Under the direction of the Food Service Manager or Cook, the kitchen assistant helps with food preparation, service and storage. Responsible for kitchen sanitation including but not limited to: cleaning and sanitizing surfaces, utensils and equipment; disposing of food and other waste products; storing food properly.
Must be 16 years or older to meet age requirements for the position set by the NYS Department of Health.
Able to work flexible hours including early mornings and weekends as needed.
Able to lift 20-50 lbs.
Possess a valid Suffolk County Department of Health Food Managers Certificate.
1-2 years previous experience with increasing responsibility in a kitchen. Knowledge of generally accepted nutrition guidelines.
Able to operate commercial kitchen equipment.
Management - 5%
Ensure that staff assisting with food service use tongs, gloves or other-hand barrier.
Ensure cleanliness of food preparation and delivery areas
Wash and sanitize dishes, pots, pans, utensils, etc. by machine or hand.
Sweep and mop kitchen and adjacent areas.
Remove and dispose of all food waste and trash from kitchen areas.
Empty trash cans in the dining area and dispose of in a dumpster.
Clean and wash trash cans as needed.
Sanitize kitchen surfaces and equipment regularly throughout the day.
Assist with meal preparation as directed including, but not limited to: cleaning fresh food; weighing ingredients; chopping and grinding meats, vegetables, and fruits; watching, turning and stirring food.
Transport food to the dining area and set up food service tables.
Serve meals as directed.
Clean service areas after meals and return unused food and materials to the kitchen.
Setup and prepare the dining hall with supplies needed for the next meal.
Compost food waste from the kitchen.
Sort recyclables as directed.
Perform other related duties as necessary.
Professional Improvement - 5%
Prepare for and actively participate in staff training and meetings.
Participate in staff evaluation processes as instructed.
Collaborate in activities that are in general support of Cornell Cooperative Extension and perform other duties as assigned.
Health and Safety - Applied to all duties and functions.
Support the Association to maintain a safe living and working environment.
Be familiar with and strive to follow any applicable federal, state, local regulations, Association health and safety policy/procedure/requirement and standard.
Act proactively to prevent accidents/injuries and communicate hazards to supervisors when identified.
EEO/EPO and Policy - Applied to all duties and functions.
Appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers and the public.
Assist the Cornell Cooperative Extension system in reaching out to diverse audiences.
Aware of, and adheres to, established Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Suffolk County policies, procedures, and Cornell Cooperative Extension Skills for Success.
Contribute to the overall success of the organization by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely and accurate manner.
Equal Opportunity Employment
Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO,
Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
Hourly Rate: $20.00 (40 hours per week)
Benefits: Temp - No Benefits
Date Position Available: May 26, 2020 - August 22, 2020
HOW TO APPLY:
Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will remain open until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained.
Applicants need to attach/upload a resume to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. In the "Experience" section of your application, use the Paperclip icon to search for file(s) or use the "Drop Files Here" box to manually drag document(s) into your application. Once the application is submitted you will not be able to change your submission or add attachments.
External Applicants: (including current employees of other Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations) please refer to the Applying for a Job (External Candidate) document for additional guidance.
Internal Applicants: Current employees of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association indicated in this job posting are considered internal applicants; please refer to the Applying for a Job (Internal Candidate) document for additional guidance.
The Association may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and employees to perform the essential functions of their job. If you require an accommodation so that you may participate in the selection process you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Administrative Systems at (607) 255-6120, or via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University
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Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.
Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are support of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
Notice to Applicants: Please read the required Notice to Applicants statement. This notice contains important information about applying for a position at Cornell Cooperative Extension as well as some of your rights and responsibilities as an applicant.
Internal Number: WDR-00022139
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