Department Of Justice Leavenworth , KS 66048
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Assists the Food Service Administrator in the management and direction of a team of civilian and inmate food service workers in the preparation and serving of all inmate meals (including medical, religious and regular diets).
Responsible for assisting in the management of the overall food service program for an inmate population of a Federal correctional facility. The Assistant Food Service Administrator is delegated full authority to act as the Food Service Administrator during times of his/her absence.
Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staffs correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.
Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training and/or work related issues.
Job family (Series)
1667 Food Services
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship is Required.
See Special Conditions of Employment Section.
The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP eligibility, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well qualified for this vacancy.
To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and score 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: Click Here
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements:
Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related.
Graduate education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position.
NOTE: If you are using education to qualify, you MUST upload and electronically link legible transcripts from USAJOBS at the time you apply to receive consideration.
Transcripts must include identifying information to include School Name, Student Name, Degree and Date Awarded (if applicable). All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, Click Here.
For information regarding foreign education requirements, please see Foreign Diploma and Credit Recognition at the U.S. department of Education website: Recognition of Foreign Qualifications
If you are selected for this position using education, you will be required to provide an OFFICIAL transcript prior to your first day on duty.
You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in federal service. To be creditable, this experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular qualifications to successfully perform the duties of the position, and must typically be in or related to the position to be filled. Qualifying specialized experience must have involved preparing and serving food in mass quantities for large groups of people.
Some examples of this qualifying experience are:
Experience in supervising food preparation, securing compliance with the best cooking and baking principles, ensuring that food is palatable, presentable, of proper consistency and temperature, and that quantities are sufficient to feed all inmates within budgetary guidelines.
Experience in supervising dining room operations and monitoring proper timing and preparation of foods so that the counters are set up and the work proceeds in an orderly manner.
Experience in planning and developing specialized activities of the food service program for regular, medical and religious diets.
Experience in establishing the highest possible safety and sanitary procedures in food preparation.
Combination of Education and Experience:
A combination of education and experience. This experience must have equipped you with the qualifications to perform the major duties of this position as described above.
If applicable, credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as the number of hours worked per week) spent in activities.
Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.