The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith based organization, has a job opening for a full-time Cook I position for the Morgantown, WV Corps in the Potomac Division.
Under the general supervision of the Corps Officer, the Cook I prepare, 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; and maintains kitchen supply and food inventory, in a neat and orderly manner.
Education and Experience
High School Diploma or G.E.D. And one (1) year of experience working in a kitchen preferred; And three (3) years of experience planning, purchasing, and cooking meals for large groups with experience working in a supervisory capacity; OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Licenses and Certifications
Valid State Driver’s License
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Follows and ensures adherence to The Salvation Army Policies and Procedures. Interacts professionally in all contact with the public and Salvation Army Officers and staff. Abides by The Salvation Army Policies and Procedures and has an acceptance of Salvation Army philosophy and mission.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of food preparation and management. Knowledge of proper cooking methods and procedures. Knowledge of meal planning techniques. Knowledge of acceptable food storage and cleaning techniques. Ability to lead, motivate, and monitor the work of co-workers. 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. Ability to ensure kitchen operations conform to local, state, and federal health regulations. Ability to operate and generally maintain all office equipment. This would include, but is not limited to the copier, fax machine and computers. Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language and do basic math. Ability to think, concentrate, and learn. Ability to cook, taste and smell food.
Mental and Physical Abilities
Work requires the ability to stand, talk, hear, walk, sit, use fingers, tools, or controls; and frequently required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
Work requires the ability to lift and carry and/or push/pull heavy (50-100+ lbs.) materials, supplies and equipment frequently. Heavy mobility duties are usually performed by combinations of standing, walking, climbing ladders or steps, bending, reaching, or transporting merchandise on frequent change basis relieved by fewer periods of sitting or operating a vehicle.
Work will involve some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.
Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises. And work with sharp and potentially dangerous equipment daily.
The worker will work safely and effectively with all kitchen equipment.
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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*Application Submittal Period: 01/05/2022 - 03/09/2022
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.
- Job Family PMC-NON-EXEMPT
- Job Function Food Service
- Pay Type Hourly
- Min Hiring Rate $11.00
- Required Education High School
- Morgantown, WV 1264 University Ave. 26505, 1264 UNIVERSITY AVE, Morgantown, West Virginia, United States of America