Food Service Specialist 3

State Of Louisiana Belle Point , LA 70084

Posted 2 weeks ago

Supplemental Information

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

  • Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.*

To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process by selecting the 'Applications' link after logging into their account.

The State of Louisiana only accepts online applications. Paper applications will not be accepted.

Computer access is available at your local library, at local Louisiana Workforce Commission Business Career Solutions Centers, and at the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. If you require an ADA accommodation, please contact our office at (225) 925-1911 or Toll Free: (866) 783-5462 during business hours for additional assistance.

(Please note: Libraries and LWC centers cannot provide in-depth assistance to applicants with limited computer skills; therefore, we suggest that such applicants have someone with computer proficiency accompany them to these facilities to assist with the computer application process.

Also, no State Civil Service employees are housed at the libraries or LWC centers to answer specific questions about the hiring process. Such questions should be directed to the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at the phone numbers above or by visiting the office on Florida Blvd. where assistance is available. Information is also provided on our job seeker website at https://jobs.civilservice.louisiana.gov/).

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Cathy W, Sullivan

Southeast La Veterans Home/ Human Resources

4080 West Airline Highway Reserve, La 70084

985-479-4080

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

One year of food service experience in a commercial, industrial, military or institutional food service operation which involved the actual preparation of food.

SUBSTITUTIONS:

Training in food technology, food service management or in a food service related curriculum in a trade school or technical institute will substitute for the required experience on a month for month basis.

College credit in food and nutrition; dietetics; food service preparation; home economics; or hotel, food service, restaurant or institutional management will substitute for the required experience on the basis of one semester hour for one month of experience.

NOTE:

Preparation of food includes tasks such as cooking; baking; chopping vegetables or fruits; meat cutting/butcher duties; making salads, sandwiches, toast, or desserts; and short-order or fast food cooking such as frying or deep frying. It will not be necessary for classified employees to provide an official job description (SF-3), or to provide percentages of time spent preparing food.

Describing food preparation tasks on the application will be sufficient. Experience which involved no food preparation, such as fast food cashiering and serving; or food service worker experience consisting only of serving, tray preparation, cleaning, washing dishes, and/or bussing tables will not qualify.

NOTE:

Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To perform advanced level cooking tasks within a food service operation.

Level of Work:

Advanced.

Supervision Received:

General from a Food Service Specialist 5 or above.

Supervision Exercised:

None.

Location of Work:

All state agencies.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from Food Service Specialist 2 by presence of advanced-level cooking tasks.

Differs from Food Service Specialist 4-A and 4-B by the absence of complex food service activities involving highly specialized research studies or preparing/serving specialized food products according to the guidelines of a franchise operation.

Differs from Food Service Specialist 5 by the absence of supervisory responsibility.

Examples of Work

COOKING DUTIES:

Serves as advanced level cook.

Performs the full range of cooking duties within a food service operation.

Estimates food needs and requisitions, receives, and distributes food supplies to subordinate cooks.

Plans and directs the preparation of foods for immediate consumption and preservation of foods for future use.

Performs work involving the use of high heat, open flames, and steam, and is exposed to harsh chemicals, gases, and cleansers.

Reports to supervisors any unsafe working conditions and defective equipment.

BAKING DUTIES:

Serves as baker in a food service section.

Oversees assistants in mixing, kneading, and preparation of bread, rolls, biscuits, cakes, and pastries.

Estimates ingredients and requisitions supplies; receives and distributes supplies to subordinates.

Inspects bakery supplies for conformance to specifications and assesses quality and adherence to quality required.

Assumes complete responsibility for preparation and production of all baked items in accordance with menus prepared by registered dietitians.

