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Cook I

Business & Econ Development – Juneau, Alaska
Department Business & Econ Development
Employment Type Casual
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $17.14 - $19.87

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Cook I

INFORMATION

Job Class:  Laborer
Class Status:  Active
Department:  BED
Type of Position:  Non-Exempt
Location of Work:  Juneau, AK
Covered Position:  Yes
Salary Grade: 5
Prepared by:  W. Brown/J. Wise
Hours of Work:  Varies
Approved by: 
Employment Category:  Casual 
Effective Date:  3.1.2019

PURPOSE

The Incumbent will assist the executive chef. Incumbent will be responsible for food preparation, cleaning the kitchen, and being well prepared for inspections. Incumbent will submit complete and accurate production records and menus in a timely manner.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS

Reports To: Events & Catering Coordinator 
Supervises: N/A
Liaison To: N/A

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

• Prepares under the direction of the Executive Chef 

• Shop for groceries, wash cookware, inventory supplies

• Wash and chop vegetables, make salads, gather ingredients, put together entrees

• Ensure food is properly stored to Alaska’s food safety standard

• Assist with the organization of the kitchen and storage areas

• Ensure that equipment and food prep areas are properly cleaned, sanitized, and rinsed using a 3-sink process, adhering to health and safety standards

• Ensure dishes are properly cleaned and ready for use 

• Assist Chef in keeping adequate supply of ingredients to successfully continue operations

• Maintain and promote a positive professional working relationship with all staff 

• Perform additional duties as required

 

DECISION MAKING AUTHORITY

Spending Authority: N/A

Other Authority: N/A

NECESSARY SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

• Able to work in a fast-paced environment and stay positive under pressure

• Ability to understand and comply with verbal directions

• Ability to work in a team environment

• Familiar with commercial kitchen equipment and operations 

• Knowledge of health and safety standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (education, experience, skills)

• Two years’ experience working as a cook in a commercial kitchen

• High School Diploma or equivalent

• Current Food Handler’s card

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (education, experience, skills)

• Food Protection Safety Certification

UNUSUAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OR RESTRICTIONS

The majority of work is performed in a professional kitchen setting and is generally requiring routine walking, standing, bending, and carrying of items weighing less than 40 lbs.  Travel on small aircraft or ferry may be required.

CONDITIONS OF HIRE:

• All employment at Tlingit & Haida is “at will”.  This means that the employee or Tlingit & Haida may terminate employment at any time and for any reason. Unless specified in writing, no term of employment is expressed or implied for this position.

• Tlingit & Haida is a no tolerance workplace.  All regular employees may be required to pass a pre-employment and subsequent random drug and alcohol screening to be eligible for and maintain employment.

• Tlingit & Haida requires a criminal background check be conducted on all employees. All employment offers are conditional until federal criminal background check results verify your eligibility to work for Tlingit & Haida.

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  • Location
    Juneau, Alaska
  • Department
    Business & Econ Development
  • Employment Type
    Casual
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    $17.14 - $19.87
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