Under general supervision plans, prepares and cooks meals and oversees serving and clean up for the MIT Cultural Program and Canoe Journey.
This list is intended only to illustrate the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position.
Equivalent to graduation from high school; Washington State Food Handler’s Permit and one (1) year of commercial cooking experience or experience preparing a variety of food in large quantities is required.
Special Requirements: Incumbents must pass a criminal background check, a drug screen and meet all health and immunization requirements required by federal, state or Tribal laws and regulations. All Head Start positions require obtaining satisfactory results on a pre-employment physical examination, including a tuberculosis screening. A valid Washington State driver’s license may be required for some positions at time of appointment or at a time set by the Tribe.
Knowledge of: Food planning and preparation and cooking. Food service equipment. Basic nutritional guidelines. Washington State Health and Fire codes. Food service, including menu preparation, ordering, taking inventory, quality control and preservation. Safety and sanitation procedures.
Skill in: Cooking, baking and serving high-quality, nutritious meals. Oral and written communications. Mathematics Record keeping. Working as a team member.
The working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this class. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, bend, reach, and lift, push or pull objects weighing up to 50 lbs. The employee is frequently exposed to high temperatures and liquids while cooking. The employee is occasionally exposed to freezing temperatures while storing and retrieving food from cold storage. The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit and talk or hear; and use hands to operate, finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.