Cook (National Mall)
Cook (National Mall) Location:WASHINGTON, DC Salary Range:$12.50/ hour Exempt/Non-Exempt:Non-Exempt Employment Type:Seasonal - Full Time Employer:DC Metro Description: Guest Services, Inc. is hiring friendly and outgoing Seasonal Cooks - Line Servers with incredible customer service skills to join our team! Apply today for the opportunity to join us for face-to-face interviews. All ages 18 & older can apply. Schedule: Must be able to work full-time schedule to include holidays and weekends. JOB SUMMARY The Cook assists the Unit Manager by preparing, cooking, and serving food. Exceptional training is provided. Potential cross-training opportunities. Ideal for those who take direction well, and love working in a supporting role. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS + Prepare and cook food items according to recipes, daily menus, and supervisor instructions. + Clean and inspect kitchen equipment, kitchen appliances, and work areas in order to ensure cleanliness and functional operation. + Operate food station, including performing daily checklists, temperature logs, and signage. + Demonstrate patience and a positive attitude. + Maintain personal hygiene standards, including a clean uniform. + SKILL AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE + Partial High School education required; High School Diploma/GED preferred. + Culinary knowledge. + Strong sanitation habits. + Strong customer service abilities; actively looks for ways to assist customers and coworkers. + Ability to recognize when a problem has occurred and communicate it to management. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS + Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly frequent movements from place to place within the unit. Bend, lift, carry, reach/extend arms and hands above shoulder height frequently, or otherwise move in a constantly changing environment. + Lifting, carrying, and pushing up to 25 lbs. regularly, 30-35 lbs. frequently, and up to 50 lbs. occasionally. + Ability to stand for the entire work day and to climb steps regularly. + Withstanding temperature extremes in freezer, refrigerator walk-in and grill areas. + Reading and writing work-related documents in English. + The ability to understand the speech of customers and co-workers in English. + Constantly communicates and receives verbal communication with other employees in fast-paced kitchen. + Physical presence at the job site is essential to perform job duties. EQUIPMENT USED + Standard commercial cooking machinery and utensils. Veterans, Minorities, People with Disabilities and Women especially encouraged to apply. Guest Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.