State of Montana Food Factory Supervisor Trainer in Deer Lodge, Montana

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  • Food Factory Technician (POSITION #67002) *

  • MISSION: *The Montana Department of Corrections staff enhances public safety, supports the victims of crime, promotes positive change in offender behavior, and reintegrates offenders into the community. If you're looking for an opportunity to affect positive change in the community and at work explore the opportunities available to you through the Montana Department of Corrections. You may be the person we've been looking for to join our team as well!

  • BENEFITS: *Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation package! Upon date of hire, employees are eligible for state paid premiums toward employee “core” medical, dental, and basic life insurance coverage. Dependent coverage and supplemental options are also available. Employees earn 15 working days of annual leave, 12 days of sick leave and 10-11 paid holidays each year. Membership in a Retirement System with a state contribution begins upon the first day of employment (vesting criteria applies). Flexible schedules may be considered.

  • NOTICES: *

The Montana Department of Corrections is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. As such, women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection.

Materials submitted but not requested will not be considered in the selection process.

Background screens which may include criminal records check, child/patient/offender abuse registries, and thorough reference checks will be conducted for this position.

  • PRISON RAPE ELIMINATION ACT OF 2003 * – Any person who has been convicted of engaging in or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse; or any person who has been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in the activity as described are not qualified for this position.

Tobacco Free - Use of all tobacco products, including smokeless tobacco products and tobacco substitutes in Department of Corrections buildings, is prohibited. In secure care facilities possession of tobacco products is also prohibited.


This position trains the inmate workers in all aspects of commercial cook-chill processes and enforces facility security and safety procedures while performing these duties. It supervises the preparation of all ingredients and is responsible for the order in which they are produced while using the master menu and standardized recipes, production sheets, weights, and measures to ensure consistent quality of food preparation. Aids in screening and interviews prospective inmates to make sure they meet the required program qualifications.


Must be able to function in the stressful environment as high stress situations may occur with staff, inmates, and time deadlines. There is constant exposure to high noise levels, considerable standing and walking on cement floors, and exposure to frequent temperature extremes. Must have the ability to constantly deal with changing priorities, technology, and demanding critical deadlines. Performs related work duties as assigned by the Assistant Food Factory Director, Food Factory Director or floor supervisors. Compiles and maintains daily production records, production reports, times and temperatures. Trains inmate workers to adhere to the Food Service Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) Plan.


The above knowledge, skills and abilities are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from High School or a GED. Successful completion of a vocational training program in food service operation/cooking and/or 3 years institutional or commercial cooking. Successful completion of Servsafe during the first six month probationary period. Successful completion of Better Processing School in the first year. Strong management ability is needed to deal effectively and professionally with inmates.

Job: *Food Service

Title: Food Factory Supervisor Trainer

Location: Deer Lodge

Requisition ID: 18140597