Cook Food Service Worker

Northern Virginia Juvenile Detention Center
Alexandria, VA
Oct 12, 2017
Oct 16, 2017
Food Service, Cook
Full Time
Job Description FOOD SERVICE WORKER/COOKFull Time with Comprehensive BenefitsSalary commensurate to experience Brief Description:The Northern Virginia Juvenile Detention Center (NVJDC) a secure residential facility for juveniles ages 11-17 is seeking an experienced Food Service Worker/Cook to assume the day-to-day kitchen responsibilities. The Food Service Worker/Cook position daily responsibilities will encompass food preparation, menu planning, completing food logs, serving food, cleaning up, organizing dry stock and cooking a total 100 meals or more. Minimum Qualifications:The Food Service Worker/Cook must have a minimum of one year of food service experience and a high school diploma or equivalent. In addition, candidates must hold food handlers certification and have a valid drivers license. USDA experience is preferred. Applicants must be able to pass extensive background checks. (VA State Police, FBI and Child Protective Services) How to Apply: For consideration qualified applicants must apply by 5:00 PM, May 19, 2017.To apply via mail: Attention: Human Resources Manager NVJDC 200 South Whiting Street Alexandria, VA 22304 The Northern Virginia Juvenile Detention Center is an equal opportunity employer. Company DescriptionThe Northern Virginia Juvenile Detention Center (NVJDC) is a secure facility for adolescents who are held for the juvenile courts of Northern Virginia. The NVJDC is a regional facility, serving the cities of Alexandria, Falls Church and Arlington County. The Detention Center is governed by the Juvenile Detention Commission for Northern Virginia. The Detention Center is certified by the Board of Juvenile Justice.Philosophy:Detention's primary duty is to ensure a safe and secure nuturing setting for juvenile detainees. However, detention can help to lay the foundation for noncriminal behavior in the community by coordinating services and communicating closely with other stakeholders in the juvenile service system.Mission:It is the mission of the NVJDC to create through example, policy, programs and environment, a safe and secure setting that advocates good mental and physical health and successful academic achievement.