Lead Cook- Kingsport TN
Plans, prepares, cooks, and serves nutritional meals and snacks in accordance with established guidelines and schedules; ensures all meals are prepared and served in a safe and presentable manner; cleans kitchen facilities, equipment, and appliances; maintains inventory of kitchen supplies and food in a neat and orderly manner; assigns, instructs and monitors work of other Cooks and Kitchen Assistants.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of proper cooking methods and procedures. Knowledge of meal planning techniques. Knowledge of acceptable food storage and cleaning techniques. Ability to assign, instruct, train, and monitor the work of other kitchen staff. Ability to cook nutritional, tasteful, and safe food for large groups in a timely manner. Ability to properly clean kitchen appliances and utensils. Ability to order food and kitchen supplies in an economical manner and to maintain an adequate level of inventory.
Education and Experience
One year experience working in a kitchen preferred, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
Ability to meet attendance requirements, Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language, Ability to withstand prolonged heat exposure. Ability to maintain personal cleanliness. Work requires the ability to lift and carry and/or push/pull moderately heavy (25-50lbs.) materials, supplies, and equipment. Moderate mobility: duties are usually performed by combinations of sitting, standing, and walking on a frequent change basis. Ability to cook, taste, and smell food.
All employees recognize The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
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Application Submittal Period: 9/28/2021 – 10/12/21
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
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- Job Family KT-NON-EXEMPT
- Job Function Food Service
- Pay Type Hourly
- Kingsport, TN, USA