FOOD PREPARATION SPECIALIST ADVA Position
FOOD PREPARATION SPECIALIST
Date: Mar 8, 2022
Req ID: 17128
Fayetteville, AR, US, 72703
Category: AR DEPT OF VETERAN AFFAIRS
Anticipated Starting Salary: $28,585.00
Class Code: S085C
FLSA Status: NON-EXEMPT
Salary Range: $23,335.00 - $33,836.00
The Food Preparation Specialist is responsible for overseeing food preparation, service, and storage and maintaining cleanliness of the kitchen work area. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Monitors cooking of foodstuffs, according to menus, special dietary or nutritional restrictions, and numbers of portions to be served. Cleans and inspects equipment, kitchen appliances, and work areas, in order to ensure cleanliness and functional operation. Cleans, cuts, and cooks meat, fish, and poultry, as necessary. Compiles and maintains records of food use and expenditures. Determines meal prices based on calculations of ingredient prices. Requisitions food supplies, kitchen equipment and appliances based on estimates of future needs. Apportions and serves food as necessary. Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of the preparation, service, and storage of foodstuffs. Knowledge of sanitation and safety requirements of a food service facility. Ability to oversee food service operations Ability to coordinate work activities of subordinates. Ability to prepare and serve food.
The ability to read, write, and follow oral and written instructions; plus one year of experience in institutional cooking or related area, including six months in a leadership capacity. Must possess a State Health Certificate. 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.