YDI New Mexico
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Head Start Cook's Helper
at YDI New Mexico
|Youth Development Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans). To read more about this, view the EEO is the Law poster and this EEO is the Law Poster Supplement|
|Head Start Cook's Helper|
|HSE/HS Diploma preferred plus 1 year of food service experience. Must be able to measure accurately, must be able to lift and carry 55 lbs. Must be able to measure accurately. Must willing to obtain Safe Serv. Certificate within 30 of employment. Must be able to read, write, understand & speak English.|
COOK’S HELPER: The Cook’s Helper is responsible for simple food preparation, minimal record keeping, assist with storage and maintenance of storage conditions, meal service, delivery and various clean up tasks.
High School diploma or equivalency preferred.
One (1) year food service experience. Must be able to read and write. Must be able to measure accurately. Must be efficient, dependable and able to prep for large groups of people. Must be able to work in close cooperation with Head Start staff, especially kitchen staff. Must be able to work independently without constant supervision.
Ability to establish an effective professional manner in all dealings with clients and the general public.
Ability to exhibit emotional maturity and good judgment, to include high standards of morals and speech.
Must be dependable and flexible with regard to working hours.
JOB CHARACTERISTICS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
This is a professional position which requires organizational and communication skills, as well as judgment, tact and diplomacy in contacts with Head Start employees, community residents, parents and local government agencies. Strict adherence is required to all regulations concerning confidentiality.
Background investigation to include fingerprinting will be required. Physical and TB Skin test is required upon hire, and may be required intermittently. Must be able to stand, walk, bend and lift moderate to heavy loads. Must be able lift and carry fairly heavy loads (50 lbs. +/-). Must walk or stand most of the shift. Must be able to stand bent over a pot sink for long periods of time (1 hour +/-). Must be able to push carts with fairly heavy loads (100 lbs. +/-).
Youth Development, Inc. is an at-will employer. Employment is by mutual consent of the company and employee, and either may terminate the relationship at any time with or without cause or advance notice. This job is contingent upon funding; however, availability of funding is not a guarantee of continued employment, nor does it imply any specific term of employment.
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