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For more information about UWG, visit https://www.westga.edu/about-uwg/Classification TitleCookPosition TypeStaffDepartmentFood ServicesPosition TitleCook IPosition NumberS00073PDPay Grade RangeNature of Work
Prepares food and performs general cooking duties for the dining halls and/ or catering events and performs other preparation and sanitation duties as required.Required Qualifications
High school diploma or GED and one year experience working in institutional or commercial cooking operation; or no high school / GED diploma and three years’ work experience in institutional or commercial cooking operation. Must be a team player and have excellent customer service skills.Preferred Qualifications
1-2 years high volume institutional cook experience. Technical training in commercial food service preferred. Knowledge of proper food preparation and storage. Knowledge of safe temperatures for serving food and storage of refrigerated and frozen storage of raw and cooked foods.
Knowledge of principles of food sanitation, health hazards, and the necessary precautionary measures. Ability to operate standard cooking equipment, and to use kitchen, and cooking utensils for large-scale food preparation.
Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions concerning food preparation and service. Ability to coordinate and supervise the work of food service workers. Knife skills experience preferred.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and stand for long periods of time.Does this position require any special certification/ license? If yes, please specify.N/AWork HoursNotice to Applicants
Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.
It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia.s affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.Posting Detail Information Posting NumberS01159PPosting Date05/16/2019Closing Date09/21/2019Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to ApplicantSupplemental Questions
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