Under the Food Service Manager's guidance, the cook prepares meals in large quantities to serve 200 or more persons. Prepares meal choices for individuals with specific dietary restrictions or needs. Directs the work of kitchen assistants. Maintains a food preparation, service, and storage environment that complies with NYS Department of Health regulations.
Must meet age requirements for the position set by the NYS Department of Health (minimum 18 years of age)
Possess a current Suffolk County Department of Health Food Managers Certificate.
1-2 years previous experience with increasing responsibility in a kitchen.
Knowledge of generally accepted nutrition guidelines.
Able to operate commercial kitchen equipment.
Able to lift 20-50 lbs.
Ability to work flexible hours, which may include evenings and weekends, as appropriate.
Training or education as a chef or cook. Experience as a camp cook.
Management - 30%
Ensure that foodservice operations comply with the camp safety plan's requirements submitted to the Suffolk County Department of Health.
Monitor temperatures for refrigeration, dishwashing, and food preparation.
Ensure cleanliness of food preparation and delivery areas.
Ensure that campers and staff follow handwashing procedures before each meal.
Ensure that staff assisting with food service use tongs, gloves, or other hand barriers.
With Food Service Manager, direct and supervise kitchen assistants by providing instructions and inspecting work for adherence to instructions.
Check and confirm food order deliveries and rotate stock as needed
Coordination/Operation - 65%
Prepare, serve and store food products using recognized safe handling procedures.
Prepare meals that meet dietary guidelines and make reasonable accommodations for dietary restrictions and special needs.
Communicate with program staff and parents explaining food preparation and service procedures when necessary.
Prepare menus and meals in consultation with the Food Service Manager
Sanitize kitchen surfaces and equipment regularly throughout the day.
Report any accidents or injuries to the Health Center Director or Camp Director immediately.
Maintain required temperatures for refrigeration, dishwashing, and food preparation.
With Food Service Manager, assist with distributing work assignments, providing instructions, and inspecting work for adherence to instructions.
Professional Improvement - 5%
Prepare for and actively participate in staff training and meetings.
Participate in staff evaluation processes as instructed.
Collaborate in activities that are in general support of Cornell Cooperative Extension and perform other duties as assigned.
Health and Safety - Applied to all duties and functions.
Support the Association to maintain a safe living and working environment.
Be familiar with and strive to follow any applicable federal, state, local regulations, Association health and safety policy/procedure/requirement and standard.
Act proactively to prevent accidents/injuries and communicate hazards to supervisors when identified.
EEO/EPO and Policy - Applied to all duties and functions.
Appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers, and the public.
Assist the Cornell Cooperative Extension system in reaching out to diverse audiences.
Aware of and adhered to the established Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Suffolk County policies, procedures, and Cornell Cooperative Extension Skills for Success.
Contribute to the organization's overall success by performing all assigned duties professionally, timely, and accurately.
Equal Opportunity Employment
Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO,
Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
Salary: $20.00 per hour (for full summer)
Benefits: No Benefits
Date Position Available: June 1, 2021 - September 3, 2021
HOW TO APPLY:
Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will remain open until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained.
Applicants need to:
Attach/upload a resume to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. Attach/upload a cover letter to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. Attach/upload contacts info for three references to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format.
In the "Experience" section of your application, use the Paperclip icon to search for file(s) or use the "Drop Files Here" box to manually drag document(s) into your application. Once the application is submitted, you will not be able to change your submission or add attachments.
External Applicants: (including current employees of other Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations), please refer to the Applying for a Job (External Candidate) document for additional guidance.
Internal Applicants: Current employees of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association indicated in this job posting are considered internal applicants; please refer to the Applying for a Job (Internal Candidate) document for additional guidance.
The Association may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and employees to perform their essential functions. If you require an accommodation to participate in the selection process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Administrative Systems at (607) 255-6120 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and New York State residents. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.
Association Camp Temporary
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Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.
Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
Notice to Applicants: Please read the required Notice to Applicants statement. This notice contains important information about applying for a position at Cornell Cooperative Extension as well as some of your rights and responsibilities as an applicant.
Internal Number: WDR-00025125
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