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COOK/HOUSEKEEPER - 40000756

Date: Jul 5, 2019

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:            

March 11, 2019

CLOSING DATE:           

Until Filled

SALARY MIN:  

$15.00 

SALARY MAX:

$22.34 

POSITION NUMBER:            

40000756 

JOB TYPE:

Part-Time 

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:

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.

TYPICAL TASKS:

  • Assists Cottage parents with receiving and processing children;
  • 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;
  • Cleans living quarters, sleeping rooms, bathrooms and other facilities;
  • Washes clothes and bed linens, performs light grounds keeping duties;
  • 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 required.

KNOWLEDGES, 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 and USDA Child Nutrition programs highly recommended; skills in cutting and carving meat; ability to perform housekeeping and custodial work; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.  Must have the ability to work in a secure detention setting and adhere to established proptocals related to safety and security.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

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

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

Proper health certification in serve safe or other food safety certification program.

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh

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