Food Service Worker II

State of Utah

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JJS Food Service Worker II- Full Time

Do you love to cook? Do you like to feel a sense of accomplishment in the kitchen? If you do, then come join our team!

You will prepare meals for youth, clients and staff. You will need to have a Food Handler’s permit (or obtain one while working for the State).

Not only does working for Juvenile Justice Services provide a sense of stability and teamwork, we also offer fantastic benefits, work-life balance and a career that is personally rewarding. Competitive benefits that begin on DAY ONE OF EMPLOYMENT!

Principal DutiesCooks, bakes, or serves regular and/or special meals to clients and/or staff.
Ensures that food is maintained at appropriate temperatures.
Prepares salads and garnishes and assists in basic food preparation or ordering.
Distributes food using appropriate food handling and sanitation techniques
Practices of food safety and public health protection
Maintains inventory
Tracks receipts
Cleans, sterilizes and or disinfects areas and/or equipment.
Uses cleaning agents, products and equipment

The Ideal Candidate
A motivated individual who enjoys cooking, following recipes and providing nutritious food to our youth.

Preference may be given to candidates who are 19 years of age or older

The Agency
The Department of Human Services is dedicated to provide care for individuals and families in Utah. Utah Division of Juvenile Justice Services (JJS) provides a continuum of intervention, supervision and rehabilitation programs to youth offenders while assuring public safety. For more information on Juvenile Justice Services with the Department of Human Services, please click here!

Supplemental InformationOnly applicants invited to interview will be contacted.
Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.
Work requires physical exertion. May require the ability to stand; walk over rough surfaces; bend, crouch, stoop, stretch, reach, lift moderately heavy items (up to 50 lbs.) in a recurring manner and/or for long periods of time

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