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Position TitleJob NumberJob DescriptionPay Scale
Food Service Worker 3BAT-375/00402

(Open to current NYS employees only)

Continuous Recruitment

The New York State Education Department’s Office of Education Policy is seeking candidates for a Food Service Worker 3 position at the New York State School for the Blind. The Food Service Worker 3 will function as a working supervisor in food preparation and food service activities. Duties of this position will include:

  • Direct and oversee food-service-management activities;
  • Prepare budget requests within required time frames and established purchasing guidelines;
  • Submit requisitions and manage food service activities per the submitted requisitions, unless there is an unexpected purchase;
  • Prepare for food expenditures by tracking the items that need to be bought and/or replaced;
  • Order and track expenditures within the budget plan;
  • Determine if any additional training is required, including travel to and from the trainings, and participate in employee training, as required;
  • Determine if special food requirements or additional services will be needed for the school year;
  • Lift up to 60 pounds in performance of assigned tasks, as required.
$46,062
Dietitian 2BAT-386/00415

The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of Education Policy is seeking candidates for a Dietitian 2 position at the New York State School for the Blind. The Dietitian 2 will function as the supervisor of the food-service department and food service activities. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Direct and manage the food and nutrition-program operations;
  • Participate in multidisciplinary treatment team and nutrition meetings to develop meals and menus in accordance with student needs;
  • Conduct initial and ongoing nutritional assessments on all students;
  • Provide instruction, training, and consultation services on diet and nutrition therapy, meal planning, and food preparation to students, all direct care staff, and food service staff;
  • Inspect and supervise food preparation, service areas, and meals to ensure compliance with dietetic care and nutrition plans, standards, regulations, and requirements;
  • Oversee the Child Nutrition program, including reporting and tracking, and participating in Health Department inspections;
  • Supervise food-service staff and perform a full range of supervisory duties, including scheduling, evaluations, time and attendance-related duties, and timesheet approval; and
  • Manage inventory for the food-service department, and review and order appropriate food items based on needs of students, within budgetary allowances.
$56,604

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