• Cook Assistant

    Posted: 05/12/2024


    • Ability to read and communicate in English
    • Accurately count, weigh, and measure
    • Ability to adapt to sudden and/or unpredictable changes in the day’s tasks or work flow
    • Follow instructions and take initiative in performance of assigned tasks
    • Physical ability to walk, stoop, stand, twist, reach, and squat on a constant basis
    • Physical ability to use hands and fingers dexterously
    • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds occasionally and up to 10 pounds frequently
    • Must work in a hot, humid environment
    • Must work in a cold or below zero environment for short period
    • Must work in a noisy environment
    REPORTS TO:     Director of Food & Nutrition Services
    TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Benefits and work calendar as provided by the Classified Agreement.
    1. It is anticipated this job will be primarily assigned to dishwashing.
    2. Interact with staff, students, faculty, visitors, and co-workers in a pleasant and professional manner
    3. Use techniques outlined in recipe or as instructed (chopping, dicing, mixing, slicing, etc.) to assist with food preparation
    4. Portion foods into appropriate quantities per recipe or as instructed
    5. Place menu and a la carte foods on serving line and assemble the appropriate serving utensils
    6. Serve food according to recipe portion or as instructed
    7. Monitor and record temperatures of food and beverages, report unsafe temperatures to in-charge individual, and take appropriate corrective actions
    8. Operate point of sale system including making change if necessary and utilize Offer vs. Serve principles
    9. Wash trays, pans, and other items using dish machine or three (3) compartment sink
    10. Disassemble serving line and clean serving area
    11. Discard or properly store leftover foods
    12. Perform cleaning tasks as assigned
    13. Perform all tasks in accordance with HACCP guidelines
    1. Report to work at scheduled time with proper uniform and appropriately groomed
    2. Adhere to all school district, building, and department rules and regulations
    3. Assist in unpacking boxes, stocking storeroom or coolers, pulling food items from storeroom and other inventory management duties as assigned
    4. Utilize proper hand washing techniques
    5. Participate in meetings, training sessions, and seminars as scheduled
    6. Complete other tasks as assigned