Cook

University Of Texas At Austin Austin , TX 78719

Posted 2 months ago

Job Posting Title:

Cook


Hiring Department:

University Housing and Dining


Position Open To:

All Applicants


Weekly Scheduled Hours:
40


FLSA Status:

To Be Determined at Offer


Earliest Start Date:

Ongoing


Position Duration:

Expected to Continue


Location:

UT MAIN CAMPUS


Job Description:

Responsible for assisting the Sous Chef in the planning and execution of daily food production serving breakfast, lunch and dinner for 3,000+ customers.


Job Details:

Responsibilities

  • Assists in preparation of all types of food items for breakfast, lunch and dinner, while following recipes. Works as a team player in a high volume establishment.

  • Assists in cleaning the whole kitchen area, kitchen equipment, refrigerators, freezers, and storage area.

  • Advises supervisor of kitchen equipment repair or replacement.

  • Oversees food display and garnish on all serving lines.

  • Properly utilizes, stores, and labels cooked food and food items.

  • Checks computer printout for menu amounts and recipes. Reports any discrepancies to supervisor. Submits food usage report to supervisor.

Required Qualifications

One year of experience in institutional or commercial cooking. Ability to operate volume cooking equipment and machinery. Ability to read and understand computer generated standardized recipes.

Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

High school graduation or GED. A culinary degree. Over 2 years of experience as a cook in a commercial cooking establishment. Over 2 years of experience working with computerized recipes. Over 2 years of experience operating volume cooking equipment. Experience in preparing breakfast and lunch menus in a fast paced team oriented environment. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal communication skills. Professional demeanor. Ability to multi task and work with little supervision. Demonstrated ability to receive, respond, and follow through with written and oral University and Housing and Dining policies, procedures and work related instructions from supervisors, customers, and co-worker. Have and maintain a current ServSafe Certificate or current Travis County Food Handlers Card.

Salary Range

$29,120 + depending on qualifications

Working Conditions

  • Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished).

  • May work in extreme temperatures.

  • May work around biohazards.

  • May work around chemicals.

  • Use of manual dexterity.

  • Climbing of stairs.

  • Climbing of ladders.

  • Pushing, pulling and moving up to 50 pounds;

  • Lifting and moving up to 62 pounds.

  • The successful candidate will be required to successfully complete testing for strength and agility prior to employment.

Work Shift

  • Work days, hours and area may vary based upon the needs of Unit and Housing and Dining.

Required Materials

  • Resume/CV

  • 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor

  • Letter of interest

Important for applicants who are NOT current university employees or contingent workers: You will be prompted to submit your resume in the first step of the online job application process. Then, any additional Required Materials will be uploaded in the My Experience section; you can multi-select the additional files or click the Upload button for each file. Before submitting your online job application, ensure that ALL Required Materials have been uploaded. Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.

Important for Current university employees and contingent workers: As a current university employee or contingent worker, you MUST apply within Workday by searching for Find Jobs. Before you apply though, log-in to Workday, navigate to your Worker Profile, click the Career link in the left hand navigation menu and then update the sections in your Professional Profile. This information will be pulled in to your application. The application is one page and you will need to click the Upload button multiple times in order to attach your Resume, References and any additional Required Materials noted above.


Employment Eligibility:

Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval.


Retirement Plan Eligibility:

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.


Background Checks:

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.


Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


Pay Transparency:

The University of Texas at Austin 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.


Employment Eligibility Verification:

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form. You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.


E-Verify:

The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university's company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197. For more information about E-Verify, please see the following:

  • E-Verify Poster (English) [PDF]
  • E-Verify Poster (Spanish) [PDF]
  • Right To Work Poster (English) [PDF]
  • Right To Work Poster (Spanish) [PDF]

Compliance:

Employees may be required to report violations of law under Title IX and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). If this position is identified a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified and provided resources for reporting. Responsible employees under Title IX are defined and outlined in HOP-3031.

The Clery Act requires all prospective employees be notified of the availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety report. You may access the 2018 report here or obtain a copy at University Compliance Services, 1616 Guadalupe, Suite UTA 2.206, Austin, TX 78701.


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