Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability status in employment. Individuals of Indian ancestry will be given preference by law in initial employment or re-employment.
Prepare and deliver nutritious meals throughout the Early Childhood Department.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assemble food, dishes, utensils, and supplies needed for timely meal preparation.
- Prepare high-quality nutritional food, in quantity, as directed by the Community Nutrition Coordinator.
- Follow program-implemented recipes.
- Order’s food and supplies necessary to prepare the planned menu for the number of enrolled children and program staff.
- Prepare and sort food for meal preparation for each classroom.
- Adhere to sanitation and safety procedures prescribed for the Early Childhood Department, following all program, state, and federal health regulations.
- Assure that foods are kept out of the food danger zone and that kitchen areas are sanitary so that health standards are maintained.
- Wash dishes, pots, pans, and utensils using approved sanitation methods.
- Return all items to their proper storage site.
- Complete routine maintenance of main kitchen and equipment, including weekly deep cleaning.
- Deliver meals from main kitchen to classroom kitchens as assigned.
- Order and pick up supplies as needed.
- Assist in receiving orders from vendors, insuring that proper items have been delivered.
- Assist with menu planning.
- Assist with food inventories as assigned.
- Report any needed equipment or kitchen repairs.
- Attend meetings and trainings as needed and required.
- Other duties as assigned by director.
Education and Experience:
- Current food handler’s card.
- Preferred experience working with the CACFP
- Strong experience working in a commercial kitchen
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of culturally diverse populations and their needs.
- Keyboarding skills, computer literacy and familiarity with various applications such as word processing, email, and internet.
- Ability to communicate information and ideas verbally and in writing, in a way that others will understand.
- Working knowledge of sanitation and safety procedures prescribed for large scale kitchen production.
- High level of daily repetitive motion with hands and arms in food preparation and delivery activities.
- Continuous standing and walking for most of an 8-hour workday.
- Occasional driving of agency vehicles for food delivery when assigned.
- Frequent daily bending and lifting of bulk foods, food bins and hot food caddies: bulk food items are lifted from the floor and weigh 10-50 lbs. each.
- Occasional loading on and off of vehicles for delivery.
- Regular crouching occurs to retrieve items from lower shelves.
- Regular reaching occurs to retrieve utensils and food items from storage shelves and cupboards up to 8' high and from vehicle beds.
- Proficiency with computers and programs like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the Internet.
- Valid Driver’s License and Insurance.
- Food Handler’s car.
Conditions of Employment:
The Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma operates a drug-free workplace.
- Must submit to and pass applicable drug test, TB test, and Physical.
- Must pass background investigations for suitability of character identified in accordance withthe Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act, and Child Care and Development Fund, 45 C.F.R. § 98.43(a)(2).
- Adhere to all work rules, policies & procedures, and safety standards.
Position involves prolonged sitting, standing, stooping, or bending, lifting, or carrying up to 50 pounds on a daily basis. Work is generally performed in an office environment with varying levels of lighting, air quality, noise, and / or temperature.