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
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.
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.
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.
Education and Experience: None required.
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.
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.