Food Service Manager III

Dick Conner Correctional Center, Hominy

Recruitment #220706-Z21C-05


Dick Conner Correctional Center


Basic Purpose:
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 III:  
At this level employees are assigned responsibilities involving the direction of a food service department which is large in size and scope.  In this role responsibilities may include determining budget requirements for the department, reviewing and approving expenditures, establishing policies and procedures for the department, observing and analyzing work processes to improve efficiency of operations, and checking quality and quantity of supplies received and following up on any discrepancies.  Direction and supervision will be provided to lower level managers or supervisors who are assigned responsibility for assisting in providing food service support for the facility or institution.

Some agencies may require completion of the coursework and a passing score on the examination for Certified Dietary Manager.


Minimum Qualifications
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of an associate’s degree in culinary arts, food management or a similar field and three years of experience in a supervisory capacity in a commercial or institutional food service environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of experience supervising inmates in an institutional food service environment for one year only of the qualifying experience; 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 three years of supervisory or supervision of inmate experience.



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