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On-Call Senior Services Assistant Cook

Company: Pitkin County
Location: Aspen
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Job Description:

The Assistant Cook will work as part of a team and be responsible for preparing and serving menu items according to the chef's specifications. Our Senior Center is based next to the Aspen Valley Hospital campus in Aspen. This position is on-call. Typical shift time is 10am to 2pm - specific work days will be communicated in advance and will vary from week to week. Schedule flexibility is appreciated.

SUMMARY:

Under basic supervision, assists with preparation of meals for senior services clients. Duties may vary according to job assignment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Assists with the preparation of meals for senior services program; performs duties in compliance with County policies and health and safety rules; maintains clean and sanitary conditions.
  • Reads recipes and product directions; estimates food requirements; operates a variety of kitchen utensils to weigh, measure, mix, wash, peel, cut, grind, still and prepare food for cooking.
  • Assists in the preparation of hot or cold foods; properly stores food, utilizes knowledge of temperature requirements to prevent food spoilage.
  • Inspects workstations for compliance with industry standards; has the highest standards for food safety due to high risk nature of food service preparation in Pitkin County Senior Services.
  • Sets up stations with entries, soups, salads, or other prepared meals; makes meals to go for delivery into senior's homes.
  • Restocks kitchen supplies.
  • Conducts kitchen cleanup during food preparation and after meals are completed; washes dishes, pans, and cooking utensils.
  • Attends all allergy and foodborne illness trainings; attends safety meetings; addresses any issues that may affect the health of the seniors being served.
  • Supports the relationship between Pitkin County government and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and County staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and County information; performs other duties as required or assigned.
  • Maintains regular attendance.

    Education and Experience:

    High School diploma or GED and one year of experience in food preparation; experience in high-risk food preparation preferred OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

    Required Licenses or Certifications:

    • Must possess a valid Colorado Driver's License and acceptable Motor Vehicle Record.
    • Completion of Colorado ServSafe Food Safety Certification Course is required.

      KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

      Knowledge of:

      • Safety policies, procedures, and practices for basic food preparation industry standards.
      • Inventory management methods and practices.
      • Personal protective equipment and proper use.
      • Equipment troubleshooting methods.

        Knowledge of (Job Class Standard):

        • General office policies and procedures.
        • Records management principles and practices.
        • Customer service techniques.
        • Basic accounting and budgeting principles and practices.

          Skill in:

          • Handling multiple tasks simultaneously, under pressure, and in emergency and stressful situations.
          • Operating tools and equipment safely.

            Skill in (Job Class Standard):

            • Organizing and prioritizing work to meet deadlines and accomplish tasks.
            • Typing and entering data with speed and accuracy.
            • Microsoft Office products.
            • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
            • Communicating clearly both verbally and in writing.

              PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

              • Work is performed in a commercial kitchen; moderate physical demands with risk of burns and cuts; frequent lifting, carrying, and moving of food, materials, and equipment.

                HIRING RANGE:

                $20 per hour.

Keywords: Pitkin County, Aspen , On-Call Senior Services Assistant Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , Aspen, Colorado

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