Description: The Preparation Cook assists the Cooks in preparing and serving nutritious school lunches and maintaining a safe and sanitary area.Job Summary:1. Prepares food as directed by First Cook and/or Head Cook such as salads, dressings, fruit, etc. so that food is prepared properly and available in a timely manner.2. Stores remaining food in containers and places in cooler so that food is safely stored and available for use as needed.3. Cleans counter, dishes, stoves, equipment in kitchen and lunchroom areas so that equipment is ready for the next day.4. May assist in grocery delivery/stocking.5. Other job related duties as assigned.Qualifications:1. High school degree, GED, or equivalent experience.2. Demonstrated knowledge of proper cooking methods, serving food, care and use of kitchen and lunchroom equipment, and proper sanitation.3. Currently enrolled in Level I School Food Service Certification Program from School Nutrition Association.4. Demonstrated experience using standardized recipes and following menus.5. Ability to work with others.6. Ability to maintain good public relations with student and staff.7. General math skills for measuring and recipe processing.8. Regularly able to lift heavy objects in excess of fifty (50) pounds.9. No allergies to kitchen/cleaning chemicals.10. Ability to work overtime including weekends and holidays.Application Procedure:Apply onlineStudies have shown that some people are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of our qualifications described.Equity is one of ISD728's core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first to ensure college and career readiness. A diverse workforce fuels innovation and allows us to better understand, communicate with, and educate our students. ISD728 will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of sex, race, religion, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, sexual preference, disability, or status with regard to public assistance.
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