Cook - Residential Treatment & Detox Services

Csb Crossroads Adult, Virginia
$32,971.74 - $54,952.98 Annually
Jul 31, 2021
Aug 14, 2021
Food Service, Cook
Full Time
Job Announcement

An excellent opportunity for those with cooking and people skills to be a part of the Food Service Team in established residential treatment settings located in Kingstowne, Virginia.

This position includes menu planning, meal preparation for between 25 and 80 people, and working directly with residents of the programs. Responsible for maintaining health and safety standards.

This is a full time merit position. Must be flexible with work hours that would include, evenings, weekends and holidays.

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Illustrative Duties

  • Estimates food consumption, requisitions and/or purchases food accordingly;
  • Assists and instructs personnel engaged in preparing and serving meals;
  • Maintains a safe and sanitary kitchen environment, ensuring compliance with state, and county health code requirements for food service establishments.
  • Prepares and/or assists in the preparation of food for cooking, cleans and peels vegetables, cuts and trims meats, etc.;
  • Prepares and/or assists in the preparation of soups, salads, sandwiches, desserts;
  • Aware of safety in use of kitchen equipment at all times;
  • Prepares dishes, pots and pans for washer and operates same;
  • Cleans counter units, working tables, sinks and food equipment;
  • Provides maintenance for cleanliness of kitchen and dining area floors; and ensures proper food safety handling of all food;
  • Keeps daily records of silverware/before and after meals;
  • Keeps daily records of meals served and their content;
  • Organizes store and rotates food items and supplies.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of food groupings and nutritional values; Ability to order food with a view toward economy and future needs;
  • Ability to keep consumption records and make reports. Knowledge of various cleaning tasks performed in a large kitchen operation;
  • Knowledge of Health Department and FDA standards;
  • Knowledge of operating a commercial dishwasher;
  • Knowledge in the operation of other modern kitchen equipment;
  • Knowledge of cleaning materials and methods for kitchen use;
  • Ability to understand and follow simple oral and written directions;
  • Ability to prepare daily reports using simple arithmetic;
  • Ability to communicate effectively;
  • Ability to work in large kitchen, follow instructions and manage time;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with senior participants and volunteers.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to: graduation from high school or GED issued by a state department of education; plus one year of experience in a small to medium size kitchen operation, specifically in food preparation.

  • Certification as a Certified Food Manager (CFM) within 30 days from date of hire.
  • A valid driver's license.
Some positions within this classification will require additional certifications and licenses, as defined by the position description and posted in job announcements.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a Child Protective Services Registry check, a driving record check, and sanction screening to the satisfaction of the employer. A TB screening upon hire.

This position is emergency/essential services personnel. (Required to report for duty during inclement weather and/or other emergencies).

  • Previous experience in large scale and/or institutional kitchens.
  • Experience with and knowledge of stock record keeping, maintaining stocks and ordering.
Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs., pushing/pulling weight up 35 lbs. with wheels, twisting/rotating at the waist, continuous standing and walking, frequently reaching at or above the shoulder height, handling full/empty pot and pans, bending at the waist. Must be able to transport supplies. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel Interview and may include a practical exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.