Food Service Specialist II

Recruitment #200625-UNCZ-19



Position is located at the Southwest Oklahoma Juvenile Center, Manitou OK.

 Please note: This is a safety “safety sensitive” position as defined by 63 O.S. § 427.8 (K)(1)(i)(2). Therefore, even for those applicants in possession of a valid medical marijuana license, testing positive for marijuana will result in non-hire, as the position requires “direct patient or direct child care”.

This is an unclassified, term-limited position. Per 10A O.S. § 2-7-202: “Effective June 1, 2020, employees hired for service at the Southwest Oklahoma Juvenile Center in Manitou shall be considered unclassified and employed in a term-limited appointment. If state services continue at the facility after the designated term, the employee may be transferred into a non-term-limited position. Current employees and employees hired prior to June 1, 2020, shall not be subject to this provision.”

Position may be under filled as Z20A
Annual Hiring Rate: Z20B - $24,973.16
Annual Hiring Rate: Z20A - $23,920.00

Plus a generous benefit allowance to purchase Health, Dental, Vision, Disability, and Retirement for you and your family.

Job Duties:
You will be assigned a variety of tasks involving food preparation and serving. This will include preparing and cooking various meats, vegetables, and baked goods. Position is responsible for providing direction of others performing simple and routine duties involving handling and serving of food. Position is also responsible for maintaining a clean and sanitary work station, recommending future food needs, receiving and storing food, and assisting with the serving of food.

Minimum Qualifications:
One year experience in a commercial or institutional food service or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of vocational or technical school training in food preparation for the required experience.

Special Requirement:
Must be able to lift 25 pounds. Position requires shift work with rotating weekends. Must be able to pass background check and drug screening. Travel may be required.


Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.

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