Louisiana Department of State Civil Service FOOD SERVICE SPECIALIST 1, 2, 3 in Jackson, Louisiana



$1,256.66 - $2,682.00 Monthly

$7.25 - $15.47 Hourly

$1,256.66 - $2,682.00 Monthly


Jackson, LA

Jackson, LA

Job Type



DVA-LA War Veterans Home

Job Number



10/26/2016 11:59 PM Central

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Supplemental Information

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants can check the status of their application at any time by selecting the 'Application Status' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.

Application received - Your application has been submitted successfully.

Checking for required test score - We are making sure you have an active, passing score for the required written test.

Evaluating experience - Your application is being reviewed by Human Resources to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

Eligible for consideration - You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.

Eligible Pending Supplemental Qualification Review - Only candidates meeting the supplemental qualification will be eligible for referral.

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Position filled - Someone has been selected for the position.

Position canceled - The agency has decided not to fill the position.

As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a Food Service Specialist 1, Food Service Specialist 2, or Food Service Specialist 3, depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant(s). The maximum salary for the Food Service Specialist 3 is $32,178 annually. Please refer to the 'Job Specifications' tab located at the top of the LA Careers 'Current Job Opportunities' page of the Civil Service website for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualifications and job concepts for each level.

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Louisiana War Veterans' Home

Attn: Krystal Nettles

4739 Hwy. 10

Jackson, La. 70748

phone: (225)634-5265 ext. 252

fax: (225)634-4057



No specialized experience or training is required.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To perform basic level food service preparation duties within a food service operation.

Level of Work:


Supervision Received:

Close from a Food Service Specialist 5 or above.

Supervision Exercised:


Location of Work:

All state agencies.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from Food Service Specialist 2 by the type of supervision received and the independence of action.

Examples of Work

Prepares salads; cuts desserts; makes tea, jello, and sandwiches; and fills salt and pepper shakers prior to mealtime.

Washes, chops, and cuts vegetables; opens cans and assists food preparation specialists in preparing foods prior to cooking.

Measures and assembles ingredients.

Washes dishes and pots.

Performs duties that involve the cleaning and sanitation of the food service area.

Prepares trays and special formulas for special diets.

Gathers materials necessary for dough making.

Assists in mixing, kneading, and preparing breads, rolls, biscuits, cakes, etc.