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Substitute Cook - Outdoor Education Programs

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10/22/2013
Veraleen Bondoc
Not Specified
Weekend and Substitute Assignments as needed
Full and Part Time
Continuous
$15.77 per hour
Date Posted:
10/22/2013
Application Deadline:
Continuous
Employment Type:
Full and Part Time
Length of Work Year:
Weekend and Substitute Assignments as needed
Salary:
$15.77 per hour
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
Not Specified
Contact: Veraleen Bondoc Email: vbondoc@sdcoe.net Phone:
Cuyamaca Rancho State Park
Cuyamaca Rancho State Park
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COOK Definition: Under general supervision, prepares, cooks and serves a variety of food in large quantities at an outdoor education camp facility. Typical Tasks: Prepares main dishes, salads, soups, vegetables and desserts; converts and adjusts recipes to prepare desired quantities; weighs and measures ingredients accurately to ensure quantity and quality standards; operates standard kitchen equipment including large electric floor mixers, slicers, stoves, ovens and dishwashers; cuts vegetables and desserts; cuts meats; loads and prepares food carts for delivery; interprets and follows diet menus; prepares special diet foods; maintains pantry; helps estimate, requisition and store needed food and supplies; may lead and train Food Service Workers and temporary staff; serves and portions food; prepares and packages food for cook-outs; ensures that kitchen and dining areas are kept clean and orderly; cleans utensils, equipment and kitchen items; prepares meals independently on occasion; performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: Knowledge of: the use and care of cooking equipment and utensils; proper methods of preparing, cooking, baking and serving food in large quantities; safety and sanitation practices related to the preparation and serving of food; standard liquid and dry measurements. Skill in the methods of quantity cooking, food preparation, and serving. Ability to: cook and bake a wide variety of food in large quantities; operate commercial kitchen equipment and appliances; read, understand and follow recipe instructions, and convert ingredients to yield desired quantities; work with and train others; follow oral and written instructions. Physical ability to: kneel, bend, twist, squat, stretch; climb ladders; lift and move kitchen equipment and supplies weighting up to 50 pounds; stand for extended periods of time; push, pull, load and unload food carts. Willingness to work at a camp facility Monday through Friday and some weekends. CERTIFICATES: Must be able to obtain a Food Service Handler Certification within six (6) months of appointment. Experience and Education: A combination of training and experience which indicates possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities detailed above. A typical qualifying background would include one year of experience cooking, preparing and serving large quantities of food in an institutional kitchen. Distinguishing Characteristics: This class is distinguished from the next lower class, Food Services Worker, in that Food Services Workers are chiefly involved in the scouring of pans, washing and drying dishes, assisting in the preparation of meals, and doing other simple cookery in the kitchen. The next higher level, Chef, works under general direction to perform more difficult tasks in the preparation of meals in large quantities and is in charge of an entire small kitchen facility, whereas the Cook is responsible for the preparation of meals on an assigned shift. (PA 8752)

Requirements for Applying

SDCOE is recruiting for Substitute Cooks for the Outdoor Education Program. Substitute Cooks will, under general supervision, prepare, cook and serve a variety of food in large quantities at an outdoor education camp facility to group sizes between 50-300 people. Hours are variable: primarily weekends, some weekdays as needed. The schools of the Outdoor Education Program are located in the Cuyamaca and Palomar Mountain areas of San Diego County. Candidates must qualify for a Food Handlers Card. Please attach a copy to your application.

Substitute Cook sample work schedule: Monday 8am-1pm, break, 3pm-6pm 8 hours Tuesday 6am-1pm, break, 3:30pm-6pm 9.5 hours Wednesday 6am-1pm, break, 3:30pm-6pm 9.5 hours Thursday 6am-1pm, break, 3:30pm-6pm 9.5 hours Friday 6am-9:30am 3.5 hours Please note that this schedule is an example only and is not guaranteed, and that the Outdoor Education Program reserves the right to change it at any time. Please contact Cheri Buchanan at the email link above if you are interested in applying - thank you!

      Requirements for Applying

      SDCOE is recruiting for Substitute Cooks for the Outdoor Education Program. Substitute Cooks will, under general supervision, prepare, cook and serve a variety of food in large quantities at an outdoor education camp facility to group sizes between 50-300 people. Hours are variable: primarily weekends, some weekdays as needed. The schools of the Outdoor Education Program are located in the Cuyamaca and Palomar Mountain areas of San Diego County. Candidates must qualify for a Food Handlers Card. Please attach a copy to your application.

      Substitute Cook sample work schedule: Monday 8am-1pm, break, 3pm-6pm 8 hours Tuesday 6am-1pm, break, 3:30pm-6pm 9.5 hours Wednesday 6am-1pm, break, 3:30pm-6pm 9.5 hours Thursday 6am-1pm, break, 3:30pm-6pm 9.5 hours Friday 6am-9:30am 3.5 hours Please note that this schedule is an example only and is not guaranteed, and that the Outdoor Education Program reserves the right to change it at any time. Please contact Cheri Buchanan at the email link above if you are interested in applying - thank you!

          Employment with SDCOE is contingent upon successful completion of a DOJ background check. The San Diego County Office of Education is an equal-opportunity employer.

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          Employment with SDCOE is contingent upon successful completion of a DOJ background check. The San Diego County Office of Education is an equal-opportunity employer.

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