Food Service Manager I

James Crabtree Correctional Center, Helena

Recruitment #200728-Z21A-I04


James Crabtree Correctional Center



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.

Level I:   
At this level of this job family employees are assigned overall responsibility for the direction and coordination of the operation of a food service department of limited size and scope or for assisting in the operation of a larger food service department.  Responsibilities will include direction and supervision of assigned staff which may include employees, inmates, students, patients and/or others, and also includes requisitioning produce, commodities, equipment and supplies, receiving and checking shipments against invoices, ensuring food items are properly stored, taking inventory and planning and supervising the serving of special meals. 


Level I:   
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of an associate’s degree in culinary arts, food management or a similar field and one year 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 one year 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.   


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