Cook I
Summary
Title:Cook I
ID:3032
Notes:N/A
Starting Pay:$12.32 Hourly
Location:Hutchins, TX
2nd Location:N/A
Classification:Full-Time Hourly
Work Schedule:Varies
Description
VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA - Texas

Are you looking for a job that makes a difference?  Do you have a passion for helping others?  We may be the right organization for you:  VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA TEXAS.
 
For 100 years VOA Texas, a faith-based and non-profit organization, has operated with a mission of “Helping America’s Most Vulnerable Reach Their Full Potential” through various programs throughout Texas.  Programs are locally created, managed and delivered to provide a wide array of human services.  YOU can be part of the passion, mission and tradition!
 
COOK I
Hutchins, Texas

The Cook is responsible for assisting in the preparation of daily meals, maintaining a healthy kitchen environment, cleaning the work stations, and keeping the kitchen and pantry in an orderly condition, in accordance with VOA-TX policies and procedures and sponsoring agency requirements.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Assists in the preparation of menu items according to the published menu guide.

  • Maintains kitchen/storage areas in a healthy, clean, and organized manner.

  • Prepares next day's menu as directed.

  • Insures proper portion control is utilized.

  • Maintains neat and clean work area at all times.

  • Ensures proper uniform is worn at all times.

  • Assists supervisor with budget control activities, e.g., conserving resources, reducing utilities cost, avoiding waste, reducing overtime, etc.
     

Education:
High school diploma or equivalent OR one year directly related experience with a verifiable work history.

Food Handlers certificate or the ability to obtain certification is required within a specified time frame;

Valid Texas drivers’ license and clear MVR (ability to be insured)

Qualifications:
  • Requires reasonable level of knowledge in food preparation, menu apportionment and health/safety standards, as they apply to commercial kitchen.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment. 
  • Knowledge of basic computer functions.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates high degree of integrity and ethical standards.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Must have valid Texas Driver License (Must be received within 30 days of employment) and ability to be meet company insurance requirements (with satisfactory MVR record); valid Vehicle Liability if driving personal vehicle.
 
Volunteers of America Texas offers a rich benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, LTD, STD, Life Insurance, Vacation and Sick time, other optional benefits and a retirement plan.  VOA TX also provides some benefits for part-time employees.
 
Make a living by making a difference. Apply online today!

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