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Requisition Number 06045 Line Cook 06/14
Post Date 6/14/2019
Title Cook
City Ewa Beach
State HI
Description POSITION TITLE: Line Cook
DEPARTMENT: Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center (Kroc Center Hawaii)
SUPERVISOR: Kitchen Manager
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
CLASSIFICATION: Part Time, On Call, Hourly

GENERAL STATEMENT: The Salvation Army is a branch of the Christian Church, and the ultimate goal of all programs is a spiritual, emotional and physical regeneration of all people.

MISSION STATEMENT: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

KROC CENTER HAWAII VISION: Kroc Center Hawaii is a community center where families, individuals and relationships thrive in the name of Jesus.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Line Cook is responsible for cooking and plating all food orders in an efficient, healthful, and attractive manner.

The Line Cook will have a deep commitment to the mission of The Salvation Army, which will be evident in his or her professional life and the manner in which he or she represents The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in the community.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
1. Must be at least 18 years of age.
2. High School Diploma or GED.
3. Current Food Handlers Permit.
4. Two years food preparation and cooking experience and able to read and understand recipes.

Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be accepted.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:
Certificate of Culinary training or apprenticeship is preferred.
Basic culinary coursework or equivalent experience desired.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Prepare menu items following recipes and yield guidelines, according to Supervisor and department standards.
2. Be aware of any shortages and make arrangements before the item runs out.
3. Ensure that all food is handled and cooked in a wholesome, sanitary manner. Ensure that excess items are utilized efficiently.
4. Maintain kitchen and supply room in a sanitary and organized fashion and strictly abide by state sanitation/health regulations and department requirements.
5. Maintain proper storage procedures as specified by Health Department and department requirements.
6. Maintain the cleanliness of the line, floor, and all kitchen stations.
7. Follow plate presentation specifications as directed by the Supervisor. Ensure wait help are informed of items and amount of available menu specials throughout the meal period.
8. Assist in kitchen inventory and ordering. Order the weekly supplies as directed by the Supervisor and ensure that supplies are received and stored correctly.
9. Observe correct and safe usage and care of all machinery in the kitchen. Document any maintenance needs and submit to the Supervisor.
10. Ensure that all opening, closing and side work duties are completed to Supervisor’s standard before signing out.
11. Inform Supervisor of any kitchen problems.
12. Make recommendations to the Supervisor regarding menu, recipes procedures, food supply, quality, sanitation, etc.
13. Maintain and promotes a team environment at all times.
14. Follow and ensure adherence to The Salvation Army Policies and Procedures.
15. Maintain the Code of Ethics policy, which has been established for the Kroc Center Hawaii.
16. Attend staff meetings and other administrative meetings.
17. Maintain regular and punctual work attendance.
18. Perform other duties as assigned.

MENTAL DEMANDS:
1. Able to prioritize and organize work assignments and take projects from beginning through completion.
2. Able to perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy.
3. Able to work in a fast-paced environment and maintain poise under pressure.
4. Is self-motivated, energetic, enthusiastic, motivational, and able to maintain a self-directed schedule.
5. Genuine interest and commitment to providing quality service.
6. Respond to crisis situations in a calm and effective manner and remain calm when resolving problems using good judgment.
7. Must possess the self-discipline necessary to perform repetitive tasks without lowering quality of work.
8. Able to work with limited supervision, and work in a team setting with other professionals.
9. Exercise good judgment and comfortable taking initiative with projects.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The position requires the ability to take the pressure and strain of working in close quarters, standing for long periods of time, lifting heavy pots and kettles, and working near hot ovens and grills. Job hazards include slips and falls, cuts, and burns, but injuries are seldom serious.
In addition this position requires climbing and/or balancing; stooping, kneeling, bending, stretching, crouching and/or crawling; walking; manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; use of vision; pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying 25 pounds and occasionally more than 25 pounds. This employee must be able to work all shifts, weekends, holidays and special events as needed.

COMMUNICATION DEMANDS:
The position requires talking to co-workers, clients, vendors; requires written communication to and from co-workers, clients, vendor; talking on the telephone; requires responding to written or verbal requests of co-workers, clients, and vendors; requires training/giving verbal and written instructions; requires receiving verbal and written instructions; requires writing/composing written language; requires reading; requires visiting/working at other worksites; requires communication via the latest technologies.

The position requires the ability to interact with co-workers and the public in a positive, professional manner in conformity with The Salvation Army Mission Statement. The position also requires the ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and circumstances.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The position requires that individuals are able to function in close quarters during busy periods, lift heavy objects and work near hot ovens and grills.

EQUIPMENT NEEDS:
Major kitchen equipment, including stoves, refrigeration, slicer, knives, dish washing machine, deep fryer, broiler, steamer, food processor, mixer, oven, steam table, tilt kettle, waffle iron, and flat top grill.
Additional equipment used includes general office equipment such as computers, photocopiers, scanners, printers, fax machines, telephone, cell, PDA, and 10-key calculator.

CERTIFICATES & LICENSES:
TB Certificate
The candidate chosen for this position must have a valid driver’s license and insured transportation.

On an annual basis, employees are required to participate in The Salvation Army’s Fleet Safety Program.

CLEARANCES:
The candidate chosen for this position will be required to pass a criminal history information check. Conviction of a crime will not automatically preclude employment. The circumstances involved in the conviction(s) will be considered.

The information in this job description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this classification. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory, or all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this description. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by management.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.

• Interested parties must apply online at http://www.kroccenterhawaii.org/careers.html

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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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