Job Title: Cook I
Location: UWG Recruiting Location
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 226351
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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.
$10.78 minimum $12.93 midpoint hourlyConditions of Employment
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Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and stand for long periods of time.