Food Service Specialist I

Recruitment #190222-Z20A-06


Applicants should apply directly to each location:

Talihina Veterans Center
Human Resources Department
10014 SE 1138th Avenue
NW of Talihina off State Hwy 63A
Talihina, OK 74571

Sulphur Veterans Center
Human Resources Department
304 Fairlane Ave, Sulphur, OK 73086-6861

Norman Veterans Center
Human Resources Department
1776 E Robinson
Norman, OK 73070
405-360-5600 Ext. 243

Lawton/Ft. Sill Veterans Center
Human Resources Department
501 SE Flower Mound Road
Lawton, OK 73502

Clinton Veterans Center
Human Resources Department
1/4 Mile South of I-40 on Hwy. 183
Clinton, OK 73601

Claremore Veterans Center
Human Resources Department
3001 W. Blue Starr Drive
Claremore, OK 74018

Ardmore Veterans Center
Human Resources Department
1015 S. Commerce
Ardmore, OK 73402


Positions in this job family are involved in handling, preparing, cooking and serving food for regular, modified and special diets at a state hospital, school, facility or institution.  This includes maintaining clean and sanitary work, preparation and serving areas.


The Food Service Specialist job family has four levels which are distinguished by the complexity of assignments, the level of expertise required to perform the duties assigned, and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.

Level I:  
This is the basic level of this job family where employees are assigned simple and routine duties of handling, preparing and serving food.  In this role they will perform tasks such as preparing toast, tea, and coffee, and maintaining the cleanliness of the food service area.


Level I:   
Education and Experience:  None required.


Some positions may require possession of a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License at time of appointment.

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 pounds.

Some positions within the Office of Juvenile Affairs may require applicants to be able to lift 25 pounds.


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.

Selection Plan

Scores based on:  100% Non-Competitive

***NOTE:  Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.