Faith Mission Shelter Building - Columbus, OH
Responsible for preparation, cooking, and serving of proper portions of entree food items in accordance with planned menus and recipes. Responsible for appropriate use of facility supplies and equipment to minimize loss, waste, and fraud; proper storage of leftover food according to established procedures; and inventory and stock rotation.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Ensure meals are appetizing and nutritionally balanced
Utilize proper food storage techniques
Coordinate and assist volunteer efforts
Comply with sanitation procedures of state and facility
Ensure a clean and sanitary work area and clean equipment after use
Accept, properly log, and store donations including marking date and item
Use First In First Out technique for food storage to ensure lack of waste
Supports the Mission, Values and Vision of Faith Mission/LSS and is knowledgeable of client rights and ensures an atmosphere which allows for the respect, dignity and well-being of all clients in a safe, secure environment.
Plan food production to coordinate with meal serving hours so that excellence, quality, temperature, and appearance of food is preserved
Supports, cooperates with, and implements specific procedures and programs for: Safety, including universal precautions and safe work practices, established fire/safety/disaster plans, risk management, and security, report and/or correct unsafe working conditions, equipment repair and maintenance needs
Keep work area neat and clean at all times; clean and maintain equipment used in food preparation.
Supports and participates in common teamwork: Cooperates and works together with all co-workers; plan and complete job duties with minimal supervisory direction, including appropriate judgment
Completes requirements for in-service training, acceptable attendance, uniform and dress codes including personal hygiene
Perform all other duties as assigned
High school diploma or equivalent required
Minimum of one year cooking experience required
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Must be able to work with and for a diverse group of people
Must be knowledgeable in quantity cooking procedures and principles
Must be knowledgeable of cooking characteristics of various types of meat, fish, fowl, and other entree ingredients
Have a good knowledge of modified diets, and the preparation of these food items
Must be able to read, understand, write, and speak English
Must be able to stand for long periods of time with ability to use stairs regularly
Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs
Must be able to taste and smell food to determine quality and palatability
Seeing: read reports and use computer
Speaking & Hearing: communication with clients and co-workers
Lifting/Pushing/Pulling up to 25 lbs
Lifting/Pushing/Pulling 25-50 lbs
Lifting/Pushing/Pulling 50-100 lbs
Lifting/Pushing/Pulling over 100 lbs
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: write, type, use phones, etc...
Sitting for extended periods of time
Busy shelter environment with regular contact with homeless individuals. Temperatures may fluctuate in kitchen area. Physical position requiring regular lifting, standing and use of stairs.
LSSCO is an EOE. M/D/V/F