Food Service Specialist II

Recruitment #220513-Z20B-31



This position is located at the Central Oklahoma Juvenile center in Tecumseh, OK.

Drug and Alcohol Pre-Employment and Pre-placement Testing:  'This position is a safety sensitive position as defined by 63 O.S. § 427.8 (K)(1)(i)(2) due to providing direct child care. Therefore, those applicants testing positive for marijuana will not be hired even when in possession of a valid medical marijuana license.'

Annual Hiring Rate: Z20B - $28,004.34

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.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of basic food preparation techniques; of food service operations; of proper sanitation practices; of basic mathematics; of ingredients used in baking and cooking; of food storage, preparation and cooking; of recipe usage; of standard weights and measures used in cooking and calculating and measuring ingredients; of operation of kitchen equipment and utensils; of practices and problems of meat storage and preparation; of modern methods and materials used in large scale baking, cooking, and meat cutting; of cutting, mixing and adding ingredients to all types of meat; and of sanitary and health standards. Ability is required to carry out routine tasks to completion; to follow oral and written instructions; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; to prepare and cook foods, baked goods and meat; to follow written and oral instructions; to direct the work of food service personnel; and to use a variety of tools and knives to cut or slice meat and other foods.


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:
Must be able to lift 25 pounds. Position requires shift work with rotating weekends. Must be able to pass background check and drug screening. A Trial period of one year may be required for new hires. Travel may be required.


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.