Corrections Food Service Instructor

Corrections Food Service Instructor

Website Commonwealth of Pennsylvania


he Department of Corrections, State Correctional Institution(SCI) at Houtzdale
is seeking an energetic, enthusiastic, self-motivated person with the required experience to work as Corrections Food Service Instructor.


This position functions as lead worker by assigning, participating in, and reviewing routine and specialized tasks performed by inmates in the areas of preparation, production, service, and baking.  You will ensure proper control over inmates by enforcing custody and security regulations and inspect all food service areas, equipment, and food for conformance with established safety and sanitation standards.

If you have the required experience and are looking to start your accounting career with an exciting public service agency, the Department of Corrections wants to hear from you!

Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the Position Description.


Work Schedule and Additional Information: 

Full-time employment.
Work hours are 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Rotating days off, 40 hours per week.
This position is eligible for full retirement benefits at age 50 or 55.
This position is subject to the provisions of a collective bargaining agreement.
Selected candidates who are new to employment within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will begin employment at the starting annual salary of $43,022 (before taxes).
You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.




Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:

Two years of experience in food preparation, production, and service of a variety of complete meal menus in an institutional food service operation, food catering service, restaurant, or in a similar large-scale food production operation; or
Any equivalent combination of experience and training.

Additional Requirements: You must be able to perform essential job functions.

Legal Requirements: You must pass a background investigation and a criminal history report.

How to Apply:

Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.  

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS): 

711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. 

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