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Corrections Food Service Instructor SCI Huntingdon

FULL TIMEUSD 58,000 - 75,000 / year
High School

The job vacancy named Corrections Food Service Instructor SCI Huntingdon was initiated on January 2, 2024, and it will no longer be accessible after March 25, 2024. full time work can offer unique challenges and rewards - is that something you're interested in? Please note that having passed High School is a mandatory requirement for this job vacancy. Although the job is located in Pennsylvania, it is a remote job that provides the freedom to work from any location with an internet connection. Should you be the successful applicant, your salary for this job will be USD 58,000 - 75,000 / year.


If you are an energetic, enthusiastic, self-motivated person with a passion for the food service industry, we have just the job for you! The Department of Corrections, State Correctional Institution (SCI) at Huntingdon is seeking an energetic, enthusiastic, self-motivated person to work as Corrections Food Service Instructor. Join the DOC in their mission to reduce criminal behavior by providing individualized treatment and education to offenders, resulting in successful community reintegration through accountability and positive change.


As a Corrections Food Service Instructor, you will function as lead worker by assigning, participating in, and reviewing routine and specialized tasks performed by inmates in the areas of pre-preparation, production, service, and baking. You will ensure proper control over inmates by enforcing custody and security regulations, as well as inspecting all food service areas, equipment, and food for conformance with established safety and sanitation standards.

Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the position description.

Work Schedule and Additional Information:
  • Full-time employment, 40 hours per week.
  • Work schedule includes rotating shifts and days off.
  • This position is eligible for full retirement benefits at age 50 or 55.
  • Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable. Please Note: selected candidates who are new to employment within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will begin employment at the starting annual salary of $44,753.
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.


Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:

  • Two years of experience in food preparation, production, or service of a variety of complete meal menus in an institutional food service operation, food catering service, restaurant, or in a similar large-scale food production operation; or
  • An equivalent combination of experience and training.

Additional Requirement:
  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.

Legal Requirement:
  • You must pass a background investigation.

How to Apply:
  • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
  • If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
  • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applicationsand other required materials will not be accepted.
  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.

  • Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at [email protected].

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):
  • 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.
The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

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