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COOK

Date:  May 3, 2021
Req ID:  4147
Location: 

Conway, AR, US, 72032

Category:  AR DEPT OF HUMAN SERVICES
Anticipated Starting Salary:  22000.00

Position Number: 44071001 
County: Faulkner 
Posting End Date: [[postingEndDate]] 

Anticipated Starting Salary: 22000.00 

DDS 

The Department of Human Services is a place for people passionate about serving others and changing lives for the better. We care for Arkansans of all ages and ensure places like child care centers and nursing homes are safe. We are the safety net for the most vulnerable Arkansans. Whether you answer the phones, take applications, protect children, or help care for residents or patients at one of our facilities, you make a difference by working at DHS. Plus, working for the State has great perks, including a pension, maternity leave, paid state holidays, and much more. At DHS, we take care of our employees so you can help care for others.

Position Information

Class Code: S086C

Grade: GS01

FLSA Status: NON-EXEMPT

Salary Range: $22,000.00 - $31,900.00

Summary

The Cook is responsible for preparing food items and maintaining and cleaning the kitchen work area. This position is governed state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Functions

Gathers, weighs, measures, and mixes ingredients according to recipe directions. Prepares special/modified diet meals, as prescribed by physician. Washes and cuts fresh vegetables for cooking or for salad bar use. Loads food carts for delivery to on site units and unloads and cleans food carts after meals. Operates food preparation equipment such as: blender, chopper, mixer, oven, stove, deep fryer, grill, slicer and food grater. Cleans work area and equipment by sweeping and mopping floors, washing cooking utensils, counters, tables and appliances, rinsing dishes, and loading/unloading dishwashing machine. Inspects food preparation and serving areas for safe and sanitary food handling practices. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of food preparation and cooking methods. Knowledge of sanitation and safety requirements of a food service facility. Ability to understand and follow recipes and oral instructions. Ability to operate food preparation equipment and utensils. Ability to read, write, and follow instructions.

Minimum Qualifications

High school education or equivalent; plus six months of experience in institutional cooking or related area. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Licenses

None

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Little Rock