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FOOD PREPARATION TECHNICIAN

Date:  Sep 2, 2021
Req ID:  4313
Location: 

WARREN, AR, US, 71671

Category:  AR DEPT OF HUMAN SERVICES
Anticipated Starting Salary:  $22,000.00

Position Number: 44071008 
County: Bradley 
Posting End Date: [[postingEndDate]] 

Anticipated Starting Salary: $22,000.00 

DDS 

The Department of Human Services is a place for people passionate about serving others and changing lives for the better. We care for Arkansans of all ages and ensure places like child care centers and nursing homes are safe. We are the safety net for the most vulnerable Arkansans. Whether you answer the phones, take applications, protect children, or help care for residents or patients at one of our facilities, you make a difference by working at DHS. Plus, working for the State has great perks, including a pension, maternity leave, paid state holidays, and much more. At DHS, we take care of our employees so you can help care for others.

Position Information

Class Code: S089C

Grade: GS01

FLSA Status: NON-EXEMPT

Salary Range: $22,000.00 - $31,900.00

Summary

The Food Preparation Technician is responsible for food preparation, service, and storage. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Functions

Participates in food preparation activities by cleaning, cutting, or peeling vegetables and/or fruits, making sandwiches, opening canned foods, brewing coffee and tea, and pouring beverages. Replenishes table items and condiments, arranges and restocks salad, dessert, and/or buffet items, sets up serving lines with hot/cold foods, and fills beverage dispensers. Serves from serving line, prepares and/or transports food trays, and serves food for special events or meetings. Packs food, dishes, utensils, tablecloths, and accessories for transportation from catering or food preparation establishments to and from on-site locations, as designated. Ensures cleanliness and functional facility operation by cleaning kitchen, storage and dining areas, by sweeping, vacuuming and mopping floors, washing appliances, tables, chairs and windows, operating dishwasher and disposing of trash and garbage. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the preparation, service, and storage of foodstuffs. Knowledge of sanitation and safety requirements of a food service facility. Ability to prepare and serve food. Ability to clean utensils and equipment used in food preparation. Ability to use knives, choppers, peelers, and other sharp food production equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

The ability to read, write, and follow oral and written instructions; plus six months of experience in institutional cooking, or related field. Must possess a State Health Certificate. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Licenses

None

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.


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