The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has a job opening for a Lead Cook for the Sarasota County Area Command located in Sarasota, Florida.
Plans, prepares, cooks and serves nutritional meals and snacks in accordance with established guidelines and schedules; ensures all meals are prepared and served in a safe and presentable manner; cleans kitchen facilities, equipment, and appliances; maintains inventory of kitchen supplies and food in a neat and orderly manner. Assigns, instructs and monitors work of other cooks and food service workers.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of proper cooking methods and procedures.
Knowledge of meal planning techniques.
Knowledge of acceptable food storage and cleaning techniques.
Ability to assign, instruct, train, and monitor the work of other kitchen staff.
Ability to cook nutritional, tasteful, and safe food for large groups in a timely manner.
Ability to properly clean kitchen appliances and utensils.
Ability to order food and kitchen supplies in an economical manner and to maintain an adequate level of inventory.
Ability to drive Salvation Army trucks to pick up food.
Ability to unload and put away food.
Education and Experience
High School diploma or equivalent,
Three years experience cooking food for large groups with some experience coordinating the work of other kitchen staff,
any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
Ability to meet attendance requirements.
Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.
Ability to cook, taste, and smell food.
Ability to lift and carry moderately heavy (25-50 lbs.) materials, supplies, and equipment frequently.
Duties are usually performed by frequent walking and/or standing, kneeling, or squatting relieved by lesser periods of sitting.
Work is performed in a normal kitchen environment where there may be limited physical discomforts associated with working around hot stoves/ovens or cold freezers.
All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!
- Job Family FL-NON-EXEMPT
- Job Function Food Service
- Pay Type Hourly
- Min Hiring Rate $14.28
- Required Education High School
- Sarasota, FL 1400 Tenth St. 34236, 1400 Tenth St, Sarasota, Florida, United States of America