Hours Per Week: Varies
Supervisor: Cook Coordinator
Prepare and serve meals and snacks to children and teaching staff in center based sites. Prepare meals for special events such as parent meetings and policy council. Maintain a high standard of sanitation, cleanliness, and safety in the preparation, handling, and storage of food, as well in equipment and storage areas.
Essential Requirements and Responsibilities:
Education, Experience and Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED and 1 year cooking experience in a food service setting, valid ServSafe Certification and Allergen Awareness training.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee is required to stand for long periods of time, walk, talk, use a keyboard and climb stairs. The employee must be able to lift 50 plus pounds. The employee must have the ability to drive a personal vehicle and program vehicles, as needed. The noise and activity level in the kitchen may be moderately high. There is occasional exposure to outdoor weather.
Employment is contingent upon the following: a satisfactory Background Record Check (BRC) which includes Criminal Offender Record (CORI), Department of Children and Families (DCF) background check, a Sex Offender Registry (SORI), and -based national and state criminal history check. BRC and fingerprinting-based national and state criminal history check is to be completed every three years. In addition, employment is contingent on evidence of physical exam within the past year, plus verifications of MMRs and TB. Documentation of subsequent physical exams must be submitted every 2 years. Must have evidence of a good driving record and ability to be covered under Community Action’s non-owned and hired vehicle policy.