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Cook / Cafeteria Worker

Board of Child Care Falling Waters, WV
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: life_insurance, medical, vision, 401k, dental
Job Description

 

Position: Cook

Location : Falling Waters, WV

 

Position Summary:

To prepare meals and snacks in accordance with menus planned by the Director of Support Services and approved by a Dietitian. The cook is responsible for maintaining sanitary conditions in the kitchen, coolers, freezers, serving area and dining hall at all times. He/she supervises, teaches and role models for youth.

 

Essential Functions:

· Prepare meals according to the menu and Director of Support Service.

· Clean and sanitize work areas and equipment.

· Prepare meals for special functions and packed meals.

· Check items that are delivered, unpack and store them in the appropriate area.

· Keep production records for all meals prepared and served as well as for the special functions.

· Communicate with the Director of Support Service WV & PA weekly for food and other supplies.

· Record cooler, freezer, and food temperatures daily on the forms provided.

 

Competencies:

· Following Directions

· Frequent Interaction with Others

· Meeting Standards

Work Environment:

This role uses standard kitchen equipment like ovens, mixers, dish machines, stoves, steamers, hot and cold tables.

In the nature of being at a residential living environment there may be times you experience conditions in which challenging behavior can be exhibited from our youth to include but not limited to, physical agitation, physical violence and/or emotion outburst.

 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Sunday through Saturday, depending on the shift, hours of operation can be 5:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. This position regularly requires long hours and weekend work. Eligible for flex schedule. Essential for snow.

Travel

N/A

 

Required Education and Experience

· Must have prior training and a working knowledge of quantity food preparation.

 

Preferred Education and Experience

· High School diploma or GED

· One years food service experience

· Must have prior training and a working knowledge of quantity food preparation.

 

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

· Ability to communicate and collaborate with all staff using established committees, performance improvement teams, individual meetings, inservice training and other identified means.

· Ability to present him/her self in a neat and professional manner, practicing acceptable personal hygiene and be reliable/timely.

· Ability to effectively relate to youth, parents/legal guardians, professional and support staff.

· Effective oral and written communication.

· Ability to effectively organize priorities and manage dining hall activities.

· Have an understanding and sensitivity to serving a culturally diverse and/or special needs population.

· Ability to effectively read and follow recipes.

· Valid Driver’s License

· CPS

· TB

· Physical

· Federal and State Fingerprinting Background Checks

· Drug screening (Pre-Employment and Random)

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Company Description
Board of Child Care is a therapeutic, residential facility providing services to adolescents ages 9 - 21 and their families.

Board of Child Care

Why Work Here?

Board of Child Care is where you need to be! Enjoy generous vacation and sick time; platinum level medical, dental and vision insurance

Board of Child Care is a therapeutic, residential facility providing services to adolescents ages 9 - 21 and their families.

Address

715 Brown Rd. Martinsburg WV
Falling Waters, WV
USA

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