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Kitchen Assistant Taylor

Location

Georgetown, TX

Type

Full Time


                                               

Title:                            Kitchen Assistant         

Reports To:                 Site Manager, Meals on Wheels

EEO Category:             Service Worker

FLSA Status:               Non-Exempt (full time-30 hours per week)

Pay Grade:                  $9-11/hour

Job Last Updated:       April 26, 2018   

Approved By:              Human Resources


 Position Summary:

The Kitchen Assistant is responsible for assisting with coordination of food services for Head Start and the Meals on Wheels programs.  The role is responsible for assisting with food preparation, pick and delivery of food to multiple locations, cleaning serving are, kitchen and dishware.  The position reports to the Site Manager and operates under strict supervision with little latitude for the use of independent judgment, discretion and initiative.

 Essential Job Duties:

  • Assist with preparation of food for transportation to serving sites as directed by the cook and assistant cook.
  • Provide proper sanitation to all machinery, cooking instruments, utensils and general kitchen area.
  • Wash pots and pans and other dishes.
  • Assist with serving food.
  • Keep refrigerator, freezer and ice machine cleaned and freezers defrosted.
  • Label and date all leftovers.
  • Date all groceries.
  • Record refrigerator and freezer temperatures daily on log sheets.
  • Clean/operate industrial kitchen machinery, such as dishwasher, sealer, oven, etc.
  • Mop and sweep kitchen and dining area, sanitize areas such as counter tops, cabinets, handles, and refrigerators, bathrooms on a daily basis or as needed.
  • Provide assistance to the Lead Cook and Assistant Cook, volunteers or any other program staff as needed or requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers.
  • Ability to ensure compliance with regulatory agency requirements and policies.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and utilize effective time management techniques.
  • Ability to respect confidentiality at all times.
  • Ability to carry out multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to follow instructions furnished in verbal or written format.
  • Occasional use of a personal vehicle to deliver meals and pick up supplies will be necessary.

 Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Trainings:

  • High School Diploma or GED

Experience:

  • None

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Valid Texas Food Handlers Certificate or within 30 days of hire
  • Valid Texas driver’s license.

 Mental / Physical Tasks (F= Frequent, O=Occasional, R=Rarely):

F

Talking

O

Using personal computer

F

Listening

O

Sitting

F

Standing

F

Bending

F

Walking

F

Grasping/holding

 F

Lifting/carrying

 F

Moving heavy equipment (over 10 pounds)

F

Driving

 R

Using office equipment, stapler, telephone, etc.

 

Working Conditions:

  • Working in a fast paced environment with priorities and plans that may change rapidly.
  • Working on weekends, evenings and some holiday may be required.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Company Website: www.owcb-tx.org

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