Cook I

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Cook I


Auxiliary Oglethorpe

About 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 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 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.

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Benefits Eligibility:

Benefits Eligible

Full/Part time:

Full Time

Additional Schedule Information:

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

Advertised Salary:

$ 12.974807 /hr

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

For application status updates/inquiries, call (706) 542-7763.

FLSA: Non-exempt

Location of Vacancy:

Athens 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 Title:

Service/Maintenance Worker

Job Family:

Food Services



Minimum 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.

Position Summary:

Skilled cooking work in the preparation of foods for a Dining Commons. Work involves the general preparation and cooking of a variety of foods, or the specialized preparations of meats and vegetables. Work involves responsibility of neatness and cleanliness in preparing food, and for adherence to prescribed schedules. Works under the supervision of a Cook 2 or Chef.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

Considerable knowledge of the materials, methods, and equipment used in food preparation on a large scale. Knowledge of health hazards in food preparation. Ability to read and write and perform basic math skills.

Successful completion of a department sponsored food safety training program within 6 months of hire.

Physical Demands:

Move loads up to 50 lbs, unloading and stocking products; push/pull activity with products weighing up to 30 lbs; perform duties with repetitive motion of wrists, arm, and shoulder, possess hand and finger coordination; reach, climb, balance, crouch, twist, crawl, and kneel; and work in noisy, hot/cold environments with chemicals, cleaning equipment, dust, fumes, and odors. Work long hours standing.

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Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:


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Credit 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.


Prepares a wide variety of meats, fowl, fish & vegetables for lunch and dinner. Prepares dishes including eggs, bacon, hot cereal, stews, souffles, and similar courses.

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Operates standard cooking equipment such as mixing machines, steam cookers, toasters, food choppers, refrigerators, baking ovens, and stoves.

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Supervises and participates in the work of cleaning kitchens, refrigerators, and storerooms; instructs and leads workers assisting in the preparation of food. Complete computerized production sheets in a neat and timely manner. Performs related work as assigned by management.

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Posted: 5/2/2021
Application Due: 7/31/2021
Work Type: Full Time