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  • 510356
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Aug 15 2022 at 23:55 MST



The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation & Reentry is dedicated to developing, encouraging, recognizing, and rewarding the professional performance and growth by employees at all levels. The state is proudly served by over 9,000 well-trained corrections professionals who are dedicated to public, staff and inmate safety by effectively employing sound correctional practices, efficient operational procedures, and proven programming opportunities for inmates. Join our team and help to proudly serve our community!



Job Location:


Arizona State Prison Complex (ASPC) - Phoenix
2500 East Van Buren Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85008

Posting Details:

Salary: $36,778.00

Grade: 19

Closing Date: 08/15/2022

Job Summary:

Do you like being an inspector or auditor? Do you have food service experience? Don’t let this opportunity pass you by.
The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation & Reentry (ADCRR) is looking for an astute examiner to become our Food Service/Store Liaison. This position ensures the compliance of operation, safety, sanitation, meal nutrition, and portion controls for the kitchen and inmate store facilities.

Job Duties:

- Monitors and reviews contract requirements to the actual performance and delivery
- Conducts periodical random kitchen inspections to ensure compliance with safety and sanitation standards
- Observes and inspects inmate store operations
- Prepares weekly meal projections
- Reviews and analysis invoices
- Serves as the liaison between the Food Service Contractor, Inmate Stores Contractor, and ADCRR management
- Responds and initiates correspondence and appropriate documentation
- Compiles and completes reports of inspection findings
- Maintains performance records
- Issues medical and religious diet cards to the Inmates
- Drives on State business
- Performs other duties appropriate to the assignment

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
- American Correctional Association standards for food services operations
- Food volume preparation and delivery systems
- Nutrition, nutritional values, and special diets
- Health, safety, and sanitation codes for food and store storage and handling
- Auditing and statistical sampling techniques
- ADCRR policies and procedures
- Personal computers and associated software usage

Skill in:
- Analyzing situations accurately and taking appropriate action
- Organization, time management, multi-tasking, and adapting to changing priorities
- Computer software/data processing functions
- Operating office equipment
- Effective written and verbal communication

Ability to:
- Interact professionally and establish cooperative relationships with all levels of the department and outside individuals
- Monitor and evaluate food service activities
- Adapt to changing situations and priorities
- Maintain records
- Learn and adhere to Department policies and procedures pertaining to security, inmates, stores, and food services
- Work in a prison environment

Selective Preference(s):

- Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in food services, warehousing, and/or a distribution type environment

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Valid food handler’s permit at the time of appointment.

Requires possession of, and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records, and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).
Employment is contingent on the selected applicant passing a background investigation, drug test, and a medical/physical examination.


We offer an excellent and affordable comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees:
- Vacation and sick days with 10 paid holidays per year
- Robust and affordable insurance plan to include medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability options
- Exceptional retirement program
- Optional employee benefits such as deferred compensation plans, credit union membership, and a wellness program
- An incentivized commuter club and public transportation subsidy program

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


Positions in this classification participate in the Correctional Officer Retirement Plan (CORP).
Current ADCRR Employees: Consult with your respective Human Resources Liaison if you are in a different retirement plan than the one indicated above.

Contact Us:

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-255-2430.
Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.