Calculates and adjusts recipes according to production requirements and accurately weighs and measures all ingredients to ensure conformity of products.



icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Food Service Specialist 2

State Of Louisiana

Posted 2 weeks ago

VIEW JOBS 2/17/2021 12:00:00 AM 2021-05-18T00:00 Supplemental Information No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy. * Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.* To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process by selecting the 'Applications' link after logging into their account. The State of Louisiana only accepts online applications. Paper applications will not be accepted. Computer access is available at your local library, at local Louisiana Workforce Commission Business Career Solutions Centers, and at the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. If you require an ADA accommodation, please contact our office at (225) 925-1911 or Toll Free: (866) 783-5462 during business hours for additional assistance. (Please note: Libraries and LWC centers cannot provide in-depth assistance to applicants with limited computer skills; therefore, we suggest that such applicants have someone with computer proficiency accompany them to these facilities to assist with the computer application process. Also, no State Civil Service employees are housed at the libraries or LWC centers to answer specific questions about the hiring process. Such questions should be directed to the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at the phone numbers above or by visiting the office on Florida Blvd. where assistance is available. Information is also provided on our job seeker website at https://jobs.civilservice.louisiana.gov/). For further information about this vacancy contact: Cathy Sullivan Human Resources Manager Southeast LA Veterans Home 4080 West Airline Highway Reserve, LA 70084 985-479-4080 Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Six months of food services experience in a commercial, industrial, military or institutional food service operation which involved the actual preparation of food. SUBSTITUTIONS: Training in food technology, food service management or in a food service related curriculum in a trade school or technical institute will substitute for the required experience on a month for month basis. College credit in food and nutrition; dietetics; food service preparation; home economics; or hotel, food service, restaurant or institutional management will substitute for the required experience on the basis of one semester hour for one month of experience. NOTE: Preparation of food includes tasks such as cooking; baking; chopping vegetables or fruits; meat cutting/butcher duties; making salads, sandwiches, toast, or desserts; and short-order or fast food cooking such as frying or deep frying. It will not be necessary for classified employees to provide an official job description (SF-3), or to provide percentages of time spent preparing food. Describing food preparation tasks on the application will be sufficient. Experience which involved no food service preparation, such as fast food cashiering and serving; or food service experience consisting only of serving, tray preparation, cleaning, washing dishes, and/or bussing tables will not qualify. NOTE: Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Job Concepts Function of Work: To perform the full range of food service preparation duties within a food service operation. Level of Work: Experienced. Supervision Received: General from a Food Service Specialist 5 or above. Supervision Exercised: None. Location of Work: All state agencies. Job Distinctions: Differs from Food Service Specialist 1 by the presence of independent action and the type of supervision received. Differs from Food Service Specialist 3 by absence of advanced level cooking tasks. Examples of Work COOKING DUTIES: Reads recipes and gathers ingredients needed to cook a dish. Weighs, blends, mixes, and purees ingredients as required by recipes. Cooks meats, vegetables, soups, and cereals at correct temperatures. Prepares and arranges salads. Operates commercial grade peelers, choppers, blenders, mixers, slicers, and other equipment used to prepare foods. Sets up steam lines and places pans of prepared foods on serving lines. BAKING DUTIES: Reads recipe to determine correct ingredients for goods to be baked. Mixes, weighs, and blends ingredients for dough. Kneads and molds dough. Determines time that bread, rolls, cakes, and pastries should remain in oven; sets oven temperature and tests for rise and texture. Receives bakery supplies and distributes baked products. Opens packages and containers and places food items in proper sized pans, bowls, trays, pots, or other containers according to instructions from supervisors. MEAT CUTTER DUTIES: Cuts meats such as poultry, fowl, beef, and pork, and assures distribution of them to kitchens or units for preparation. Maintains tools, machines, meat cases, walk-in coolers, and storage areas used in storage and preparation of meats. Defrosts, cleans, and sanitizes all meat cases, refrigerators, and walk-in coolers. Reviews menus for meat items needed for meals and pulls items from storage. Cleans tools and machines such as meat grinders, electric saws, and meat blocks; sharpens knives. Receives, stores, issues, and takes inventory of meats, frozen foods, and produce. State Of Louisiana Belle Point LA

Food Service Specialist 3

State Of Louisiana