Food Services Technician


Food Services Technician

Website Meherrin River Regional Jail


Direct contact and supervision of inmates. Supervises the preparation, cooking and serving of meals in the jail; supervises the preparation of meats, vegetables and other food for meals; instructs inmate workers assigned to food service work in the proper techniques of food preparation; controls the amount of food prepared; prepares bread, vegetables, meats, fish, poultry and desserts; cooks and serves meals from basic foods to jail inmates; keeps simple records and makes reports in connection with the work; supervises and participates in the cleaning of the kitchen storeroom and utensils; accounts for all utensils after meals are finished; checks closely each step in the cooking process; performs related work as required; prepares staff meals daily, ensuring inmates do not have contact with staff food. 


  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Be a high school graduate or equivalent
  • Possess a valid Virginia or North Carolina driver’s license
  • Pass a drug screening
  • Have the ability to pass an extensive criminal history and background check
  • Food Service experience preferred but not required.
  • Must be ServSafe certified or willing to obtain such certification as required by the Health Department
  • Must maintain a telephone in residence for emergency contact
  • Must be willing to be in an on-call status

Supplemental Information

  • Please forward all questions to Ms. Rhonda Fitchett at (434) 949-6700 ext. 211. 
  • The Meherrin River Regional Jail is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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