Kenaitze Indian Tribe - Kenai, AK

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TYPE OF POSITION: Full Time, Non-exemptPOSITION HOURS: Monday Friday, 8hrs/dayREPORTS TO: Elders Program Manager INDIAN PRFERENCE: Native preference under P.L. 93-638POSTING PERIOD: 7/23/2013 - Open Until FilledKENAITZE INDIAN TRIBE'S PURPOSE, VALUES VISIONMissionTo assure Kahtnuht'ana Dena'ina thrive forever.Kahtnuht'ana Dena'ina ValuesThese are the beliefs and principles that define our people and will assure our future as tribe: Family: honoring and sustaining health and happiness of family as a first responsibilityStewardship: respectful use of land, resources and all creationsSpiritual Beliefs: acknowledging the existence of a higher power and respecting spiritual beliefs Education: passing down cultural knowledge and traditions and supporting formal educationVisionBy 2025, the Kahtnuht'ana Dena'ina have enhanced strengthened the prosperity, health, and culture of their people Tribe by: Working towards united effort with Native organizations other governments that impact our peopleDeveloping implementing a Tribal education systemLiving our traditional values practicesEmpower our sovereigntyContinuing to demonstrate resiliencyStriving for excellence in all of our programsElevating the wellness of our peopleUsing our talents resources to ensure we are able to take care of ourselves share with othersPOSITION SUMMARYThis position is responsible for cooking and managing the meal services function at Elders Program. The Cook shall establish a monthly menu and implement meals according to United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) guidelines. The Cook will shop, place orders, ensure kitchen is sanitary and in good repair according to Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) regulations, and coordinate duties with the Cook Assistant. QUALIFICATIONS(Consideration may be given for equivalent knowledge, skills, abilities, education, and experience)High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED).Minimum of 5 years experience in culinary field. Experience must include preparing meals on a regular basis for 100+ customers.Culinary Certificate strongly preferred.Safe Food Handling Card and Food Protection Manager Certification, or within 60 days of hire.Ability to plan menus according to budget guidelines.Current First Aid CPR Certification, or within 90 days of hire.Ability to lift 50 lbs.Basic computer skills.Good oral and written communication skills.Strong customer service skills.Valid Alaska Drivers License with non-SR22 insurance.Knowledge and experience working with Alaska Native/American Indian people strongly preferred.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSPlans and prepares meals and shops for lunches within approved budget.Plan special meals for Elder and Tribal events.Responsible for DEC compliance.Responsible for safe operation of kitchen equipment.Clean sanitize equipment (range hood, oven, grill, fryer, refrigerator, freezer, mixer, microwave, etc.).Ordering, purchasing of food and supplies as needed for the lunch program.Receiving and inventory control for food, supplies and equipment.Maintain high standards in inventory and quality control.Clean, sanitize and maintain kitchen utensils and knives after every use.Consults with KIT Registered Dietitian regarding menu as needed.Treats elders with respect and courtesy at all times.Reports incidents of suspected elder abuse and or neglect according to State law.Maintains confidentiality in accordance with KIT Policy.Other duties as assigned.This Job Description reflects Kenaitze Indian Tribe's best effort to describe the essential functions and qualifications of the job described. It is not an exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications of the job. This document is not intended to exclude an opportunity for modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation. This is not intended to be a contract.

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