Job Description The Cook assists with coordinating daily operational activities, within budgeted resources, to achieve optimal client satisfaction in food and nutrition operations within the Child Development Center. As well as, supervising children according to required childcare licensing standards. Ensure the safe coordination of activities provided with in the Boys & Girls Clubs five core program areas. Efforts will result in quality childcare with high energy level and activity level that is positive and inviting to all families.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: • Prepares and slices food for cooking, cuts food into serving portions. • Knowledge of the methods, practices, laws, and regulations relating to proper heating and serving of foods in large quantities required. • Responsible for inspecting food daily; food deliveries, checking ovens, refrigerators, freezers, and all equipment, for proper temperatures. • Must assure that regulations pertaining to sanitation and food safety practices are maintained. • Unloads food deliveries, sorts and stores received goods and reports supply shortages. • Conduct basic inventory needs and record keeping assignments. • Wipes counters, clean and sanitizes equipment, refrigerators, freezers, sweeps and mops floors, daily laundry, and performs other routine cleaning/sanitation tasks. • Carries trays, baskets, containers, utensils and food items from one location to another as necessary • Maintain cleanliness, organization and safety of kitchen and pantry according to club standards and health regulations, utilizing proper cleaning and maintenance tools / personnel • Prepare monthly meal plans no later than one week prior, for supervisor approval • Prepare daily meals for delivery to classrooms for family-style dining • Serve meals and snacks according to CACFP and MOA guidelines and regulations • Follow and maintain all required CACFP record keeping guidelines and procedures • Attend a minimum of 4 CACFP mandatory trainings per calendar year • Accurately record hours worked and complete timesheet by required payroll deadline • Demonstrate flexibility to changing priorities and assume additional duties as required • Operate passenger vans, which requires adhering to applicable state transportation and federal motor vehicle safety regulations and Boys & Girls Clubs transportation policies/procedures, participation in drug and alcohol screening program, and responsibility for daily and weekly vehicle safety inspections and mileage readings.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. • High School diploma or graduation equivalency degree (GED); with one year food service experience in the area of general food preparation, proper food handling and safety, and sanitation required. • Previous food service experience preferred. Work experience must evidence ability to perform essential job junctions. • Ability to work independently in a fast paced work environment within limited time constraints, essential. • Ability to operate kitchen equipment safely, required. • Must be proficient in basic English (both oral and written), and basic math, adding, subtracting and multiplication. • Ability to prepare simple reports and record sheets. • Knowledge of sanitation practices and ability to learn food service practices and procedures. • Ability to lift as required for the job [i.e., heavy cases, large baskets, institutional size buckets, etc. – up to fifty (50) pounds.] • Ability to communicate effectively with coworkers, students, supervisors, and other personnel. • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others required. • Must pass and maintain Serv-Safe certification. • Excellent customer service skills • Above average problem solving skills • Consistent, dependable, enthusiastic and flexible • Must pass criminal records check. • Current First Aid/CPR certification. • Must be 21 years of age or older. • Current Alaska driver’s license and proof of personal automobile insurance. • Good driving record and three years driving experience.
If you meet these qualifications, please apply. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an online application.
This is a regular, full-time position, 40hrs/wk, $13.00 - $14.00/hr DOE/Q with a competitive benefits package.
Position is open until filled by a qualified candidate.
About Boys & Girls Clubs - Alaska Boys & Girls Clubs provide safe facility-based recreation and social development programs for children and youth ages 7 through 18. Club programs are designed to meet the strengths, interests, and needs of young people to foster academic success, leadership, and healthy lifestyles. Boys & Girls Club Child Development Center also offers an enrichment program that provides a safe, healthy, nurturing, and responsive childcare setting for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old. With a special emphasis on a variety of educational opportunities that reflect a child’s individual and group needs. Focus is placed on those activities that develop self-confidence, self-expression, positive social interactions, and self-reliance. Staff members are trained in early childhood development and offer the children support, encouragement, and consistency.