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Job Title: Cook

Available Positions: 10

Approximate Salary: £ (GBP)

Address: Ascension Island

City: Ascension Island

State/Province: Ascension Island

Country: United Kingdom

Education Level: High School Diploma

Experience Level: 5 – 10 Years Experience

Skills Required: Chef , Food processing

Job Posted Date: 2021-08-23

Job expiry Date: 2021-09-22

Full Time

Job Details

The Cook I is responsible for the preparation of all meals in accordance with preplanned menus within established budgets and in compliance with government and management directives.

Essential Duties & Job Functions:
    •    Prepares and cooks the quantity of food required according to the menu and the number of customers.
    •    Assists in preparing and serving appetizing, appealing meals using safe and hygienic methods.
    •    Ensures that the work area is safe, clean and sanitary at all times.
    •    Prepares foods as directed for special functions and visitors.
    •    Assists in cleaning kitchen work areas and the cafeteria after each meal.
    •    Unloads food and supplies from delivery trucks.
    •    Ensures compliance with USDA and all pertaining standards, policies, and regulations.
    •    Maintains accountability of customers and property; adhere to safety practices.
    •    Performs other related duties as assigned.
    •    Accountable For:
    •    Timely and cost-effective performance of duties.
    •    Harmoniously working with other employees and customers.
    •    Working with the Project Principals to fully coordinate all activities.
    •    Effectively coordinate a number of projects simultaneously.
    •    Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure.
    •    Effective written and oral communication skills.
    •    Demonstrating initiative and problem-solving skills.
    •    Contributing to the successful completion of project initiatives.

Job Requirements (Education, Experience, Professional Associations):

    •    High School Diploma or equivalent.
    •    Five (5) years previous food experience in a commercial or institutional environment, or as a line cook or prep cook.
    •    Valid state Driver’s License with acceptable driving record pertinent to the position.
    •    The ability to obtain and maintain a Favorable National Agency Check w/Inquiries (NACI); or the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance at the Secret level, as applicable to the position requirement.
    •    Ability to successfully pass any employment background check and/or drug testing required on the contract.

    •    Certified Food Professional and/or Associate Degree in Food Service Management.