Correctional Food Service Officer
North Carolina Office of State Personnel - Edgecombe County, NC

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***This is an anticipated vacancy.***

This position located at Fountain Correctional Center for Women, located in Edgecombe County.
Position performs first-line supervisory work in a minimum custody facility and provides supervision and custody of inmates in their assigned food preparation and food service work area. Oversee inmate workers engaged in a variety of activities in food production including cooking, baking and serving food to the inmate population. Work includes, but is not limited to, communicating verbally and in writing; comprehend and abide by verbal and written instructions; input and comprehend computer data; secure and maintain equipment; read and comprehend and calculate menus; observe sanitary food handling practices; understand food nutritional values; inventory and rotate stock. Perform rescue functions such as CPR, first aid, fire fighting, engage in physical activities necessary to control or apprehend inmates, defend against physical attacks. Distinguish color codes used for emergencies and security purposes; operate locking devices and maintain keys. Complete CPR, firearms and unarmed self-defense training; and work a varied schedule.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:

Some knowledge of custody and inmate behavior. Some knowledge of food preparations. Some knowledge of the general measures to be used to maintain sanitrary conditions in food service. Ability to supervise inmates in handling work assignments. Ability to establish good working relationship with inmates.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

High school or General Educational Development diploma and one year of experience in institutional food preparation and food services; in management of a commercial food service operation; as a Correctional Officer; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements for Correctional Food Service Officer Trainee Appointment - High school or General Educational Development diploma. Necessary Special Qualification - Must be eligible for certification by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Council.

Supplemental and Contact Information:

The N.C. Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified men and women to apply. DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified individuals. Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position.

Online applications are only accepted through

**To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North Carolina application. Any information omitted cannot be considered for qualifying credit. **
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application.

Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must attach a DD form 214,
Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, along with your application.

During the online application process if additional documentation is required, attach the documentation at the bottom of Step 4 in the application process.

Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Contact Information: Mattie Washington (252) 442-9712.