HS Cook, Prescott Valley
Company: Northern Arizona Council of Governments
Location: Prescott Valley
Posted on: November 19, 2022
$13.09/hr, 40 hrs/wk, 41 wks/yr NACOG offers staff the following
paid time off: NACOG offers 19 paid Holidays (includes Winter Break
and Spring Break) for all 9 month staff.
Staff have the option to earn additional paid days off by
participating in the Wellness Program.
NACOG adheres to the Arizona State Sick Leave Law. SUMMARY In
compliance with Federal Law, all persons hired will be required to
verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to
complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon
hire. Prepares nutritious meals and snacks for Head Start children
and maintains complete and accurate records of the food service
program. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Plans menus with
parents and center staff to meet nutritional requirements of
Orders or purchases food for the menus within budgetary
Prepares meals and snacks from the approved menu.
Serves the food in a family style setting and eats with the
Practices safety and sanitation in preparation and storage of
Cleans and maintains the food preparation and storage areas and
Participates in classroom cooking experiences.
Prepares all necessary records and reports.
Participates in general and center staff meetings and in parent
Recruits parents to participate in menu planning and to act as
Participates in training programs and workshops.
Posts weekly menus, list of vendors and weekly work schedules for
Cook and Lunch Aide.
Observes required health and safety rules.
Performs related duties, as assigned. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Supervises a Lunch Aide. QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job
successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential
duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Education and/or Experience Experience and training equivalent to
graduation from high school and one year of nutrition and food
preparation experience. Experience and training planning and
preparing nutritious meals for the Head Start children, assuring
that one-third of the daily nutritional needs are met. The cook is
responsible for purchasing and storing food, keeping sanitary
standards, and record keeping. The cook participates in all staff
and center meetings and training. The cook works under general
supervision of the Center Director after the requirements have been
learned. Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Knowledge of food
preparation, safe storage and sanitation. Genuine care and respect
for children and their needs. Physical condition adequate to meet
the physical and emotional demands of assigned duties. Ability to
maintain effective working relationships with people of varied
social, cultural, and educational backgrounds. Must be bondable.
Other Skills and Abilities Certificates and Licenses Current, valid
Arizona Drivers License. Obtain Department of Public Safety
Fingerprint Clearance Card Obtain Food Mangers or Food Managers
certification as required by the County Health Department PHYSICAL
DEMANDS and WORK ENVIRONMENT The physical demands and work
environment characteristics described here are representative of
those that must be met, or are encountered, by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While
performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally
exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work
environment is usually moderate. Reasonable accommodation may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions of this position. Benefits include: Agency Paid
Health, Dental, Vision, Arizona State Retirement (ASRS); Sick &
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