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Position Number
22-08527
Opening Date

Salary Grade: NC01 Recruitment Range: $31,200-$33,600

The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) is dedicated to serving pre-K through 12th grade schoolteachers in order to enhance the learning of the children of North Carolina. The Center’s primary purpose is to provide high quality professional learning through residential, regional, school-based, and online programming. Program content is based on current needs of teachers and state initiatives.
 
This position will assist the Food Services Director in culinary services operations including, but not limited to, food preparation and presentation, activities relating to purchasing and inventory, and enforcing sanitation and health standards of Environmental health and the Jackson County Health Department. Work is reviewed by a supervisor to ensure that food is prepared safely according to schedule and that food waste is minimal.

Hours and shifts may vary depending on programming schedules.  
 

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Note: To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North Carolina application in the Education and Work Experience sections of the application form. Any information omitted from the application cannot be considered for qualifying credit. NC DPI welcomes attached or incorporated resumes, cover letters and reference information, but these items will not be used for screening for qualifying credit. Please make sure the application is completed in full. "See Resume" or "See Attachment" will NOT be accepted.
 
For current State employees, please note that as of June 1, 2018, promotional and RIF priority and salary administration will be made based on the new Statewide NC Classification System.
As of April 2019, Executive Order #93 (Prohibiting the Use of Salary History in the State Hiring Process) became effective.  This Executive Order prohibits state agencies from requesting salary history from applicants or relying on previously obtained prior salary information in determining an applicant’s salary.
 
EEO Statement:
The State of North Carolina and the Department of Public Instruction provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified candidates must document on the application that they possess all of the following:
 

  • Knowledge of methods of preparation and cooking of food in quantity lots.
  • Knowledge of the amounts of raw food needed to supply the number of persons to be served.
  • Knowledge of the standard tools, methods, and practices utilized to maintain food safety.
  • Knowledge and ability to maintain high standards of sanitation as outlined in the NC Food Code.
  • Considerable knowledge of the uses and adaptabilities of the various pieces of equipment including kettles, convection ovens, convection steamers, braising pans, mixer, food processors, slicers and deep fryers.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to interpret and follow standard recipes and prescribed.

NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS:
Must be required to obtain ServSafe Certification within first six months of employment.
Possession of or ability to secure a valid health certificate issued by the County Health Department is required.

 

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Education and/or experience in food preparation that is directly related to the job and consistent with accepted practices of the trade equivalent to one year of experience in a commercial and/or institutional setting.

Supplemental and Contact Information

 

 Karen Sumner
The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching
Deputy Director
828.293.5202

[email protected]
 
All applicants must complete and submit a State application for employment using the NEOGOV Online Job Application System (
http://www.oshr.nc.gov/jobs/) for the State of North Carolina.  Any applications not received by the advertisement closing date and time will not be accepted outside of the portal. To receive credit for work history and credentials, the applicant must list the information on the online application form. Any information omitted from the application cannot be considered for qualifying credit. NC DPI welcomes attached or incorporated resumes, cover letters and reference information, but these items will not be used for screening for qualifying credit.
 
 Please make sure the application is completed in full. If you put "See Resume" or "See Attachment" on your application instead of a completed application with detailed work duties, your application will NOT be accepted. Other attachments (except a DD-214 copy) will also be accepted, but not used in screening for qualifying credit.
 
 Applicants are required to scan and attach a copy of their DD-214 (Form 4 or Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) or discharge orders if they wish to obtain Veteran's preference.
 
 Reference checks will be performed on all selected candidates.  If the position requires a background check and/or drug screening that will also be performed on all selected candidates.
 
 Applicants may be subject to a criminal background check. All candidates selected for positions considered "Positions of Trust" will be subject to a criminal background check.
 
 To check the status of an application, please log in to your NC Government Job Opportunities account and click "Application Status". 
 
 For technical issues with your application, please call the NeoGov Help Line at 877-204-4442.  If you have a technical issue with your Government Jobs account, please call their Help Line at 1-855-524-5627.
 
NOTE:  Applicants will be communicated with via email only for updates on the status of their application or any questions on their application.  For inquiries, please send questions to 
[email protected].  
 
Applications for positions requiring specific coursework must be accompanied by a copy of the applicant's transcript.  Applicants with degrees not conferred at a United States college or university must attach verification that their degree is equivalent to a similar degree from a U.S. institution. The Office of State Human Resources uses the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) as a referral resource for applicants who need to have their credentials certified as equivalent. For a list of organizations that perform this specialized service, please visit the NACES membership website at 
http://www.naces.org/members.htm. Transcripts, degree evaluations and cover letters may be uploaded with your application.  

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