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BBII Food Prep Specialist

This position is currently open.
Building Blocks
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Type of Position: 
Regular Full Time
AST Building Blocks I / 2025 S. Gordon Cooper Dr. / Shawnee, OK 74801
General Description
The cook carries on his/her duties under the direction of and is responsible to the Director of the Center.
Responsibilities & Duties
The cook is expected to maintain a professional attitude, a flexible, positive approach to the job and must participate in achieving the objectives of the lunch program.
The cook is responsible for ordering and inventory of food to prepare a nutritious breakfast, lunch and 1 snack per day.
Prepare and distribution of meal in keeping with the Child and Adult Care Food Program policy.
Prepare well-balanced, nutritional menus for dissemination among the members.
Maintain the kitchen and all kitchen equipment and storage areas in a clean and orderly manner.
The cook will also be responsible for practicing the standards respecting municipal health and safety laws with regard to commercial/institutional kitchens.
The cook has a responsibility to redirect to all parents with concerns about the menu and to the Director and work together to find a solution.
The cook makes recommendations regarding the purchase of equipment and supplies in consultation with the Director.
The cook has a responsibility to communicate with the Director concerns regarding the lunch and snack program.
The cook will maintain written recipes and must carefully scrutinize all ingredient labels for food additives and allergens.
The cook is responsible for reducing waste in the kitchen by recycling and reusing wherever and whenever possible.
The cook will assume other duties as assigned.
Education and Qualifications
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Prior experience with Food Service.
Must have reliable transportation.
Must be willing to follow the Oklahoma Child and Adult Food Program Guidelines.
Must take appropriate Food Service Training to meet state requirements.
Must be able to pass criminal background check.
Working Conditions
Must be able to lift, stoop, kneel, and bend in order to pick up heavy cans and food inventory and put in proper storage area.
The Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma (AST) is committed to Equal Employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender, national origin, age, disability, or sexual orientation. However, in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25 U.S. Code 472 and 473) preference in filling vacancies are given to qualified Indian candidates. AST will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and its amendments.
Native American Preference/EEO/Drug Free/Smoke Free Workplace
Posted Date: 
3 months 2 weeks ago