Trains, supervises and assists inmates serving as kitchen trusties in the large-scale production of meals at the Jail Complex. Responsible for instruction and supervision of inmates assigned to the kitchen. Assists with cooking and serving of meals, cleaning of kitchen, and maintenance of inventory. The class works within a general outline of work to be performed, and develops work methods and sequences under general supervision.
The tasks listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional tasks related to the type of work for the class as necessary.
Oversees, trains and instructs inmates in proper food preparation techniques.
Supervises and assists with cooking and serving of meals based on daily menu.
Monitors inmate workers; monitors for difficulties and intervenes if necessary; reports disputes with/between inmates to supervisory staff.
Maintains security at all times; ensures all inmates are accounted for and contained in appropriate area.
Ensures inmates are in compliance with rules and procedures.
Directs and assists work crew in cleaning and maintenance of kitchen and kitchen equipment, ensures proper sanitation measures are maintained.
Responsible for maintaining accurate inventory of kitchen tools, keys, and chemicals.
Prepares required forms, maintains logs, reports, and records.
Attends meeting to exchange information; attends in-service training.
Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
Regular, dependable and punctual attendance is an essential function of this job.
Minimum Qualifications: Requires high school diploma or GED. Requires valid Florida State driver's license(must be maintained for duration of employment). One (1) year experience in food service or food production. Completion of a recognized food preparation/cooking course may be substituted for experience. At least six (6) months of supervisory experience. Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel. Florida Food Handlers certificate preferred or must become certified within 90 days of employment. This position requires successful completion of the Sheriff's Office pre-employment medical certification.
Work is completed in a correctional facility. Employees will have contact with inmates during the normal course of the work day.
Work is completed in twelve (12) hour shifts; employees must be able to work any shift; days/nights, weekends and holidays. Position open is for the evening/overnight shift, (6:00pm - 6:00am) Employees are subjected to extended work days and hours to meet operational needs or in the event of an emergency event.
Requires continuous walking or standing for all tasks for extended periods of time.
The Brevard County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the Sheriff's Office to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations.