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Food Preparation Supervisor
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Office: Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs
Section: Food Service
Date Posted: 08/21/2019
Posting Expires: 11/18/2019
The Food Preparation Supervisor is responsible for the supervision of food service personnel, directing food service activities, monitoring security and safety practices, coordinating the production and serving of food, ordering supplies, and the preparation of reports. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Supervises food production and/or food service staff by recommending for hire/termination, assigning work assignments, reviewing the work of employees, training employees, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Researches laws, reviews procedural updates, and attends informational meetings to develop and provide in-service training on policy and procedural changes, preparation methods, and equipment operations. Prepares and cook foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions. Collaborates with other personnel to plan and develop recipes and menus, taking into account such factors as seasonal availability of ingredients and the likely number of customers. Checks the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met. Checks the quantity and quality of received products. Demonstrates new cooking techniques and equipment to staff. Estimates amounts and costs of required supplies, such as food and ingredients. Inspects supplies, equipment, storage areas for temperature and sanitation requirements, and work areas to ensure conformance to established standards. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of food preservation and storage techniques. Knowledge of food preparation and serving requirements in a large food service facility. Knowledge of menus, nutritional requirements and sanitation regulations. Knowledge of inventory and receiving. Ability to read and interpret menus and special diets. Ability to supervise the activities of food service personnel. Ability to supervise the activities of food service personnel. Ability to inspect food shipments and inventory. Ability to estimate amount of food prepared and determined methods used in serving. Ability to ensure compliance with laws, regulations, or standards governing food preparation and storage.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus three years of experience in institutional or commercial food service operations and/or specialized training in food service, including one year in a supervisory or leadership capacity. 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.
Preferred Qualifications
ServSafe certified
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Agency Specific Information
Benefit Package Includes: Health & Life Insurance, Vacation & Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Credit Union Available, Retirement, Career Service Bonus, and Deferred Compensation.

Direct Deposit is required for employment according to Act 1887 of 2005.

All ADVA applicants must complete a drug screen and background check if applicable.

TWO-YEAR EMPLOYMENT BAN: The following will result in the selectee (whether internal or external applicant) being banned from applying for employment with ADVA for two years:

If the drug test is not performed within 48 hours (unless an extension is granted). If the drug test is positive. A test is considered to be positive if the test results indicate that the sample has been tampered with in any way or that the selectee has attempted to falsify the test results, including the use of masking agents or chemicals.If the selectee fails to appear for drug testing without notifying the hiring official that he/she is declining the position.


It is important that you submit complete and accurate information and that you complete the application form according to instructions. List all prior work experience, beginning with your most recent employment. Include all experience, position held, volunteer or unpaid work; however, you should also include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Job Details
Position No.: 22133682
Class Code: S056C
Grade: GS03
Salary Range: $26,034.00 - $37,749.00 per year
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Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: Fayetteville
Job County/Region: Washington
Contact Information
Contact name: Peggy McCoy
Phone: 479-695-0156
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