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Posting NumberS05161PWorking TitleCOOK IIDepartmentAuxiliary Village SummitAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websitedining.uga.eduPosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRSEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleFull/Part timeFull TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

This position offers a 40 hour work week.
Hours and schedule may vary and include evenings and weekends.

Advertised Salary$ 13.555769 / hrPosting Date08/26/2020Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date09/09/2020Special Instructions to Applicants

Weekend work is required at this location.
For application status updates/inquiries, call (706) 542-4386

Location of VacancyAthens Area EEO Policy Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Classification TitleService/Maintenance WorkerFLSAJob FamilyFood ServicesFTE1.00Minimum Qualifications

Requires are least a high school diploma or equivalent. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred QualificationsPosition Summary

Supervises and participates in the work of preparing a large volume of meats, vegetables, and other foods. Consults with supervisor to determine best methods of preparation for individual food items. Assists in planning menus and devising means of using leftover foods. Prepares special foods for banquets and other occasions. Gives special attention to overall appearance of food prepared.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Thorough knowledge of the materials, methods & equipment used in food preparation on a large scale.
Considerable knowledge of health hazards in food preparation & service & knowledge of precautionary measures.
Ability to work from written menus and standard recipes.
Ability to plan, lay out & assign work to a staff of skilled and unskilled kitchen workers in a manner conductive to full performance & high moral.
Ability to keep accurate records of all foods used.
Ability to work long hours standing.

Physical Demands

Light to heavy lifting.
Work long hours standing.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?NoIs this a Position of Trust?NoDoes this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)NoCredit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



Directs and maintains highest standards of safety & sanitation in assigned areas.
Inspects refrigerators and the work of other cooks to prevent food waste.
Supervises and participates in the cleaning of kitchen, storeroom, and refrigerators.

Percentage of time30Duties/Responsibilities

Completes computerized production sheets including:
Reading production sheet carefully before starting each meal.
Recording on computer production sheet total weight of foods prepared.
Recording the time of menu run-outs on production sheets.

Percentage of time30Duties/Responsibilities

Operates standard cooking equipment such as:
Mixing machine, steam cookers, toasters, food choppers, refrigerators, baking ovens, and stoves.

Percentage of time20Duties/Responsibilities

Assists in training of new employees.
Cooperates in establishing good relationships with all UGA Food Service personnel.

Percentage of time10Duties/Responsibilities

Performs related duties as assigned by management.

Percentage of time10Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  2. * Are you available to work weekends?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you willing to walk, climb stairs, balance, stoop, bend, and squat frequently, work with hands above head, and work from an standard and/or extended ladder or other raised surface throughout your shift?
    • No Response
    • No
    • Yes
  4. * Are you available to work in the evening (6 pm to 10 pm)?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume/CV
    2. Cover Letter




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    Posted: 8/27/2020
    Application Due: 10/26/2020
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