The Pima County Sheriff's Department continually recruits for positions other than Deputy Sheriff and Corrections Officer. Civilian opportunities are varied and include clerical, technical, service/maintenance, and professional positions. Some of these positions require working nights, weekends, and holidays. Civilian personnel play an integral role in dealing with the public and providing support to deputies and corrections officers in law enforcement and community service areas.

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4363 - Corrections Food Service Worker ($11.14/hr Full Time)

Job Description

This position, with rotating shifts and rotating days, is in the Jail-Food Division of the Pima County Sheriff's Department Adult Detention Center. Performs work in food production and service in a corrections/detention facility; assists Corrections Cooks in the large-scale preparation of regular and special diet foods, and oversees inmates in this work. Preference given to current Pima County employees as a promotional opportunity. Candidates must be willing to work in a jail environment. The Adult Detention Center operates 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. As such, employees are required to work varied shifts including nights, weekends and holidays.

Minimum Qualifications

One (1) year of large-scale* food preparation or food service experience.

*Large-scale food preparation includes food preparation in an institutional setting (e.g., hospital, nursing home, corrections/detention facilities, school or industrial plant cafeterias), large full-service and fast-food restaurants, commercial cafeterias/buffets, hotel/convention banquet facilities, military feeding facilities (ashore or afloat) or similar mass-feeding or catering operations.

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