Cook

The Salvation Army Scott Valley, CA

About the Job

Requisition Number 17-2437 Post Date 11/20/2017 Title Cook City Scott Valley State CA Description The Salvation Army Golden State Divisional Headquarters Camp Redwood Glen POSITION: Lead Cook SUPERVISOR: Food Services Manager STATUS: Non-Exempt, Full-Time The Salvation Army Mission Statement: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love for God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination. OVERVIEW: To assist the Food Service Manager with the daily operations of the kitchen and dining facilities. To ensure that the preparation and service of all meals will make a positive contribution to the health and nutritional standards of Camp Redwood Glen and will enhance the overall experience of all our guests. Responsible for the care and upkeep of the commercial kitchen equipment of Camp Redwood Glen and to make necessary recommendations for the purchase of supplies and equipment needed in this service. DUTIES: Lead Cook: • Assist with any food service preparation assigned by the Food Service Manager • Be prepared to take responsibility for meal/snack preparation if required and ensure their readiness in accordance with the scheduled meal/snack times. • Be familiar with quantity requirements for menu items and assist with menu planning as needed. • Be prepared to order food and supplies as directed by the Food Service Manager. • Assist with all inventory procedures, making certain all food removed from stock room, refrigerator and freezer is properly accounted for and documented on proper inventory form. • In accordance with state and county health codes, properly store all leftovers and unused food after each meal/snack. • Coordinate the daily work schedule with the Food Service Manager when asked. • Assist with cleaning and care of kitchen, Dining Hall, and all work areas and equipment in keeping with established health department and industry safety standards and codes. • Ensure that all kitchen clean up is completed immediately following each meal/snack. • Secure kitchen before leaving at the end of all scheduled events. • Maintain safe work habits in accordance with all government’s regulations. Make certain that deportment and behavior of those in the kitchen area is exemplary at all times and in keeping with professional standards. • Attend and participate in training and conferences as assigned by the Food Service Manager and Camp Executive Director. • Maintain a high standard of cleanliness in personal grooming and in living quarters. • Follow all Camp Redwood Glen Chef/Cook dress code requirements. • Assist the Food Service Manager in any duties as requested in an order to maintain a high level of efficiency in the kitchen operation. • Order replacement supplies through the Food Service Manager. Requirements QUALIFICATIONS: • Must possess and demonstrate an ability to work with people, including community groups, participants, campers, and staff in an affable, concerned and caring manner. • Must display the ability to and be accountable for the efficient scheduling of time and resources made available to perform task at hand. • Strong oral and written communication skills. • Self-motivated and have the ability to motivate others. • At least 3 years’ experience in a food service supervisor capacity. • Able to meet deadlines and work under pressure. • Detail oriented, accurate and precise. • Capable of handling and controlling multiple projects. • Demonstrate leadership skills with strong team player attitude. • Capable of maintaining high level of integrity. • Maintain confidentiality. • Energetic, personable and dependable • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds. • Must possess a valid driver license. • Must possess a current Serve Safe Food Handler Certificate – Food Protection Manager Certificate recommended. • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environment and other hazards relating to assigned vehicles. • Computer literate in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Publisher) required. Microsoft PowerPoint helpful. • Knowledge of Salvation Army practices and organization desirable. Excellent benefits to include medical/dental, vacation, sick leave, STD, Life Insurance, Retirement (Defined Contribution Plan) and much more! Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/People with Disabilities. + Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. + Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here. + The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c) Apply On-line