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Cook Helper

Company: Cleveland Job Corps Center
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Position Cook Helper Reports To Food -Services Supervisor Department Food Services FLSA STATUS Non-Exempt - Full Time Primary Position Objectives Assists the Cooks in preparing, serving, and sanitation of the dining facility, equipment, and surfaces. - Brief Description of Duties

  • Responsible for the set up and breakdown of serving line.
  • Responsible to help keep the dining and kitchen area clean and organized.
  • Notify staff of items that need to be replenished and restocked.
  • Responsible for helping to rotate perishable items at the end of the shift, to help ensure fresh product.
  • Responsible for serving students, staff, and guests in a pleasant, efficient, courteous and professional manner.
  • Responsible for assisting with dishes when necessary.
  • Responsible for the changing and emptying of trash receptacles.
  • Responsible for coming to work neat and clean and in proper attire.
  • Be familiar with the communication system in the event of an emergency.
  • Responsible for assisting with some programming and activity events when required.
  • Assists workers engaged in preparing foods by performing any combination of duties to include washing, peeling, cutting, and seeding vegetables and fruits.
  • Cleans, cuts, and grinds meats, poultry, and seafood.
  • Dips food items in crumbs, flour, and batter to bread them.
  • Stirs and strains soups and sauces. weighs or measures designated ingredients.
  • Carry pans, kettles, and trays of food to and from workstations, stove, and refrigerator.
  • Stores foods in designated areas, utilizing knowledge of temperature requirements and food spoilage.
  • Clean and sanitize kitchen and commons area(s), equipment and utensils, segregates and removes garbage, and steam-cleans or hoses garbage containers.
  • Distributes supplies, utensils, and portable equipment, using hand truck.
  • Assists in inventory of expendable and non-expendable supplies and materials.
  • Operate kitchen equipment including dishwasher, slicer, mixer, etc.
  • Know and follow all safety and sanitary rules and regulations related to food handling.
  • Works towards meeting performance standard goals.
  • Follows CDSS plan and Code of Conduct system daily.
  • Adheres to required property control policies and procedures.
  • Maintains good housekeeping/sanitation in all areas and complies with safety practices.
  • Complies with all DOL guidelines, OFCCP regulation, Quality Assurance Plan (QAP) Serrato policies and procedures, Job Corps notices and bulletins, and Center policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates and abides by Serrato Corporation's core values and operating principles.
  • Models, mentors, and monitors appropriate career success skills.
  • Helps students become more employable through continuous reinforcement.
  • Participation in PRH mandated staff training is mandatory. Failure to participate may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination. -
  • Performs other duties as assigned. - Key Competencies Performance Standards/Results Effective Communication
    • Presents information both clearly and concisely and regularly confirms correct interpretation of information.
    • Very high standard of communication skills both written and verbal for the presentation of facts and ideas.
    • Shows professional non-verbal body language and actively listens to others. - Organization of Work
      • Action oriented. Demonstrates the ability to handle several projects simultaneously with decision making, flexibility, and problem solving.
      • Implements the key principles of time management, task allocation and priority assignment in addition to personal organization.
      • Shows attention to detail and ability to complete work with the highest level of accuracy and efficiency.
      • Continually seek ways to improve employment service provided via development of professional skills and personal growth. Professionalism
        • Demonstrates professional interpersonal skills when interacting with others. Abides by Serrato Corporation's Healthy Workplace Environment policy.
        • Acts as team player and builds professional relationships with coworkers to achieve goals. Qualifications
          • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
          • Knowledge of basic sanitation and cleaning products. -
          • Ability to work under direction of senior personnel. -
          • Ability to work in fast paced environment. -
          • High level of communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Experience One to three months food service/preparation or related experience. - Education High school diploma or equivalent required. - Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
            • NRA Food Service Sanitation or equivalent/Serve Safe. -
            • Valid State Driver's License. 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and fingers to handle or feel; to reach with hands and arms; and talk and listen. The employee must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision capabilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision. Physical stamina required for a full shift of working in an industrial kitchen. - Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. - While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level can vary from moderate to loud. Benefits Offered
              • Paid Short Term / Long Term Disability and basic life insurance. -
              • Health care insurance available (medical, dental, vision, critical illness, accident, HSA, and FSA)
              • Paid Holidays
              • Paid Time Off
              • 401K -& 401K -Matching
              • Tutiton Reimbursement -
              • Employee Assistance Counseling Service ProgramDisclaimers
                • Serrato Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
                • Serrato Corporation conducts background checks and drug screens. -

Keywords: Cleveland Job Corps Center, Cleveland , Cook Helper, Hospitality & Tourism , Cleveland, Ohio

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