Food Service Worker

Secure Your Future

Looking to Secure Your Future? Handy in the kitchen? Apply now to be a Food Service Worker! Paid training. Health insurance and retirement. Paid vacation and sick leave. Locations throughout Missouri.

Food Service Worker

Why you'll love this position:

A position in the Missouri Department of Corrections is more than a job. It's a calling. Corrections employees transform lives, equipping Missourians in the criminal justice system with the skills they need to contribute to their communities, inside and outside our walls. More than 95 percent of people who enter the prison system ultimately are released. We want to make sure they're good neighbors.

We offer great benefits!

Missouri State Employee Retirement System / Deferred compensation plan / Health insurance (medical, vision, dental for employees and family) / Paid life insurance / Long-term disability insurance / Cafeteria plan / Paid holidays / 10 hours annual leave per month / 10 hours sick leave per month / Uniforms provided when required / Pre-service and in-service training / Access to credit union / Direct deposit of paycheck (required) / Employee health, wellness and safety initiatives / MOST 529 College Savings Program

What you'll do:

Prepares any part of a major meal such as an entre, vegetable, salad, or dessert

Assists in the preparation of meals by measuring ingredients/mixing/boiling/frying/monitoring cooking temperature

Prepares breakfasts on an independent basis by cooking eggs/meat/preparing cereals/coffee/similar item

Directs/assists lower-level employees/offenders/other helpers in the preparation and serving of foods, and the cleaning of utensils and work area

Receives direction from higher-level cooks who provide specific instruction and review and performs other related work as assigned

All you need for success:

Minimum Qualifications:

0-1 year of work experience.

All requested documents MUST be received by the closing date listed.

The Missouri Department of Corrections is proud to have a tradition of promotion from within for employees looking for and seeking distinctive career paths. As you work for the department, we invite you to consider your goals and make choices to actively head toward them. We seek to recognize employees who serve with distinction.

If you have questions about this position please contact:

The State of Missouri is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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Contact a Recruiter

Call 573-526-6477 or email:

Talent Acquisition Team
1717 Industrial Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: 573-526-6477
Fax: 573-526-7666