OPEN CONTINUOUS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Department of Corrections Announcement #CC5722 PLEASE READ THE COMPLETE ANNOUNCEMENT BEFORE CALLING Job Title: Correctional Support Trades Supervisor I ( Food Service) Position Number: CAA 33089 Job Location: Statewide: Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility, Crowley County (227) Buena Vista Correctional Complex (552) Canon City Complex (204) Colorado Correctional Center, Golden (818) Delta Correctional Center (308) Denver Complex (860) Fort Lyon Correctional Facility (217) Limon Correctional Facility (123) Pueblo Complex (219) Rifle Correctional Center (361) Sterling Correctional Facility (432) Trinidad Correctional Facility (223) Salary: $3607 $5128 (Although this is the full salary range, new employees are typically appointed at or near the minimum.) Release Date: January 01, 2011 Apply By: December 30, 2011 Employment Type: FT Class Code: A1L1TX INFORMATION ABOUT THE JOB: The mission of the Colorado Department of Corrections (CDOC) is to protect the public through effective management of criminal offenders in controlled environments that are efficient, safe, humane, and appropriately secure, while also providing meaningful work and selfimprovement opportunities to assist offenders with community reentry through prosocial stabilization. The departments vision is to be a progressive and professional correctional system that achieves excellence by focusing on Public Service, Employees, Employee Development, Offender Management, Continuous Improvement, and InterGovernmental Relations. If your goal is to build a rewarding, meaningful career, state employment offers: Distinctive career advancement opportunities throughout the state system; Retirement benefits including PERA Defined Benefit Plan, PERA Defined Contribution Plan, plus 401K and 457 plans; Medical and dental health plans; Paid life insurance; Short and longterm disability coverage; 10 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick time; Training opportunities, and more. *PLEASE NOTE THAT POSITIONS AND VACANCIES WILL VARY THROUGHOUT THE YEAR ****EXAMS WILL TAKE PLACE ON A MONTHLY BASIS; YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED OF YOUR EXAM TIME AND LOCATION VIA EMAIL.
YOU MUST APPLY AND BE ACCEPTED PRIOR TO THE EXAM. DUTIES: Position performs food service duties and supervises offenders completing various tasks in an industrial kitchen to insure the most economical, safe, and secure operation in all phases of food service production to include preparation, portioning, safety, and sanitation. Food service operations offer a full range menu and prepare foods from raw materials utilizing large scale menus and ingredients to prepare foods from scratch. Food preparation may include regular, special, religious, and modified diets and service 300 to 7,000 meals on a daily basis.
Position ensures that all applicable rules, regulations, and/or codes are observed and adhered to at all time. The position conducts formal and informal counts; maintains facility security and conducts searches in the facility kitchen and common areas for contraband. Position will conducts pat searches of offenders and may have to detain or restrain offenders. Ensures proper tool control procedures are maintained at all times.
Position schedules work assignments, completes offender and staff time sheets, activity reports, payroll, and offender disciplinary violation reports and resolves offender grievances. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Four (4) years of commercial, institutional, industrial, or military food service operation experience in food service production and preparation offering a fullrange menu and serving at least 300 meals daily. Experience should include an understanding of special diet planning and the utilization of raw materials and large scale recipes to prepare and modify meals as needed. Experience must be described in detail on your application to receive credit.
Fast food experience will not be accepted. Commercial Experienceis defined as experience preparing, cooking, serving, and portioning raw prepared foods in a restaurant, hotel, or cafeteria offering a full service menu of at least 300 meals daily Institutional Experienceis defined as experience preparing, cooking, serving, and portioning food in a hotel, hospital, living facility, group home or retirement facility of 100 or more occupants Industrial Experienceis defined as experience preparing, cooking, serving, and portioning food in a correctional setting where full service menus of at least 300 meals are served daily. Note: Special Diet planning includes modified diets, religious diets, food allergens and food substitutions. SUBSTITUTIONS: An Associates Degree in Food Service Management or Hotel Management OR Sixty (60) semester hours of noncorrespondence course work in the study of nutrition, diets, food service management can substitute for two (2) years of work experience.
