Position Title: Cook
Responsible To: Dietary Manager
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time/Part-Time/Per Diem
Job Description:Prepares meals for residents and employees. Prepares meals in quantities according to menu and number of persons to be served. May supervise the activities of one or more workers in the preparing and serving meals.
Equipment: Standard kitchen equipment.
Duties and Responsibilities:The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations. Except as specifically noted, the following functions are considered essential to this position.
Specific Vocational Preparation Requirement: ServSafe Food Safety Certificationis preferred. Employee is required to enroll and successfully complete the course within six (6) months of hire if certification has not been completed at the time of hire.
Physical Activity Requirements: Employees are required to ask assistance or to use lifting equipment when attempting to lift or carry items over 25 lbs. Employee must be aware that during the normal, routine performance of the essential functions, some of the following body movements may occur naturally, although they may not be a requirement of the job.
Primary Physical Requirements:
Lift up to 10 lbs: Constantly
Lift 11 to 25 lbs: Constantly
Lift 26 to 50 lbs: Occasionally
Lift over 50 lbs: Not required
Carry up to 10 lbs: Constantly
Carry up to 11 to 25 lbs: Frequently
Carry 26 to 50 lbs: Not required
Carry over 50 lbs: Not required
Reach above shoulder height: Constantly
Reach at shoulder height: Constantly
Reach below shoulder height: Constantly
Controls & Equipment:Standard kitchen and office equipment
Other Physical Considerations:
Crawling: Not required
Kneeling: Not required
Balancing: Not required
Work Surface: Tile, linoleum and carpeted floors. Metal or wood counters.
During an 8-hour day, Employee is required to:
Consecutive Hours Total Hours
Sit 2 4
Stand 3 7
Walk 1 2
Cognitive and Sensory Requirement:
Tasting & Smelling: Required
Other Considerations and Requirements:
The employee may be expected to perform other duties as assigned. Such duties will be within the scope of the employee’s training and ability. Employee must wear a hair net or other equally protective garment when working around food.