The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit faith based organization, has a job opening for a Cook/Canteen Driver for the Huntsville, AL location.
JOB SUMMARY: Plans, prepares, cooks and serves nutritional meals and snacks in accordance with established guidelines and schedules; ensures all meals are prepared and served in a safe and presentable manner; cleans kitchen facilities, equipment, and appliances; maintains inventory of kitchen supplies and food in a neat and orderly manner.
Drives a canteen truck to deliver meals to the homeless.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of proper cooking methods and procedures. Knowledge of meal planning techniques. Knowledge of acceptable food storage and cleaning techniques. Ability to cook nutritional, tasteful, and safe food for large groups in a timely manner. Ability to properly clean kitchen appliances and utensils. Ability to order food and kitchen supplies in an economical manner and to maintain an adequate level of inventory.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent and one year experience cooking for large groups, and six months experience driving a vehicle, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Valid Driver's License.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language. Ability to cook, taste, and smell food. Ability to drive a canteen truck in compliance with local and state regulations. Duties are usually performed by frequent walking and/or standing, kneeling, or squatting relieved by lesser periods of sitting. Work is performed in a normal kitchen environment where there may be limited physical discomforts associated with working around hot stoves/ovens or cold freezers. Work requires driving a vehicle and working outdoors where there may be physical discomforts associated with driving in heavy traffic and changes in weather.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
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- Job Family ALM-NON-EXEMPT
- Job Function Food Service
- Pay Type Hourly
- Job Start Date Monday, January 3, 2022
- Huntsville, AL 2114 Oakwood Ave. 35810, 2114 Oakwood Ave, Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America