NOTE: Transcripts from colleges or universities outside of the United States must be assessed for U.S. equivalency by a NACES educational credential evaluation service. This documentation is the responsibility of the applicant and should be included as a part of the of the application materials. Failure to provide a transcript or credential evaluation report may result in the application being rejected and applicant will not be able to continue in the selection process for the specified position.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSAS) Knowledge of understanding of the use of recipes and recipes from scratch Knowledge of understanding of the use of varied commercial and industrial kitchen appliances and utensils Knowledge of understanding in the use of measurement and metric conversions Knowledge of understanding of finance/purchasing Knowledge of understanding how to minimize waste Knowledge and understanding of purchasing and storeroom management Knowledge of understanding of emergency procedures in the advent of kitchen accidents Knowledge of food preparation, portioning, and production from scratch Knowledge of supervision Knowledge of state health department rules and regulations Skill in the preparation of meals from scratch Skill in the use of varied commercial and industrial kitchen appliances and utensils Skill in measurement and metric conversions Skill in minimizing food waste Skill in food preparation, portioning, and production from scratch Skills in emergency procedures in the advent of kitchen accidents Skills in communication (written and verbal) Skills in supervision Ability to communicate (written and verbal) Ability to work with diverse working styles Ability to structure multiple work assignments for offenders Ability to direct the work production of offenders Ability to formulate and implement proper safety procedures Ability to provide feedback to multiple participants in a short period of time WORKACTIVITIES: Supervision Supervising the work of offenders or offender work crews for completeness.
Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects. Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others Getting members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks. Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work and the work of others. Making Decisions and Solving Problems Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People Assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people. Getting Information Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources. Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates Providing information to supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, email, or in person. Controlling Machines and Processes Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).
Training and Teaching Others Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others. Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events. Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time. Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others Handling complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, or otherwise negotiating with others. ** ONLY APPLICANTS WHO MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS BY THE CLOSING DATE SHALL BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT** CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Must be 21 years of age; Posses a high school diploma or G.E.D.; Possess a valid State of Colorado Drivers License; Have NO felony convictions; Successfully complete the Department of Corrections Basic Training upon hire, initial drug screening, and random drug screening throughout employment; Possess the physical ability to successfully complete PPCT (Pressure Point Control Tactics); Lift arms above head and kick as high as own waist; Stabilize another person to accomplish a controlled take down; Use arms, palms of hands, shins, and feet to deliver blows; Withstand impact (slow speed or with a safety bag) on own body from strikes/blows; Swing a baton in a striking technique; Rotate body 90 degrees with feet planted for striking with foot or using a defensive tactic; Get down on one or both knees and up again with multiple repetitions; Must be able to see and hear in order to observe, address and respond to potential breeches in safety and security. Successful completion of a background investigation. Should applicants background reveal criminal charges, it shall be the responsibility of the applicant to provide the Department of Corrections with written/official disposition of any charges; Seize, hold, control or subdue violent or assaultive persons and defend oneself or others to prevent injury; Demonstrate body agility, strength of all four limbs and the ability to walk and climb stairs consistently; Work in situations involving assaultive behavior, physical control of another person and/or restraint situations; Deal with individuals with a range of moods and behaviors, utilizing tactfulness and a congenial, personable manner; Work with people of the opposite sex, diverse racial ethnic groups, mentally ill and emotionally disturbed offenders; Communicate by talking, listening and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information, assignments; Work in an environment with fluctuating noise and temperature (hot and cold) which may include working outdoors in inclement weather and/or concrete floor/wall work settings; Willing and able to travel; Willing and able to work various shifts, days, afternoons, graveyards (nights) which includes a rotating shift schedule; TB (tuberculosis) screening is required of all new employees upon hire.
