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Job Title:

Corrections Food Service Supervisor I

Job Post ID:



Illinois Department of Corrections

Posted Until:



$47,928 ($3,994 MONTH)


Centralia, Vandalia, East Saint Louis, Ina, Pinckneyville, Chester


All Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

Under direct supervision, responsible for the preparation and serving of meals on an assigned shift in a state correctional institution or juvenile facility; instructs and directs offenders or juveniles assigned to a general kitchen or specialized cooking facility; assists in estimating needs of food products for menu preparation; enforces and maintains disciplinary, safety, sanitary, security, and custodial measures.

Job Requirements:

Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of high school.
Requires two years of experience in food preparation in large-scale food operation.
Requires completion of an orientation-training course within six months of employment.
Requires possession of a current Food Service Sanitation Certificate issued by the Illinois Department of Public Health, or requires possession of a Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM) certification from a program accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Conference for Food Protection (CFP).
Qualifying state employees in the employee Upward Mobility Program may complete combinations of specific proficiency tests and training programs leading to a certificate of proficiency in lieu of the stated requirements for this classification.


• Thirty-five statewide locations.
• Structured career advancement opportunities.
• 37.5 hour workweek.

The State of Illinois provides employees with Health, Vision, and Dental insurance with a small co-payment from employees. Life insurance is provided at 100% your annual salary. This position includes a pension plan.
Benefit time for new employees includes three (3) personal business days, ten (10) vacation days starting, and twelve (12) sick days per year.

Company Information


To serve justice in Illinois and increase public safety by promoting positive change in offender behavior, operating successful reentry programs, and reducing victimization.

•We will operate safe, secure, and humane correctional facilities.
•We will provide quality services to those who require medical and mental health treatment.
•We will evaluate offenders individually and develop an appropriate course of action based on individual needs.
•We will reduce recidivism by offering seamless, efficient services that are geared toward offender rehabilitation.
•Staff is our greatest asset and we will ensure that all staff is trained to the highest professional level.
•This is a team-based environment where open communication and sharing new ideas are encouraged.
•We value the well-being of IDOC staff and offenders and will serve the people of Illinois with compassion and fairness.

Application Instructions:

How to Apply with the Illinois Department of Corrections:
These titles are: Group A Titles Which Require an Automated Multiple-Choice Exam. Please see attachment for exam locations and schedules. You will need to bring a completed CMS100 to the examination.
• Visit
• Click on the (forms) link on the left-hand side of the page.
• Non-state employees click on CMS100 and fill out completely.
• Current state employees click on CMS100B and fill this out completely.
• For additional information on how to fill out the CMS100 click the link CMS100 help underneath the (forms) tab on the left-hand side.
• You must select county of preference.
• Please contact Central Management Services at 217-782-7100 or for more information.