COOK, ASSISTANT
UCLA - Los Angeles, CA

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Job Title:
COOK, ASSISTANT

Working Title:
Assistant Cook

Salary:
$14.42 - $19.01 hourly

Job Type:
Career

Department Name:
3170B-OCH - DINING SERVICES

Department Website URL:
Job Summary Statement:
Under the direction of the Management Team, Principal Cook, Senior Cook and/or Cook, is responsible for providing team leadership to one or more Senior Food Service Workers and Food Service Workers. Assign, motivate and monitor the work of others in the production and/or service of one or more food products from a specified menu. Prepare menu items and recipes according to production, culinary and quality standards. Accurately and appropriately utilize all production equipment. Evaluate recipes and submit changes to management. Assign and monitor food production needs to team members and ensure production needs are met. Adhere to all food handling and sanitation guidelines. Provide gracious customer service. Interact with team members and guests in a high volume dining environment.

Percentage of Time:
100

Shift Start:
variable

Shift End:
variable

Qualifications for Position

18
Records

Qualifications

Required/Preferred

Ability to read, understand, and speak English sufficient to determine and carry out job duties.

Required

Skill in interacting effectively with guests and team members and managers in a high volume public contact setting using positive body language, direct eye contact, active listening, problem solving techniques.

Required

Ability to interact in a team based environment.

Required

Ability to perform effectively under conditions of fluctuating workload.

Required

Skill in adding and subtracting whole numbers, decimals and fractions sufficient to properly adhere to production and customer flow parameters.

Required

Ability to stand, climb, stoop, push and crouch for extended periods of time as required to complete job duties.

Required

Ability to occasionally lift items weighing up to fifty pounds such as bags of supplies, filled stock pots, cases of food products.

Required

Ability to stand continuously throughout an eight hour shift on uncarpeted surfaces.

Required

Ability to measure dry and liquid food stuffs in units of measurement such as cup, pint, quart, pound, and oz to properly adhere to recipe and production requirements.

Required

Skill in operating equipment such as mixers, food processors, slicers, blenders, impingers, gas range, flat top grill, char broiler, hot wells, deep fat fryers, rotisseries, rheon machines, woks, saute pans, steamers, and kettles.

Required

Knowledge of the rules and procedures of sanitation and safety as they apply to production, storage and service within a food establishment

Required

Time management and organization skills to review daily production needs and plan daily work schedule.

Required

Ability to exercise good judgment and provide guests quality customer service.

Required

Culinary knowledge of food inventory, recipes, menus and production methods, including a good understanding of culinary terminology.

Required

Previous experience producing and presenting food in a high volume food service environment.

Required

Ability to lead small teams, 2-5 people, in a collaborative manner, motivating team to complete tasks effectively and efficiently.

Required

Ability to provide team leadership to one or more Senior Food Service Workers and Food Service Workers.

Required

Ability to accurately complete and maintain paperwork, including temperature logs and production records.

Required

Additional Posting Information

Bargaining Unit:
SX-Service

Application Deadline:
02-09-2013

External Posting Date:
Quicklink To Posting:
hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=60822

Special Instructions:
Working hours vary includes nights and weekends. We are recruiting for candidates with prior culinary experience in: Fresh, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian and Organic cuisines. NOTE: This position REQUIRES that a RESUME be submitted in addition to the application. Please have the FILE ready to upload when applying.

Contact information:
Number of Positions:
5

Special Employment
Designations/
Requirements Per UC Policy

Conflict of Interest:
N/A

Critical:
Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation.

Driving Record:
N/A

E-Verify Check: Certain positions funded by federal contracts/subcontracts requires UCLA to notify job applicants that an E-Verify check will be conducted and the successful candidate must pass the E-Verify check. More Information

Other Special Employment Requirements:
Age Requirement: Applicants must be 18 years or older to be eligible to be hired. Drug/Alcohol Test: Offer of employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory drug and alcohol test. Pre-employment Physical: Offer of employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory pre-employment physical examination. Reading Comprehension Test: A Reading Assessment will be conducted.

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