HOW TO APPLY: All application materials and required documents must be received by the Office of Human Resources, Employment Services (CDOC) BY December30, 2011, 4:00 PM ALL APPLICANTS must submit the following: 1. A completed Department of Corrections EMPLOYMENT Application and SelfScreening Form. THE STATE OF COLORADO APPLICATION FOR ANNOUNCED VACANCY FORM WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. YOU MUST USE THE DOC EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION FORM.
To access the DOC Employment Application and Self Screening Form, see instructions below. 2. A working email address on your application, one that is checked often, as time sensitive correspondence WILL be sent via email. EXAM INFORMATION OR NOTIFICATION WILL TAKE PLACE VIA EMAIL; THEREFORE, BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR EMAIL FREQUENTLY.
3. A legible official or unofficial copy of your college/university transcript(s) noting date and degree conferred, if applicable. 4. A copy of your DD214 if you are a veteran.
How to access Employment Application/SelfScreening Form: www.doc.state.co.us Click on JOB OPENINGS, under Employment from the home page (bottomleft). Option 1: Click on EMPLOYMENT APP to apply for Open Competitive OR Open Continuous positions. Option 2: Open the Job Announcement you are interested in applying for and click on APPLY. Complete the application in its entirety, and be sure to include your current email address.
Save an electronic copy of your application or print a paper copy for your records. Send your completed application, along with required documents to: COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS ATTN: EMPLOYMENT SERVICES/Ruben Groves/CC#5722 2862 SOUTH CIRCLE DRIVE COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80906 UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED ON THIS ANNOUNCEMENT, NO FAXES, EMAILS, POSTMARKS, OR LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Note: If you are covered by the Address Confidentiality Program, CRS 2421201 through 2421214, please notify the HR office or analyst listed on this announcement so that you are provided the appropriate time extension for notifications provided by U.S. mail.
The extension allowed under this program applies only to U.S. mail notifications that include a deadline of 10 days or less. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT Ruben Groves AT (719) 2264431; OR EMAIL email@example.com. SCHEDULED DATES OF REQUIRED APPLICANT ASSESSMENT PROCESSES (I.E., EXAMS, ORAL BOARDS, WRITTEN EXAMS) WILL NOT BE MADE UP.
IF YOU FAIL TO SHOW AT THE APPOINTED DATE/TIME FOR YOUR ASSESSMENT PROCESS, MAKEUPS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Applications are part of the selection process and may be used as part or all of the exam process to rank candidates. Be sure your application specifically addresses your qualifications, experience, and accomplishments as they relate to the position duties and requirements. Resumes and see resume statements will not be accepted in lieu of the DOC Employment Application.
Applications will be reviewed by a Human Resources Analyst to determine if you meet the minimum requirements. If your application does not demonstrate that you meet the minimum requirements, your application will be reviewed by a second HR Analyst. All applicants will be notified of their application status. If you disagree with the application review, you must contact our office within 5 days of the date you receive the notice of rejection of your application.
If you still disagree with the decision concerning your requirements, you have the right to have your application rejection reviewed by the State Personnel Director. A request for a Directors review must be submitted on the appeal/dispute form found on the website: http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/DPASPB/SPB/1232721347216. It must be postmarked or received by the Director within 10 days of receipt of the notice of rejection and must include: 1) Job Title; 2) Agency involved; 3) Name of the agency representative spoken to during informal resolution attempts; 4) Date(s) of the conversation(s); 5) Specific issue(s) being appealed; 6) Reasons you believe the decision to reject your application was arbitrary, capricious or contrary to rule of law. ALL DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS FACILITIES AND BUILDINGS ARE TOBACCO FREE.
THE STATE OF COLORADO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE PROTECTED CLASSES TO APPLY. YOU MUST BE A RESIDENT OF THE STATE OF COLORADO TO APPLY.
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