Cook

Company Name:
State of Arkansas
Job Details
COOK
Agency: Arkansas Department of Human Services
Office:
Section:
Date Posted: 05/09/2014
Posting Expires: 05/15/2014
Summary
The Cook is responsible for preparing food items and maintaining and cleaning the kitchen work area. This position is governed state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Typical Functions
Gathers, weighs, measures, and mixes ingredients according to recipe directions. Prepares special/modified diet meals, as prescribed by physician. Washes and cuts fresh vegetables for cooking or for salad bar use. Loads food carts for delivery to on site units and unloads and cleans food carts after meals. Operates food preparation equipment such as: blender, chopper, mixer, oven, stove, deep fryer, grill, slicer and food grater. Cleans work area and equipment by sweeping and mopping floors, washing cooking utensils, counters, tables and appliances, rinsing dishes, and loading/unloading dishwashing machine. Inspects food preparation and serving areas for safe and sanitary food handling practices. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of food preparation and cooking methods. Knowledge of sanitation and safety requirements of a food service facility. Ability to understand and follow recipes and oral instructions. Ability to operate food preparation equipment and utensils. Ability to read, write, and follow instructions.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
High school education or equivalent; plus six months of experience in institutional cooking or related area. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Preferred Qualifications
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Agency Specific Information
Division Name
Division of Developmental Disabilities Services
Hiring Official
Jennifer Ethridge
Special Work Condition
Special Application Information
Applicant must submit an official transcript by mail as a supplement to applications ONLY FOR FAMILY SERVICE WORKER positions. Transcripts will remain in file for future FAMILY SERVICE WORKER applications.
For all applications submitted for a continuously advertised class code. YOU WILL BE PROMPTED FOR THIS INFORMATION WHEN SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION ON-LINE. This addendum includes your preferences for the county(ies) and divisions you are willing to work. Please list only the counties in which you would be interested in working. Statewide designations will not be accepted.
Continuously advertised classifications, are intended to allow DHS to keep available a pool of qualified applicants should a position open.
Continuous applications will remain on file for 60 days.
All DHS applicants must complete drug screening, as outlined in DHS Policy 1087, prior to being hired.
Applications are prescreened according to the state application, addenda, r sum , transcript, licenses and any other information that you submit. (With the exception of transcripts, do not submit references, certificates, or other documents; bring them to your interview.) Therefore, it is important that you submit complete and accurate information and that you complete the application form according to instructions. List all prior work experience, including military service, beginning with your most recent employment. (Include all experience, even if you do not believe that experience to be relevant to the position for which you are applying.) You may include volunteer or unpaid work as part of your work history; however, you should include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties.
When submitting your State Application, you may refer to your r sum for the Employment History if your r sum includes all the information requested in the Employment History section of the state application (month and year employment began and ended, weekly hours worked, etc.).
Inadequate completion of your job history will adversely impact your comparison with other candidates.
False, misleading, or incomplete statements may result in disciplinary action and possible termination.
Benefit Package May Include: Health & Life Insurance, Vacation & Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Credit Union Available, Retirement, Career Bonus, and Deferred Compensation.
Job Details
Position No.: 22103189
Class Code: S086C
Grade: C104
Salary Range: $17,102.00 - $26,144.00 per year
Background
check required? Yes
Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: CONWAY
Job County/Region: Faulkner
Contact Information
Contact name: DHS Recruitment
Phone
Email: DHS.
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