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Salary: $2,659.00 - $3,233.00
Posted: 02/22/2013

Job Description:
WHO SHOULD APPLY: Applicants must be a current or former State employee with transfer or reinstatement eligibility for this classification, or be reachable on a current employment list for this classification. Appointment is subject to SROA and State surplus policies. Surplus candidates must submit a copy of surplus status letter. All applicants must clearly indicate their basis for eligibility on the State application (STD 678). All applications will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST INCLUDE YOUR ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA IN THE AREA OF THE APPLICATION WHERE YOU ENTER THE POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR. (FOR EXAMPLE, ENTER REINSTATEMENT, LATERAL TRANSFER, LIST ELIGIBILITY). IN ADDITION, IF YOUR ELIGIBILITY IS THE RESULT OF COMPETING IN AN EXAMINATION, YOU MUST INCLUDE A COPY OF YOUR EXAMINATION RESULTS INDICATING YOUR OFFICIAL SCORE WITH YOUR APPLICATION. FAILURE TO PROVIDE THESE DOCUMENTS AT THE TIME YOU SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN YOUR NOT BEING CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION. PLEASE INDICATE POSITION NUMBER ON YOUR APPLICATION.

Duty Statement:

Under supervision of the Correctional Supervising Cook, CF, the Cook Specialist II, CF, is responsible for the regular preparation of the day's meals for the Correctional Training Center. In addition, the Cook Specialist II will maintain order and supervise the conduct of persons committed to the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, prevent escapes and injury by these persons to themselves or others or to property, maintain security of working areas and work materials; inspect premises and search inmates for contraband, such as weapons or illegal drugs. Duties include:

45% Overall preparation of the menu fare. These activities will include filling raw ingredient orders and hands-on preparation of food using standardized recipes. Will prepare, sauces, soups, gravies, main vegetable, starch, pasta dishes, and salads. Also has responsibility for range and COSIT set-ups and monitoring of Advanced Training and conference refreshments as well as the dining room.

20% Actively participate as alternate food service lead in the serving of meals on various shifts. This post will be responsible for the monitoring and log entry of quality, portion and temperature control of all foods served, including hot line, cold line and desserts.

20% Assist in the supervision and monitoring of an assigned inmate crew in the setup of work and service areas in preparation for the day's work. Assist in supervising and monitoring inmates in restoring to order, these same areas after meal service is completed.

15% Assist with culinary record keeping procedures, including: inventory, stock rotation, cleaning and sanitation schedules, all food temperature charts, range schedules and meal count. Assist in dish room when needed. Other duties as assigned.


Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Cook Specialist II, CF 048 - 104 - 2186 - 020
Location County
9850 Twin Cities Road, Galt SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Until Filled None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Recruitment and Hiring
9850 Twin Cities Road
Galt, CA 95632
Stephanie Johnson

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