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Assistant Food Service Manager

Location: Meridian, MS
Job ID: 58234
Facility: East Mississippi Correctional Facility

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Pay: $16/hr.

Location: 10641 HWY 80 West, Meridian, MS., 39037

Work schedule: Full-time

Benefit package includes:

  • Health/dental/vision/life insurance
  • 401(k) with company match 
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • 9 paid holidays
  • Opportunities for job advancement

Work with a purpose! East Mississippi Correctional Facility located in Meridian, MS., is now hiring career-minded people to assist with securing the safety of our community while positively impacting the lives of those on the inside. Now hiring an Assistant Food Service Manager at East Mississippi Correctional Facility

Job responsibilities: Reports to the food service manager.  Directly supervises the production supervisor, line supervisors, correctional officer staff and offenders assigned to the dining room.  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 Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) directives.

Essential functions:

  1. Maintains kitchen equipment in orderly workable condition. Ensure work area is safe, clean, and sanitary.
  2.  Ensure count and control of all kitchen tools. Provide an accurate count of all control items at the beginning and end of each shift.
  3. Supervise offenders in preparation of meals required.
  4. Mop, scrub, refinish and spot clean kitchen floors.
  5.  Clean, sanitize, and deodorize rest rooms.
  6. Ensure counts are preformed accurately for all offenders assigned to the kitchen.
  7. 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.
  8. Maintain accountability of 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/Experience requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited senior high school or equivalent or GED. One (1) year full-time, wage-earning experience in correctional, commercial, or institutional food preparation or food service management experience or eighteen (18) months of correctional custody law enforcement experience. Valid driver’s license in the state of Mississippi with an acceptable driving record, unless waived by management. 

Post Hire Requirements:

Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements and pass an annual background check.

Why: Make a real difference every day by helping to change lives.


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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