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|New Postings~ August 24, 2017|
|Agency||Position||Position Requirements||Projected Salary||Expiration Date|
|Children and Family Services, Office of (OCFS)||Cook Location: Columbia Secure Center
419 Spook Rock Rd.
Claverack, NY 12513
| Minimum Qualifications:
Three years of experience in large-scale cooking, one year of which must have included regular supervision of subordinate employees or working inmates.
Typically, a Cook works under the direction of a Head Cook, and is responsible for the preparation of an entire meal on an assigned shift or for a specific type of cooking such as range cooking, baking or dessert cooking. Large scale is defined as 300 meals daily.
|Corrections and Community Supervision, Department of (DOCCS)||Maintenance Assistant Location: Collins Correctional Facility (Erie County)||Minimum Qualifications: Two years of experience in mechanical work under the supervision of a skilled tradesman or completion of an appropriate two year technical school course.||$33,972||9/11/2017|
|Corrections and Community Supervision, Department of (DOCCS)||Cook Location: Coxsackie Correctional Facility (Greene County)||Minimum Qualifications: Three years of experience in large food service operation, offering a full range menu serving at least 300 meals daily, including one year experience in the supervision of subordinate employees or working inmates or patients. Completed academic work in a degree program for food management, or hotel management with a concentration in food preparation, may be substituted on a year for year basis, up to a maximum of two years, for the non-supervisory experience.||$37,998||9/11/2017|
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