at Arkansas Government Job in Grady, Arkansas, United States

Job Description


Date: May 21, 2023

Req ID: 27186


Grady, AR, US, 71644


Anticipated Starting Salary: $48,230.42

Position Number: 22133836

County: Lincoln

Posting End Date: 6/16/2023

Anticipated Starting Salary: $48,230.42

Location: Varner Unit – Grady

The mission of the Department of Corrections is to be a public safety resource for Arkansas families by providing professional management solutions and evidence-based rehabilitative initiatives for offenders.

Position Information

Class Code: T070C

Grade: GS06


Salary Range: $36,155 – $52,425


The Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC) / Department of Community Correction (DCC) Food Preparation Supervisor is responsible for the supervising food service personnel, directing food service activities, monitoring security and safety practices, coordinating the production and serving of food, and ordering supplies. This position is governed by state and federal law and agency/institution policy.


Supervises food production and/or food service staff by recommending for hire/termination, assigning work, reviewing work assignments, training employees, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Researches laws, reviews procedural updates, and attends informational meetings to develop and provide in-service training on policy and procedural changes, preparation methods, and equipment operations. Prepares and cooks food of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or function. Checks the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met, and checks the quantity and quality of received products. Inspects supplies, equipment, and storage areas for temperature and sanitation requirements, and inspects work areas to ensure conformance to established standards. Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures. Knowledge of the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work. Knowledge in motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job. Knowledge of food preparation procedures and kitchen operations. Ability to communicate information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person. Ability to monitor and review information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems. Ability to schedule events, programs, activities, and the work of others. Ability to ensure compliance with laws, regulations, or standards governing setting food preparation and storage. Ability to provide guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal equivalent of a high school diploma and specialized training in food service; plus one year of experience in institutional or commercial food service operations. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.



The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock

Nearest Secondary Market: Pine Bluff

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Job Posting: JC235109453

Posted On: Feb 25, 2023

Updated On: Jun 09, 2023

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