The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has an opening for a Lead Cook for Camp Hoblitzelle, located in Midlothian, Texas.
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 Cooks and Kitchen Assistants.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of proper cooking methods and procedures. Knowledge of meal planning techniques. Knowledge of effective cleaning and sanitizing practices including proper safety precautions. Knowledge of acceptable food storage and cleaning techniques. 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 follow instructions and work independently.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or G.E.D. And Two years experience cooking food for large groups, or Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Certifications: Food Handler’s Certificate (or ability to obtain within established timeframe) Valid State Drivers License
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language effectively. Ability to cook, taste and smell food. Ability to perform continuous walking, stooping, standing, and some climbing. Duties are performed standing and requires squatting, climbing, bending and walking. Any of the preceding duties may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of sitting. Extensive amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying light to moderately heavy objects (up to 50 lbs.). Working Conditions: Work will normally be performed in a kitchen environment where there are physical discomforts associated with changes in temperature associated with cooking and the kitchen environment.
All employees recognize 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.
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