One year of large quantity cooking, and baking, experience in an institutional, military, large commercial kitchen, or similar setting which has developed skills in measuring and mixing ingredients according to recipes and number of persons to be served. Please note: For the purposes of this recruitment, 'Large quantity cooking experience' is defined as regular experience preparing, from scratch, entire meals (protein, starch, and vegetables) for 350 or more people with little to no assistance.
One year of experience in food service work within a detention facility that provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities below.
Two years of experience in food service work in an institutional, military, or large commercial kitchen or similar setting that provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities below.Knowledge of:
The practices, methods, and equipment used in preparing, cooking, baking, and serving food in large quantities; behavior of persons in detention facilities; sanitation methods in cleaning and caring or equipment; storing and inventorying large quantities of food; common weights and measures; occupational hazards and safety precautions of kitchen areas and equipment. Ability to:
Prepare, cook, bake, and coordinate cooking processes so that nutritional meals are prepared and served on time; guide and instruct inmates and juveniles in semi-skilled food preparation, service, and cleaning tasks; read and understand recipes, labels, and instructions for food preparation; perform basic mathematical operations to determine the proportions of ingredients with a minimum of waste; cut, slice, and grind meat and poultry; follow oral and written directions; maintain personal cleanliness and neatness; maintain effective working relationships with inmates and juveniles; maintain effective security of kitchen equipment and utensils; prepare routine records and reports.Shifts:
Selected candidates must be able to work weekends and some holidays, as well as be available for shift rotations as follows: 2:00 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.; 10:00 A.M – 7:30 P.M.; and 6:00 A.M. – 3:30 P.M.
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:To be considered for this position please submit your resume on-line using the 'apply now' link at the beginning of this job posting. Only candidates that meet the recruiting guidelines above will be considered
Offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a thorough background investigation conducted by the Sheriff's Department. The background consist of the following:
(1) Selected applicants will be required to fill out a background packet.
(2) Extensive Background Investigation; (a) Interview with Investigator, (b) Livescan, (c) Polygraph Examination
(3) Medical Examination
We may, depending on the response we receive, close this recruitment or extend it as needed. The 'end date' posted above is subject to change without notice.With specific questions regarding this recruitment, contact Cameron Hacker at 951-955-5463.
Read this posting for special application instructions. Unless otherwise stated, use our resume builder to submit your resume, or select 'Apply' on this page. For specific questions regarding this position, contact Sheriff Recruiter at 888-564-6773.
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment physical exam, including a drug/alcohol test, and a criminal background investigation, including fingerprinting. (A felony or misdemeanor conviction may disqualify the applicant from County employment).
Required Probationary Period - As an Approved Local Merit System, the County of Riverside requires all new regular or seasonal employees to serve an initial probationary period, the duration of which is indicated in the applicable Memorandum of Understanding, County Resolution, or Salary Ordinance. Temporary and Per Diem employees serve at the pleasure of the agency/department head.
The County of Riverside is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the County of Riverside to provide employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non job-related factor.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS - The County of Riverside is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process should contact the recruiter for the position noted above. For additional information and/or to obtain the appropriate form for requesting a reasonable accommodation , please visit the Disability Access Office web page located at: http://dao.rc-hr.com/.