HS Cook, Prescott Valley
Company: Northern Arizona Council of Governments
Location: Prescott Valley
Posted on: November 18, 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.
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
Prepares nutritious meals and snacks for Head Start children and
maintains complete and accurate records of the food service
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Plans menus with parents and center staff to meet nutritional
requirements of children.
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.
Supervises a Lunch Aide.
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
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
Benefits include: Agency Paid Health, Dental, Vision, Arizona State
Retirement (ASRS); Sick & Holiday Pay%5567804%
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