Food Service Worker II-Part Time

State of Utah

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JJS Food Service Worker II- Part 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).

Our Team
Employees within Juvenile Justice and Youth Services have an opportunity to see the impacts that their hard work and dedication does for the well-being of today’s youth. It is imperative that our employees provide support and guidance to troubled youth while they are transitioning into adulthood. Together, we can help to improve the lives and welfare of troubled youth.

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

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

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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