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Food Service Manager

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Location: Henderson, TX
Job ID: 53554
Facility: Bradshaw State Jail

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Salary: $50,000

Ready to be a part of something big? At Management & Training Corporation (MTC) we provide a secure working environment for our staff while offering an at-risk population effective rehabilitation opportunity to assist them with leading a healthier, more productive life.

Position name: Food Service Manager 

Facility name: Bradshaw State Jail 

Location: 3900 West Loop 571 North, Henderson, Tx. 75752 

Work schedule: Full Time, 

Our team members enjoy competitive wages, affordable health, dental, and prescription drug insurance, education and tuition assistance, paid time off, 9 paid holidays, flexible schedules, 401(k) with company match, and a chance to make a difference every day!

Job responsibilities: Reports to the assistant warden. Directly supervises the assistant food service manager and offenders assigned to the food service department. Responsible for the management of food services, which includes the offender dining hall and special food services in compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) directives. 

Essential functions: 

  1. Ensures dining, service, and food preparation areas and equipment are maintained in a clean and sanitary manner; and ensures compliance with sanitation, safety, and health regulations.
  2. Provide staff training; evaluate staff performance and implement organizational and personnel changes as approved by the assistant warden and human resources.
  3. Inspects food for quantity, quality, and temperature; assures proper storage and use of inventory; and supervises the monitoring and logging of temperatures.
  4. Instructs employees and offenders on safety rules and regulations, proper use of soaps and chemicals including Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), sanitary procedures, food preparation and portion control, and the operation of food service equipment.
  5. Advises on food requirements and recipes; and calculates monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual food requirements; prepares and approves requisitions for food items, supplies, and equipment.
  6. Prepares daily menus; ensures adequate controls are maintained over food preparation quantities and portion sizes; prepares menus for special diet requirements of offenders; and reviews cooks’ worksheets for accuracy.
  7. Oversees the department budget assuring the department operates efficiently and within budget; prepares budget reports and reconciles the budget monthly.
  8. Plans, assigns, and supervises the work of employees and offenders; reviews employee and offender work schedules for adequate coverage; establishes and administers orientation and departmental in service
    training programs for food service staff and offenders.
  9.  Perform security functions including “pat” and “strip” searches, by squatting and bending to perform such functions.
  10. Regular and predictable attendance is required.
  11.  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.
  12. 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.

Education and Experience Requirements: 

Graduation from an accredited senior high school or equivalent or GED. Three (3) years full-time, wage earning experience in correctional, commercial, or institutional food service preparation or management. Thirty (30) semester hours from a college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or by the United States Department of Education (USDE) or equivalent technical trade school courses in the field of culinary, hotel, or restaurant management may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience on a year-for-year basis for a maximum substitution of two (2) years. Two (2) years full-time, wage-earning experience in the supervision of employees. Two (2) years full-time, wage-earning correctional custody or law enforcement experience. Must have or be able to obtain current, valid ServSafe Food Safety Certification within twelve (12) months of employment date. A valid driver’s license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.  

Why: Make a positive impact in your community by doing meaningful work that results in a rewarding career. 


Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabled status, veteran status, genetic information, national origin, or any other category protected by federal law. MTC participates in E-Verify. We strive to provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans, in our job application and hiring process. If you are interested in employment opportunities with Management & Training Corporation and need assistance, please contact our staffing department through [email protected] or 801-693-2888.




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