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Cook

Department of Correctional Services - 1st Judicial

  • Location: Waterloo, IA
  • Post Date: 9/9/2018
  • Job Type: FULL TIME
  • Job Level: Entry-Level

COOK

Performs routine cooking and cleaning tasks in the preparation and serving of meals for residents in a community corrections facility. Performs related work as required. 

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: 
This is routine work involving serving as a cook in an institutional-type kitchen. The work may be performed under immediate direction of a Food Service Coordinator or a Food Service Leader, or by general supervision of a Residential Supervisor or Manager

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (illustrative only) 
Prepares meals for the community corrections facility. Performs various cooking tasks such as preparing and cooking meats, vegetables, and special dishes. Does baking and prepares desserts. Stocks pantry from storeroom. Cleans kitchen equipment such as stoves, work tables, mechanical mixers, kettles, and steam cookers. Cleans kitchen and dining room. Assists Residential Advisors in routine security matters related to the food service operation

DESIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: 
Some knowledge of large-scale food preparation and cooking methods. Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions. Ability to perform the essential functions of the position.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: 
Completion of high school or a GED and one year’s experience in institutional or restaurant cooking

See Department website for applying information www.firstdcs.com
Department of Correctional Services - 1st Judicial District