Cook- PRTF- PRN- Charlotte, NC

Interested in an opportunity with a leading Mental Health organization in NC?  Alexander Youth Network is looking for a cook to work in our on-site cafeteria. We are looking for PRN staff with some weekend availability. PRN staff are as-needed and schedules will fluctuate.

Qualified applicants meet the following criteria: Less than high school education; and 1 years related experience or training. Experience in a school cafeteria setting preferred

SUMMARY

Prepares and cooks nutritional, balanced meals for residents and employees of center by performing the following duties.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 Draws supplies appropriately and prepares meals from prepared menus.

 Sets up steam tables, prepares food and carts for delivery according to specified time schedule.

 Maintains cleanliness of entire food service area and equipment by following Food Service Manager's daily clean up schedule.

 Cover, date, label, store and refrigerate foods appropriately.

 Reports needed supplies.

 Assumes responsibilities and places orders in the absence of the Food Service Manager.

 Follows all safety, health, and infection control policies.

 Uses effective internal and external communication.

QUALIFICATIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Less than high school education; and 1 years related experience or training.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to fill out routine reports and place orders in the absence of the Food Service Manager.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.  Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, and volume.  Ability to accurately weigh and measure food ingredients and portions.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions.  Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.

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 stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

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 frequently exposed to extreme heat.  The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.