Food Service Specialist II

Recruitment #211013-Z20B-29

Introduction

Location: Oklahoma School for the Deaf – Sulphur

Essential Functions:
Position prepares 3 meals a day for students. Prepares/cooks entrees, side dishes and salads for student meals. Prepares meal rosters and documents meals served; helps with inventory of groceries.

Work hours: Sun 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Monday – Wednesday 9:00 am – 7:00 pm, Thursday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Probationary period (or trial period, if applicable) is required.

Preferred Qualifications: American Sign Language Skills.

STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION

Method of Application: 
ALL SOURCES – Applicants, without previous classified state service, those that are in the unclassified status OR currently in probationary status, must apply through the Office of Management and Enterprise Services OKJOBS on-line External Listings applicant system (www.jobaps.com/ok/). 

Current State of Oklahoma employees with permanent status in the classified service, or those having reinstatement rights must apply through the Office of Management and Enterprise Services OKJOBS on-line Internal Listings applicant system (www.jobaps.com/OK/promo.asp). 

For questions regarding specific duties or details of this job, please contact Human Resources at HR@okdrs.gov

For inquiries on the application process or general application inquiries, please contact Applicant Services at (405) 521-2177.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

BASIC PURPOSE

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.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

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 II:   
This career level includes positions where employees are assigned responsibility for a variety of tasks involved in preparing and serving meals in a state hospital, school, facility or institution.  This includes using items for cooking and baking, cutting and preparing meat, poultry or fish, frying, or roasting foods.  Positions are also responsible for the direction of others performing simple and routine duties involving the handling and serving of food and maintaining a clean and sanitary work area.  In this role they will make recommendations for future food needs, receive and store food, and assist with serving food.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level II:   
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of one year of 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

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.

NOTES

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% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on the supplemental questionnaire.

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