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Food Service Operations Manager I

Commonwealth of Kentucky

This is a Full-time position in Lexington, KY posted May 3, 2021.

Advertisement Closes 4/19/2021 (8:00 PM EDT) 21-01807 Food Service Operations Manager I Pay Grade 11 Salary $26,483.04
– $35,080.56 Employment Type EXECUTIVE BRANCH | FULL TIME ELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY | 18A | 37.5 HR/WK Hiring Agency Justice & Public Safety Cabinet | Department of Juvenile Justice Location Fayette Regional Juvenile Detention Center 3475 Spurr Rd Lexington KY 40511 USA Description The Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice is a multi-faceted agency that serves juveniles of theCommonwealth.

While striving to hold youth accountable for their actions, the Department creates opportunitiesfor sentenced, committed, probated, or detained youth to develop social and career skills that will equip themfor re-entry into their communities as productive and responsible citizens.

The Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice seeks to serve youth in the least restrictive, appropriateplacement possible.

We aspire to be a premier team of professionals committed to providing life-changingservices resulting in the positive transformation of children, families, and communities.

For more information about the Department of Juvenile Justice, please visit: This is a highly responsible position in the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet.

The employee is expected toperform all duties to the best of their ability, act in a responsible manner at all times, demonstrateleadership qualities, and treat all staff, youth, and persons with respect.

This is a demanding position thatrequires maturity, reliability, and self-discipline.

Career growth and advancement are encouraged throughtraining and mentoring opportunities.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: Supervises all cook staff at facility.

Directs the food service operations to include food acquisitionand preparation, dining room service and sanitation for the kitchen.Provides on the job training programs in the areas of sanitation, food preparation, storage, personalhygiene, meal service, use of recipes and the cycle menu.

Maintains accurate records pertaining to the food service operations to include numbers of meals served,food costs, inventory, cycle menu, menu substitutions, etc.

Attends department meetings, institutional meetings and trainings as required.

Directs the planning, preparation, and service of special diets prescribed by physician, dietician ordentist.

Makes routine checks of all kitchen equipment.

Applies and enforces departmental rules, regulations andpolicies.

This position is deemed essential and has been designated for mandatory operations by the AppointingAuthority; therefore, the incumbent is not eligible for Adverse Weather Leave.

Minimum Requirements EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor’s degree with courses in food preparation, food management or a related area.

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: Must have two years of experience in the operation and management of institutional, military or commercial food service operations.

Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: NONE Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: Experience in one of the above areas will substitute for the education on a year-for-year basis.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): If employed in the Kentucky Department of Parks or the Kentucky Horse Park, must be twenty years and one day of age at time of appointment.

If employed in the Kentucky Department of Parks or the Kentucky Horse Park, must obtain S.T.A.R.

(Server Training in Alcohol Regulations) certification from the Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control within six months of appointment.

Must maintain any required licensure(s), certification(s), or other credentials for the length of employment in this classification.

Employing agency is responsible for ensuring employee possesses and maintains required licensure(s), certification(s) or other credentials.

Probationary Period This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.

If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Alichia Stanley at or 859-246-2806.

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D