State of Montana Food Service Supervisor in Deer Lodge, Montana

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  • 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!


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.

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 is responsible for the receiving, preparation, delivery, and serving of (3) meals per day for consumption of 1500 inmates and staff. Supervises and trains a constantly changing inmate work force in large quantity re-thermalization using highly technical equipment. Training includes re-thermalization procedures, large quantity cooking skills, serving & delivery techniques, and cleaning & sanitation procedures. Establishes work plans for inmate work force by using production schedules and menus to ensure the smooth and orderly operation of the kitchen. Supervise the loading and delivery of food and nonfood items to five different areas while adhering to the master menu and pre-established time and procedure guidelines, making certain that the location has all needed food to serve its population.


**Train inmate workers to adhere to the Food Service HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) Plan. Enforces the Food Service HACCP Plan, SSOP's (Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures) and all appropriate health guidelines by keeping required records, completing daily inspections, requesting maintenance work or clean up, fulfilling re-thermalization requirements for food, following sanitation guidelines, and reviewing the HACCP manual for updates. Supervise the preparation of all ingredients for alternative menu production by using the master menu and standardized recipes, weights, and measures to ensure consistent quality of food preparation. Ensure that menu requirements and production schedules are met by utilizing the master menu, standardized recipes, and institutional count to produce all needed products by their shipping times.

Maintain the safety & security of Food Service by enforcing current security policies, coordinating actions w/ security staff & overseeing the orderly operation of the kitchen. Enforce the rules and regulations of the institution among the inmate workers by observing inmate behavior, documenting rule infractions, and communicating with security staff. Maintains awareness of prison environment regarding safety hazards, institutional security, inmate activities, and inmate conflicts and consults, as needed or required, with supervisors to obtain clarification or address concerns. Ensures key control and security regarding tools, knives, cutting equipment and controlled chemicals by keeping locks locked, using the chit system, and properly supervising inmate workers at all times to maintain the safety and security of staff and inmates.


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. Three years food service experience required. Strong supervisory ability is needed to deal with inmates.

Job: *Food Service

Title: Food Service Supervisor

Location: Deer Lodge

Requisition ID: 18141155