Performs a full range of simple cooking tasks by preparing and cooking items requiring little or no processing such as pancakes, sausage, eggs, hamburgers, and fresh or canned vegetables. Prepares all forms of hot cereals; broils meats; prepares and cooks concentrated or dehydrated soups, sauces, and gravies; and makes cold sandwich fillings. Prepares convenience items such as frozen hash browns, fish fillets, and chicken nuggets. May prepare and bake pizza. Prepares foods by peeling, chopping, grinding, paring, cutting, slicing, dicing, pureeing, dredging, flouring, and breading. Weighs, measures, and dispenses foods in accordance with portion controls. Mixes ingredients according to precisely written recipes. Sets up and replenishes salad bar. Covers, dates, and stores leftovers according to established procedures. Cleans and maintains equipment and work areas. Maintains accurate food inventories and rotates stock items to prevent spoilage. Performs other related duties as required. RequirementsConditions of Employment
- Hours of work will vary as required by the needs of the program to include split days off, evenings, weekends, and holidays. May be required to work early, late, and on weekends and holidays.
- Must successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of employment.
- Must have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
- Must successfully complete a National Agency Check or equivalent background screening.
Working knowledge of the methods and procedures relating to food preparation in small quantities, and the skill to apply such information to cook a limited variety of prepared foods. Ability to read and understand written food service material such as food labels, standardized recipes, etc. Ability to perform basic arithmetic computations in multiplying ingredients for a recipe and calculating how many servings. Knowledge of the characteristics of various foods such as color, flavor, consistency, texture, and temperature and cooking time required. Skill in planning, coordinating and timing sequence of steps required to have all menu items ready for serving at specified time. Knowledge of sanitation principles.Physical Effort:
Work requires continual standing and walking, and frequent stooping, reaching, pushing and pulling, and bending. Frequently lifts or moves objects weighing up to 40pounds unassisted, and occasionally lifts or move objects weighing over 40 pounds with the assistance of lifting devices or other workers.Working Conditions
: Kitchens are often warm and noisy. Exposed to steam, fumes, odors, danger of falling, burns, and cuts. Exposed to extremes in temperatures when entering walk-in refrigerators from the warm kitchen.Additional information
Some positions have special requirements. In these cases selection is tentative pending satisfactory completion of these requirements. Applicants may be required to provide proof of education, etc. All selections are contingent upon the obtaining of satisfactory employment reference checks.SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT:
If you are a male born after December 31,1959 and at least 18 years of age, employment law (5 U.S.C. 3328) requires that you must register with the Selective Service System (military draft), unless you meet certain exemptions. If applicable, failure to register will prevent you from being considered for employment. To register, please visit the Selective Service web site at https://www.sss.gov/register/ .
When relocation expenses are authorized to perform a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the federal government, the IRS considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Additional information: https://www.dfas.mil/CivilianEmployees/Civilian-Permanent-Change-of-Station-PCS/Tax-Information/