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

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This position is located at Bertie Correctional Institution, Windsor, NC. Employee will perform first line supervisory work in a close custody adult male facility housing approx. 1,000 inmates. Provide supervision and custody of inmates in their assigned food preparation and food service work areas. 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 not limited to, communication verbally and in writing; comprehend computer data; collect; secure and maintain equipment; read and comprehend and calculate menus; observe sanitary food handing practices; understand food nutrimental values; inventory and rotate stock and comprehend training and work a varied schedule.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:

Knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in a large scale food production and food service activities. Knowledge of cooking time and temperatures of various foods to ensure compliance with numerous regulations. Knowledge of food sanitation principles and methods to maintain standards in an institutional kitchen. Ability to maintain routine records regarding food service activities, etc.

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:

Vickie Shaw
Eastern Region Office
(252) 830-3466