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Job Title:Culinary Specialist
Post Date:April 7, 2021
Apply by:April 13, 2021
Job ID:
Location:Work Remotely
Program/Unit:School Nutrition Division/Office of Finance and Business Operations
Description of Duties:Under limited supervision, establishes operating procedures, practices and guidelines and communicates them with program or department personnel. Responsible for assembling project team, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedule to ensure timely completion of project. Monitors and controls schedules and project budgets. Communicates with managerial staff as needed. Plans and manages business development and project management activities for a program or department that have a significant impact to the agency; communicating and maintaining a positive working relationship with the department and with local, state and federal agencies; and collaborates with state and national allied organizations. Attends and participates in national and federal level meetings. Statewide travel.
Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited college or university AND Two years of related experience OR Four years related experience.
Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:

·         Culinary experience and/or culinary certification

·         Standardized recipe development experience for school nutrition program compliance

·         Experience teaching student and/or adult learners

·         Experience with developing culinary training and menu production schedules

·         Collaborative work experience with school partners supporting school nutrition policy

·         Professional-level experience with K-12 school nutrition programs

·         Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint)

Salary/Benefits: Pay grade M – Annual salary range is $46,310.72 (minimum) to $81,043.76 (maximum).  Hiring salary is commensurate with current employment, relevant education/training and work experience.  Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance, annual/sick leave, and Employees’ Retirement or Teachers’ Retirement.

Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants has been established.  Resumes/Applications will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications will be forwarded to the hiring manager to be considered.  Candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted directly.  Notification will only be sent to applicants selected for interviews.  Due to the large volume of applications received, we cannot provide application status information. 

It is the policy of the Georgia Department of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, disability, citizenship, gender, pregnancy, childbirth or other related conditions, national origin, religion, military or veteran status, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information or age in its employment practices. 

The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) and each associated State School is a registered participant in the federal work authorization program commonly known as E-Verify. The GaDOE utilizes the program to verify employment eligibility of individuals hired on or after July 1, 2007. 

GaDOE Federally-issued User ID#: 46420

Date of Authorization: 07/02/2007​​