Cook II
North Carolina Office of State Personnel - Burke County, NC

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This position works in the main kitchen, preparing a variety of food for 300 plus residents, 3 meals a day, 7 days a week. The applicant should have knowledge of special diets and diet consistency changes to prepare a variety of foods (according to a cycle), menus, production sheets and standardized recipes. This is a team leader position in a fast-paced environment.

Work schedule: First Shift 5:30am-2 pm Monday- Friday and work every other weekend.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
Applicant should have previous experience operating various kitchen equipment in the preparation of meats, vegetables, starches, soups, sauces salads and baked goods using various cooking techniques. Experience in large volume health care facility is preferable. Must have the ability to use good judgment and initiative. Must have high sanitation standards.

Physical Requirements (ADA): Ability to withstand temperature extremes, heavy lifting, bending and standing on feet for long periods.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Education and/or experience in food preparation that is directly related to the job and consistent with accepted practices of the trade equivalent to two years of experience in a commercial and/or institutional setting.

Supplemental and Contact Information:
Applicants must document on the application their knowledge skills and abilities as well as all related work experience to the position for which they apply. Resumes may be attached but will not be used to qualify experience and/or education. The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) selects applicants for employment based on job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or political influence. Pre-Employment Drug Testing and Criminal Record Checks are required. On line a pplications must be submitted to the appropriate Human Resources Office by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. Applicants seeking veteran's preference should submit a copy of their Form DD-214. Applicants seeking reduction in force priority should attach a copy of their letter of notification to receive this priority. Lynn Whisnant Recruitment Specialist 828-438-6552 J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center Please visit our website at for additional information regarding our facility.