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County of Blair Kitchen Manager in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania

The kitchen manager works inside the Blair County Prison, overseeing corrections officers assigned to this unit and inmates who work in the food service function. Our hire will supervise and coordinate all activities related to cafeteria service to inmates in order to ensure services of correct diets, controlled portions, proper temperatures; monitor kitchen worker/inmate worker relations in face-to-face food service; ensure that inmate dining and food service area is sanitary and safe; prepare menus and amounts of food required for activities-related functions and for packed lunches or early meals due to work release or court appointments; maintain appropriate records; supervise the receipt, storage, inventory control, and disbursement of food and supplies; and develop and present regular in-service training and retraining to food service workers on all matters pertinent to the safe and efficient operation of a quality food service program.


Qualified applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED; minimum of one-year's experience in correctional food service OR five years' experience in food preparation, production, and service of a variety of complete meal menus in an institutional food service operation, food catering service, restaurant, or in a similarly large-scale food production operation; initiative and problem-solving skills; attention to detail and accuracy; demonstrated experience in a fast-paced work environment with frequent interruptions, and the ability to set and meet deadlines; strong customer service orientation; well-organized and resourceful; effective at marshalling resources to get things done; computer literacy in Internet, spreadsheet, and word processing applications; math skills sufficient to add, subtract, multiply, and divide; fluency in English sufficient to read, write, and communicate.


Competitive benefits package starts without a waiting period and includes 90% employer-paid PPO healthcare with vision and three-tier pharmacy benefits, defined benefit pension plan, defined contribution plan, short-term disability, group term life insurance, and ample time-off provisions. Starting salary is commensurate with direct or related experience, but a minimum of $36,709.40. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER