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Tehama County Sheriff’s Office

Red Bluff, CA


SALARY: $18.03 to $21.93 Hourly | $1,442.40 – $1,753.60 Biweekly

Extended Recruitment

Let your opportunities grow with Tehama County!

Position Description:
Prepares, cooks, packages and/or serves meals following applicable federal, state and County rules and regulations. Prepares required reports of food service activity. May provide leadership and instruction to persons assisting with kitchen duties, such as juvenile wards, inmates and/or extra help.

Examples of Duties

  • Prepares, cooks, packages and/or serves healthy, appetizing meals.
  • Cleans and sanitizes kitchen, dining areas, cooking equipment, utensils, cookware, storage facilities, refrigerator, freezer etc.
  • Assists in maintaining kitchen equipment.
  • Performs all duties in accordance with applicable federal, state and County rules, regulations and guidelines.
  • Assists in maintaining supply and food inventory; orders produce as needed; properly stores food and supplies.
  • Performs other related duties as may be assigned.

Education, Experience & Licenses

Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
• Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade.
• One (1) year of cooking experience is required. Experience preparing, baking and cooking food in an institutional or commercial kitchen is highly desirable.
Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.

License & Special Requirements:

  • Requires possession of a valid California driver’s license.
  • Completion of a HACCP sanitation certification course for food service workers is desirable.
  • Specialized training related to specific assignment may be required.

Recruitment Information

The department currently has one (1) vacancy.
In addition, Tehama County is establishing an eligibility list to fill future vacancies for a Dietary Cook, as well as subsequent vacancies which occur during the life of the eligibility list.

The following items MUST be submitted with your completed application to be considered for this position:

  • Cover Letter (A resume is NOT considered a cover letter)
  • Resume
  • California Food Handler’s Certificate


Please upload ALL required documents when applying such as, copies of all required degrees and/or certifications as outlined in the job description. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

New employees should anticipate being hired at the beginning step of the salary range. Candidates who exceed entry level qualifications may be considered, with approval from the Board of Supervisors, for placement at other than A step.

For questions about this recruitment please contact:
Elizabeth Castro
530-529-7718 |

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of background, fingerprinting, drug test and physical examination provided by the County.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None