in the kitchen of the county Jail. I would help assist in prep of breakfast, baking and Lunch. Inventory of what was on hand in the store room, kitchen, Laundry room chemicals, cooler and freezer was taken to determined the inventory on hand for ordering my bulk orders. Ensuring all the chemicals used were working correctly threw the automatic dispensers. Staff and inmate safety training. Validated recipes and staff documentation of temperature control of service line. AP and AR invoices entered on a spreadsheet for the accountant. Staff schedules and coverage for Days off. Ensured we were meeting the Health and Inspection requirements daily as well as the ICE requirements. I was responsible for New Hire paperwork, I 9, Direct deposits, trainings, W4s,
Hardest part was the support of my team was located in Nebraska. Everything was done over a phone.
Most enjoyable part was everyday was different. I enjoyed challenges and on spot decision making.