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Food Service, Production Supervisor

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Location: Woodville, MS
Job ID: 46862
Facility: Corrections

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Position Summary:

Reports to the Food Service Manager. Directly supervises  the line supervisors, and residents assigned to the food service department. Responsible for maintaining a clean, safe and sanitary kitchen area, to include food preparation areas, tools and equipment, and assisting in the service and preparation of facility meals based on pre-planned menus, in compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) directives.

Essential Functions:

  1. Oversee the cleaning and sanitizing of all food preparation equipment and ensure that it is kept in safe and operable condition.  
  2. Submit work orders and purchase requests as needed to ensure safe functioning equipment is available at all times.
  3. Maintain kitchen equipment in orderly workable condition. Ensure work area is safe, clean and sanitary at all times.
  4. Ensure the count and control of all kitchen tools. Provide an accurate count of all control items at the beginning and end of each shift.
  5. Supervise residents in the preparation of meals required.
  6. Direct and supervise residents in the cleaning of the kitchen and dining area:  mop, scrub, refinish and spot clean kitchen floors.
  7. Ensure that counts are performed accurately for all offenders assigned to the kitchen.
  8. Perform security functions including "pat" and "strip" searches, by squatting and bending to perform such functions.
  9. Assist the food service manager in maintaining inventory of food items, supplies and equipment.
  10. Ensure needed items are pulled and ready for the next meal preparation.
  11. Monitor food production to ensure quantity and quality expectations are met.
  12. This position requires long periods of standing and walking.
  13. Must be able to perform physical requirements of the position, such as pushing and pulling meal carts, and lifting foodservice related items.
  14. It is expected that the incumbent will work overtime when directed to do so.
  15. Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed; provide regular feedback to staff regarding social skills procedures and intervention techniques.
  16. Maintain accountability of staff, offenders and property; adhere to safety practices.  It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.
It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.

Education and Experience Requirements: 
High school diploma or GED and one (1) year full-time, wage-earning experience in the food service industry or eighteen (18) months  full time, wage earning correctional custody or law enforcement experience required.  Prior supervisory experience preferred.  Must obtain and maintain required certifications for food service in the state of Mississippi.  Valid driver's license in the state of Mississippi or Louisiana with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.
Post Hire Requirements:
Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements.


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