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Date:  Jul 9, 2024

Vienna, IL, US, 62995

Job Requisition ID:  39582

Position Title : Corrections Food Service Supervisor I (Upward Mobility)

Agency :  Department of Corrections - Shawnee Correctional Center
Closing Date/Time: 07/23/2024
 11:59 p.m.
Salary:   Anticipated Starting Salary (Effective 7/1/24) $5,211 a month; Full Range $5,211 - $7,284 a month.  
Job Type:   Salaried
County:   Johnson  
Number of Vacancies:   3  
Plan/BU:   RC006


This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.

All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the website. State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors employee career portal.

Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.


While not required, a Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV) is recommended.  When applicable, title that require specific coursework, professional license or certification will include a notation requesting the appropriate document(s) be uploaded in the Additional Documents section of your application.  Failure to upload requested transcripts, license and/or proof of certification when specified may result in ineligibility.  Please note that the Department of Corrections must verify proof of higher education for any degree earned (if applicable) regardless of vacancy title before any offer can be extended.


Posting Identification Number  39582


Position Overview

The Department is seeking a dedicated individual to serve in the correctional center’s dietary. The ideal candidate will help monitor dietary workers, review policies and procedures for compliance, and maintains accurate inventory records. We strongly encourage all qualified candidates to apply. 

Job Responsibilities

  1. Monitors individuals in custody in preparation and serving of food for individuals in custody and in maintaining equipment weighing up to 50 lbs.
  2. Monitors individuals in custody in clean-up and sanitation procedures for kitchen equipment and facilities.
  3. Inspects food before, during, and after cooking to ensure proper preparation in compliance with recipes and menus.
  4. Maintains inventory and records of food items used and their expiration dates.
  5. Monitors daily activities of individuals in custody, allowing food supplies, tools, and cleaning supplies to be properly issued and accounted for.
  6. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of four (4) years of high school.
  2. Requires two (2) years of experience in food preparation in large-scale food operation.
  3. 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 state requirements for this classification.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Prefers at least three (3) years of experience performing access control, space assignment, equipment handling, or inventory management.
  2. Prefers at least two (2) years of experience communicating effectively using both verbal and written skills in relaying specific job instructions.
  3. Prefers at least two (2) years of professional experience ordering supplies, processing invoices, and distributing materials to work locations.
  4. Prefers at least two (2) years of experience in a professional setting applying elementary knowledge of professional accounting, auditing, and/or inventory methods and procedures.
  5. Prefers at least two (2) years of experience in a professional setting performing detailed work involving written or numerical data.
  6. Prefers at least two (2) years of professional experience with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel, or similar software.
  7. Prefers at least one (1) year of professional experience with the SAP platform.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires completion of an orientation-training course within six (6) months of employment.
  2. Requires ability to pass the IDOC/IDJJ background check.
  3. Requires ability to pass a drug screen.  The use of unauthorized drugs by an employee, regardless of the position held, is prohibited.
  4. Applicants are required to abide by all vaccine and/or other medical standards as set out by the employer.
  5. The conditions of employment listed here are incorporated and related to any of the job duties as listed in the job description.

About the Agency

The Illinois Department of Corrections is a multicultural agency deeply committed to ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion.  This commitment is at the forefront of our operations, hiring, policies and procedures, and training. We recognize the benefit of workplace empowerment, the importance of diversity and fully support an environment where ALL employees are treated fairly, respectfully, and have equal access to opportunities and resources necessary to thrive and contribute to the agency’s success. IDOC genuinely values the differences of individuals in our custody and is committed to ensuring a healthy living environment where they feel valued, respected, and included. Through our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), we shall establish and uphold agency policies and practices conducive to eliminating all forms of exclusion including, but not limited to, racism, ageism, ableism, sexism, discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender, and religious oppression. The IDOC team works to serve justice in Illinois and increase public safety by promoting positive change in behavior of individuals in custody, operating successful reentry programs, and reducing victimization. Employees enjoy excellent benefits, including health, vision, and dental insurance; retirement plan and deferred compensation; state holidays and other benefit time off; and pre-tax benefit programs. The department also offers extensive training and career advancement opportunities. The Illinois Department of Corrections is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

As an IDOC employee, you are entitled to a robust benefits package that includes:

  • Health, life, vision and dental insurance
  • 12 weeks paid maternity/paternity leave
  • Pension Plan – vesting at 10 years for Tier II
  • Full 20-year retirement awards free health insurance during retirement
  • Deferred compensation and other pre-tax benefits programs
  • Paid state holidays 13-14 days annually
  • 3 Paid Personal Business Days annually
  • 12 Paid Sick Days annually (Sick days carry over from year to year)
  • 10-25 Days of Paid Vacation time annually - (10 days in year one of employment)
  • Personal, sick, and vacation rates modified for 12-hour work schedules. (As applicable.)
  • Employee Assistance Program and/or mental health resources
  • For more information about our benefits please follow this link:


Work Hours:  See Below:  

1.  7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Monday & Tuesday off
2.  7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Wednesday & Thursday off
3.  3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m., Wednesday & Thursday off
Work Location: Shawnee Correctional Center,  6665 State Route 146 E, Vienna, Illinois, 62995  
Agency Contact: 

Daphne Pratis, Human Resourses Representative

Posting Group: Building, Fleet & Institutional Support; Public Safety  


This title is within the Upward Mobility Program.  General Program information can be found by clicking on the Upward Mobility Program link or for specific title information at UMP Title Descriptions. There are three categories of UMP titles: 1) certificate titles which require passing a written proficiency exam; 2) credential titles which require the possession of a specified college degree and/or licensure; and 3) dual titles for which a certificate may be earned by following either the certificate or credential pathway.


This position DOES NOT contain “Specialized Skills” (as that term is used in CBAs).



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State employees: Log in to the career portal for State employees and review the Internal Candidate Application Job Aid

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