Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities
involving planning, coordination and direction of the operation of
a food service department in a state hospital, school, facility or
institution. This involves planning and coordinating the
preparation, cooking and serving of food, coordinating and
reviewing projected menu plans with nutrition therapists, including
nutritional assessments and care plans, and requisitioning food,
supplies and equipment.
The Food Service Manager job family has three levels which are
distinguished by the complexity of assignments, the level of
expertise required to perform the duties assigned, and the size and
scope of the food service department.
At this level of this job family employees are assigned overall
responsibility for directing and coordinating the operation of a
food service department of moderate size and scope, or assisting in
the direction of a larger food service department. This will
include direction of the work activities of assigned food service
staff, including employees, inmates, students, patients or others
responsible for the preparation and serving of meals, and the
supervision of lower level supervisors who are assigned
responsibility for individuals units or activities.
Responsibilities may also include preparing or recommending
quarterly food requisitions, supervising the receipt, inspection,
storage and use of supplies, and ensuring adherence to
accreditation standards for food service operations.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of
an associate's degree in culinary arts, food management or a
similar field and two years of experience in a supervisory capacity
or supervising inmates in a commercial or institutional food
service environment; or an equivalent combination of education and
experience, substituting one additional year of qualifying
experience for each year of the required education.
NOTE: There is no substitution allowed for the required two
years of supervisory or supervision of inmate experience.
Some agencies may require completion of the coursework and a
passing score on the examination for Certified Dietary Manager.
Upon a conditional offer of employment, Department of Mental
Health and Substance Abuse Services applicants must submit to a
physical examination and shall meet the physical examination
requirements of lifting/carrying 50 pounds occasionally, 20 pounds
frequently and able to push and pull a maximum force of 50
Please read instructions carefully and include all required
documents when you submit your application.
No additional information will be accepted after the application
has been submitted.
Scores based on: 100% Evaluation of Education and Experience
listed on a supplemental questionnaire.
- NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to
State agencies upon their request, immediately following the
closing date and time.