Cook_FM
Job Details
Experienced
Faith Mission - Client Services Center - Columbus, OH
Full Time
High School
Negligible
Day
Restaurant - Food Service
Description

GENERAL SUMMARY:
Responsible for preparation, cooking, and serving of proper portions of entree food items in accordance with planned menus and recipes. Responsible for appropriate use of facility supplies and equipment to minimize loss, waste, and fraud; proper storage of leftover food according to established procedures; and inventory and stock rotation. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure meals are appetizing and nutritionally balanced
  • Utilize proper food storage techniques
  • Coordinate and assist volunteer efforts
  • Comply with sanitation procedures of state and facility
  • Ensure a clean and sanitary work area and clean equipment after use
  • Accept, properly log, and store donations including marking date and item
  • Use First In First Out technique for food storage to ensure lack of waste 
  • Supports the Mission, Values and Vision of Faith Mission/LSS and is knowledgeable of client rights and ensures an atmosphere which allows for the respect, dignity and well-being of all clients in a safe, secure environment.
  • Plan food production to coordinate with meal serving hours so that excellence, quality, temperature, and appearance of food is preserved
  • Supports, cooperates with, and implements specific procedures and programs for: Safety, including universal precautions and safe work practices, established fire/safety/disaster plans, risk management, and security, report and/or correct unsafe working conditions, equipment repair and maintenance needs
  • Keep work area neat and clean at all times; clean and maintain equipment used in food preparation.
  • Supports and participates in common teamwork: Cooperates and works together with all co-workers; plan and complete job duties with minimal supervisory direction, including appropriate judgment
  • Completes requirements for in-service training, acceptable attendance, uniform and dress codes including personal hygiene
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION:
High school diploma or equivalent required

EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of one year cooking experience required

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Must be able to work with and for a diverse group of people
  • Must be knowledgeable in quantity cooking procedures and principles
  • Must be knowledgeable of cooking characteristics of various types of meat, fish, fowl, and other entree ingredients
  • Have a good knowledge of modified diets, and the preparation of these food items
  • Must be able to read, understand, write, and speak English
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time with ability to use stairs regularly
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Must be able to taste and smell food to determine quality and palatability

 

Physical Requirements

Rarely

(0-12%)

Occasionally

(12-33%)

Frequently

(34-66%)

Regularly

(67-100%)

Seeing: read reports and use computer

 

 

X

 

Speaking & Hearing: communication with clients and co-workers

 

 

 

X

Standing/Walking

 

 

 

X

Climbing/Stooping/Kneeling

 

 

 

X

Lifting/Pushing/Pulling up to 25 lbs

 

 

 

X

Lifting/Pushing/Pulling 25-50 lbs

 

 

X

 

Lifting/Pushing/Pulling 50-100 lbs

 

X

 

 

Lifting/Pushing/Pulling over 100 lbs

X

 

 

 

Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: write, type, use phones, etc…

 

 

 

X

Sitting for extended periods of time

X

 

 

 


Working Conditions

Busy shelter environment with regular contact with homeless individuals.  Temperatures may fluctuate in kitchen area.  Physical position requiring regular lifting, standing and use of stairs.

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