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To Apply:

Submit a Georgia Academy for the Blind Application, State of Georgia Sensitive Position Application for Employment, or resume* to:
Personnel Office
Attn:  Kelly Moorman 
Georgia Academy for the Blind
2895 Vineville Avenue
Macon, GA 31204
(478) 751-6083(Phone)
(478) 751-6659(Fax)
*Resume/application should include daytime telephone number and prior employment history with addresses and telephone numbers. If a resume is submitted, it must be accompanied by a cover letter.
Announcement - GAB 12-14 All Job Openings
Job Title:Food Service Employee 2
Post Date:December 2, 2012
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:00055224
Location:Georgia Academy for the Blind, 2895 Vineville Avenue, Macon, GA 31204
Program/Unit:Georgia Academy for the Blind/State Schools Division
Description of Duties:
Under close to general supervision, leads other food service workers in the preparation, cooking, serving and distribution of food.  Duties include, but are not limited to, operating and maintaining specialized food service equipment; performing general facility and equipment sanitation and maintenance in accordance with federal, state, and department guidelines; serving as lead worker to assigned food service workers; reviewing and meeting pre-established preparation schedules; training employees in the proper handling, cooking, storage, and serving of food; training employees in the proper utilization and maintenance of equipment; receiving and accounting for products; placing products on shelves, and dating and rotating products; maintaining all required records; serving as the person in charge in the absence of the food service manager; and leading workers in serving and the set up and disassembly of dining areas.
Minimum Qualifications:
A high school diploma or equivalent and twelve (12)  months of full-time experience in the preparation and cooking of food in a commercial food operation (acceptable experience includes short-order cooking.).  Note: The completion of a vocational-technical school program in cooking, culinary arts, cooking management, restaurant management, or equivalent in which the primary focus of the program is on the management of a full-service cooking operation may substitute for the experience requirement.
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess the following: 
• Full-time experience in food preparation and quantity cooking in a full-service restaurant or institutional kitchen
• Experience as a supervisor in a commercial food operation (short order, full-service restaurant or institutional)
• One (1) year of work experience in preparing, cooking and serving food in a food service operation
• Knowledge of safety and sanitation practices in a culinary environment.
• Strong written and verbal communication and proficient computer skills 
Pay grade 8 – $14,959.16 to $25,388.59.   This is a 10-month position paid on a 12-month basis. Salary will be based on the number of days worked. Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance, annual/sick leave and Employees’ Retirement.
Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants is established. Applications/resumes will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications will be considered. Top candidates will be contacted for interviews. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received by this office, we are unable to provide information on your application status.
It is the policy of the Georgia Academy for the Blind not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or age in its employment practices.
In accordance with Public Law 99-603, also known as the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the Department of Education employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. All persons hired by the Georgia Department of Education are required to verify identity and employment eligibility and must agree to undergo drug screening and a criminal background investigation.