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Cook I

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University of West Georgia
Location
UWG Recruiting Location

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Four-Year Institution
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Job Title: Cook I
Location: UWG Recruiting Location
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Job ID: 232432
About Us

Welcome to one of the most dynamic universities in the nation.

Since 1906, UWG has been home to those who are eager to take their own path, learn, and grow. With more than 13,400 students and 85+ programs, we've come a long way since then. Today, we're a regional powerhouse with locations in Carrollton, Douglasville, and Newnan, Georgia, making a difference in the lives of our students, our neighbors, and the world. The one thing that's never changed: Amazing things happen when you Go West.

Becoming UWG
Becoming is about what we grow to be. UWG is positioning for Success in the 21st Century, introducing Strategic Priorities to help shape a comprehensive blueprint for our university. Relevance, Competitiveness and Placemaking serve as the pillars for the future of the institution. Learn more at https://www.westga.edu/becominguwg/index.php.

UWG Commitment Statement
Dedicating ourselves to the curation of a first-choice university.

Department Information Come work for DineWest, UWG’s self-operated dining service where you will gain valuable experience, competitive pay, and a meal with every shift that you work.

UWG offers excellent benefits including health, vision, dental, life as well as excellent retirement benefits. There are multiple locations across campus including Chick Fil A, Starbucks, catering, concessions and dining halls. Learn to prepare food, become a barista at Starbucks, manage a cash register, and perform inventory functions and reconciliation. You can gain skills that will go with you the as you progress through your career. Learn how to deliver “Excellent Customer Service and Hospitality”, how to ensure compliance with food safety and sanitation standards, how to prepare and serve food and much more.

Come join our team and take the next step in your career.

Job Summary

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.

Proposed Salary

$13.00 per hour min

Conditions of Employment 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.

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, codified at 20 USC 1092 (f) as a part of the Higher Education Act of 1965, is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose certain timely and annual information about campus crime and security policies.

It is always the policy of the University of West Georgia Police Department to provide to the public an annual campus security report and comply with the federal law known as the Clery Act.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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.

Organization

The University of West Georgia is a leading residential, doctoral comprehensive university that offers a broad undergraduate and graduate curriculum based on a liberal arts foundation. UWG enrolls more than 10,600 students, including an active international student population from more than 80 countries.university_of_west_georgia1.jpg

The university takes its mission of "Educational Excellence in a Personal Environment" seriously and is nationally recognized for the access to research opportunities and technology it provides to undergraduates. It has been named a Best Southeastern College by the Princeton Review for five years in a row and one of America's Best Value Colleges for 2007 and 2008.

university_of_west_georgia2.jpgUWG currently offers 109 programs of study, including 56 bachelor's and 40 master's and specialist degrees, two doctorates and 11 certificates, as well as Georgia's only Honors College. A third doctoral degree and a new master's degree have been approved by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents. The Ed.D. in Professional Counseling and Supervision will begin in the summer of 2009, and a Masters in Arts in Criminology will begin in Fall 2008. Gifted high-school-age students can earn high school and college credit through the Advanced Academy of Georgia, one of only 15 U.S. residential college-early-entrance programs.university_of_west_georgia3.jpg

The Graduate School has one of the highest percentages of students enrolled in graduate classes in the University System. Undergraduates have nationally acclaimed access to research opportunities, and instruction is enhanced by faculty member research that is supported by more than $2.2 million in grants.

Only 50 miles west of Atlanta, Georgia, UWG offers a complete college experience featuring residence hall living, intercollegiate athletics and more than 100 student organizations on a beautiful, wooded 375-acre campus.

 

 

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