COOK/HOUSEKEEPER, PART-TIME 50% - 40000756

Date: Jul 12, 2024

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27704

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

 

DEPARTMENT:       

YOUTH HOME

DATE POSTED:            

JUNE 13, 2024

CLOSING DATE:           

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

HIRING RANGE:

$19.44 - $22.34

POSITION NUMBER:            

40000756

JOB TYPE:

PART-TIME, 50% FTE

 

**This posting is subject to close without prior notification.**

 

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

 

Performs responsible semi‑skilled work in cooking meals and maintaining the County youth home; does related work as required.

 

Work is performed under immediate supervision.

 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the position as necessary.

 

  • Provide nutritionally adequate meals meeting Federal Child Nutrition Program meal patterns and dietary standards.
  • Prepares and cooks meats, vegetables, and other foods in accordance with menu.
  • Operates standard cooking equipment, such as ranges, mixers, food choppers, deep fryers, and refrigerators.
  • Plans menus: estimates need for and orders food supplies.
  • Cleans kitchen and equipment, washes dishes.
  • Maintain required records, production records, HACCP binders, daily meal participation.
  • Washes aprons, towels, and other kitchen linens.
  • Performs other custodial tasks as required.
  • Receives and stocks food supplies, maintains sanitary standards.
  • Participates in serving food and in cleaning dining facilities.
  • Performs related tasks as related.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

  • Thorough knowledge of materials and methods used in preparing meats, breads, and other foods on a large scale, and of the use and care of utensils and equipment.
  • General knowledge of food values and nutrition.
  • Skills in cutting and carving meat.
  • Ability to perform housekeeping and custodial work.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

 

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

 

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of eleventh grade and considerable experience in cooking foods in large quantities and in housekeeping duties.

 

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

 

  • Proper health certification. 

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Proper health certification in serve safe or other food safety certification program.
  • The ability to maintain the work area and meet health inspections guidelines.
  • Knowledge of Child Nutritions Federal guidelines and regulations
  • NC Drivers License

 

 

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANCE:

 

Durham County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires Durham County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

 

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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