Position Number: 22082318
Posting End Date: Until filled
Preferred 2+ years experience as a cook
Able to lift 25 pounds
Join the Arkansas Department of Education where each student is recognized as an individual. Through a cultivation of world-class educators, partnering with communities, and an influx of social supports, Arkansas Department of Education provides multi-level supports that help ensure students will receive a personalized education and develop a life-long love of learning.
Class Code: S086C
FLSA Status: NON-EXEMPT
Salary Range: $22,000.00 - $31,900.00
The Cook is responsible for preparing food items and maintaining and cleaning the kitchen work area. This position is governed state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Gathers, weighs, measures, and mixes ingredients according to recipe directions. Prepares special/modified diet meals, as prescribed by physician.
Washes and cuts fresh vegetables for cooking or for salad bar use. Loads food carts for delivery to on site units and unloads and cleans food carts after meals. Operates food preparation equipment such as: blender, chopper, mixer, oven, stove, deep fryer, grill, slicer and food grater.
Cleans work area and equipment by sweeping and mopping floors, washing cooking utensils, counters, tables and appliances, rinsing dishes, and loading/unloading dishwashing machine. Inspects food preparation and serving areas for safe and sanitary food handling practices. Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of food preparation and cooking methods. Knowledge of sanitation and safety requirements of a food service facility.
Ability to understand and follow recipes and oral instructions. Ability to operate food preparation equipment and utensils. Ability to read, write, and follow instructions.
High school education or equivalent; plus six months of experience in institutional cooking or related area. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.
Nearest Major Market: Little Rock
State Of Arkansas