Department of State Hospitals - Atascadero


$2,982.00 - $3,731.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 10/4/2019

Job Description and Duties

The Permanent/Full Time Food Service Supervisor I will be directed by the Food Service Supervisor II/Assigned Assistant Director of Dietetics in the Nutrition Services Department. The incumbent will be responsible for the following duties but not limited to:
• Orient, monitor, evaluate, and apply the disciplinary process in order for employees to work at/above expected standards in meeting State/Hospital/Department requirements
• Observe, ensure, and directly assist as needed to provide: cafeteria-style meals in multiple dining rooms, on unit meals, nourishment deliveries, and unit meal events, as outlined in policies/procedures
• Monitor and intervene as needed to ensure adherence to requirements in infection control and food safety/Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP)
• Monitor, intervene, and directly assist as needed to ensure presentation areas, equipment, and utensils are orderly, clean, and sanitized as required
• Model, monitor, and intervene as needed to ensure adherence to requirements in safety, security, emergency response, and a non-hostile work environment
• Implement the patient labor program in Nutrition Services

In order to be considered for this job vacancy, you must satisfy one of the following requirements:
1. BE LIST ELIGIBLE: Successfully complete the competitive State civil service exam pertaining to this classification at , OR
2. BE TRANSFER ELIGIBLE: Have current employment with the State of California in the same classification or in a classification that is comparable (employees who wish to be considered based on transfer eligibility must meet the minimum qualifications of the classification per DPA Rule 250), OR
3. BE REINSTATEMENT ELIGIBLE: Have obtained previous permanent employment with the State of California in the same classification or in a classification that is comparable.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  One year of experience performing the duties of a Food Service Worker II in the California state service. Or II Two years of experience performing the duties of a Food Service Worker I in the California state service. Or III Experience: Three years of experience in the distribution and service of foods in large quantity including the cleaning and maintaining of equipment and work areas. One year of this experience must have been in a supervisory capacity including responsibility for the training and assignment of food service employees. and Education: Equivalent to completion of the eighth grade.

*If it is determined that an applicant does not meet the minimum qualifications, the applicant’s name may be removed from the eligibility list.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Working Conditions

Our facility is a 24-hour, 7 day a week facility. Positions filled may be assigned to any shift according to hospital need.

This position requires you to work within the Secured Treatment Area (STA).

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

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Position #(s):
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$2,982.00 - $3,731.00
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Work Location:
San Luis Obispo County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time
DSH - Atascadero
Work Shift:
24 hour, 7 day week facility

Department Information

The Department of State Hospitals – Atascadero is a secure public sector hospital providing inpatient forensic services for mentally ill adult males who are court committed throughout the State of California. Located on the central coast of California, the Department of State Hospitals – Atascadero is in the vicinity of destination locations such as San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles and Morro Bay, with easy access to beautiful beaches, serene natural settings and many historical landmarks. We invite you to join our professional and talented workforce. 

For more information about the Department of State Hospitals – Atascadero, go to

Department Website:

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: 10/4/2019

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.

Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Department of State Hospitals - Atascadero
Attn: DSH - Atascadero Employment Office
P.O. Box 7005
Atascadero, CA 93423-7005

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

DSH - Atascadero Employment Office
10333 El Camino Real
Atascadero, CA 93422
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is optional. It may be included, but is not required.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.


To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package, please visit:

Contact Information

The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Department Website:
Hiring Unit Contact:
DSH-Atascadero Employment Office
(805) 468-3384

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
Stephan Saunders
(805) 468-2007
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.


All interested candidates must submit a Standard State Application Form (STD. 678), with original signature, and indicate Permanent/Full Time Food Service Supervisor I AND 455-549-2258-006 AND JC-164077 in the Examination/Job Title Section.

*Applications postmarked on the final filing date will be accepted. Scanned, copied or faxed applications will not be accepted.

*Applications will be screened and only the most competitive will be offered an interview.

*Any limited-term appointments may transition in to a permanent appointment.


Selected candidates will be required to submit to a criminal history review utilizing Live Scan fingerprinting.


This position requires candidates to pass a Medical Evaluation.  You will be required to submit to a Medical Evaluation and receive clearance prior to being hired.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.