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Correctional Supervising Cook, CF

Job Number: 5600700
Location: High Desert State Prison – Susanville
Department Name: California Correctional Health Care Services
Region: Northern California
Time Base/FT/PT: Part Time
Closing Date/FFD: Until Filled
Correctional Supervising Cook, CF
$8,949 – $11,008 Annual Salary (.20/8hr week)

Under the direct supervision of the Supervising Correctional Cook, the Correctional Supervising Cook, CF, is responsible to supervise and/or instruct Cook Specialist II and/or inmate workers in all aspects of preparation, cooking, and serving meals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Serves as lead cook on shift by assigning work, supervising and giving instruction to the Cook Specialist II in the preparation and cooking of meals. Supervise the preparation of sack lunches, fresh fruit and vegetables for cooking and serving. Evaluates the performance and takes or recommends appropriate action. Ensure all kitchen policies procedures are initiated and followed.
  • Supervise the maintenance of culinary utensils and equipment and the cleaning of various storage and work areas. Makes inspections and maintains food handling practices and standards of safety and sanitation. Supervises garbage disposal.
  • Plans menu in accordance with the established food allowance and determines the amount of food to be prepared. Apportions the food to the various dining rooms and supervises the serving and transportation. Maintains security of door to kitchen area at all times.
  • Requisitions, receives, inspects, stores and inventories supplies. Report refrigerator temperatures and log sheets as required.
Please review the appropriate bulletin/assessment on the Bulletin Page for the Minimum Qualifications and, if qualified, complete the Assessment according to the instructions.
$2,600 annual Recruitment and Retention bonus after 12 consecutive qualifying pay periods.
How To Apply: You may apply for this position by clicking “Apply Now” on the top or bottom of this page.
Contact or 530-251-5100 X5649 for your questions regarding the application process, and/or status of your application.
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Effective July 1, 2020, in response to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Personal Leave Program 2020 (PLP 2020) was implemented. PLP 2020 requires that each full-time employee receive a 9.23 percent reduction in pay in exchange for 16 hours PLP 2020 leave credits monthly through June 2022.  
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Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 24
Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Salary Range: $8,949 - $11,008 Annual Salary /DOE/PT
    Accessible by Public Transportation: No