11-205 - Cook (Part-Time) - CAS/ Alegria-Zahn

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The Salvation Army USA Western Territory
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Los Angeles, CA
recency icon Posted 09-11-2023

Job Description

DescriptionMission Statement The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination. Position Summary Working with the Operation Manager and based on guidelines from the Dietician, the Cook will plan for and prepare three daily nutritious meals and one snack for the residents at Zahn Family Shelter. The Cook will also maintain the cleanliness and sanitation of all food preparation areas. Additionally, the Cook will assist with ordering and inventory keeping. Rate Of Pay $16.00/hr. Essential Functions Prepare breakfast, sack lunch and dinner for Zahn residents. Responsible for the quality and presentation of the meals. Follow the preset, posted menus, respecting various mealtimes so that no more than 15 hours elapse between dinner and breakfast the next day. If needed, prepare modified meals according to Dietician's guidelines and Physician's orders for individual residents or children. Responsible for effective time management to ensure quality control, cleanness and sanitation, following the Health Department Time and Temperature guidelines. Responsible for effective food preparation and portioning for cost control. Keep all food preparation areas and equipment clean and sanitary at all times. Maintain sinks, floors drains and storage areas clean and orderly. Organize and rotate storage, using F.I.F.O. method. Monitor equipment temperature as well as holding temperature. Report any discrepancy to Supervisor immediately. Maintain regular inventory. Provide Operation Manager with a list of items to be ordered weekly, including disposable wares and cleaning supplies. Attend scheduled in-service, workshops and staff meeting as requested by the Operation Manager. Maintain good working relations with all members of the staff, The Salvation Army representatives, volunteers and visitors from other agencies. Minimum Qualifications One year cooking in an institutional or residential setting or equivalent experience. Knowledge of the Health Department Sanitation Time and Temperature rules. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred. Must pass criminal background check Skills, Knowledge & Abilities Must be culturally sensitive and non-judgmental Knowledge and sensitivity regarding issues of homelessness and/or HIV/AIDS Ability to work independently as well as with the team and organize food purchases, proper receiving and storage, food preparation and cleaning. QualificationsExperience1 years: Cooking In An Institutional Or Residential Setting Or Equivalent Experience. (required)Licenses & CertificationsFood Handler's Card (required)Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)