Lakeland University
  • 07-Oct-2019 (PST)
  • Plymouth, WI, USA
  • Full Time

POSITION PURPOSE

Prepares, seasons, and cooks a wide variety of meats, vegetables, soups, breakfast dishes, and other food items.

GENERAL EXPECTATIONS          All Lakeland University staff members are expected to:

  • Demonstrate in their words and actions an appreciation for the history of Lakeland University and a commitment to its stated mission;
  • Represent unequivocally in their behavior the stated values of the University;
  • Be good stewards of the University's resources, including its personnel and the goodwill of its friends, its alumni, and local community;
  • Work collaboratively (as opposed to competitively) with their peers to meet objectives and achieve our goals;
  • Keep their supervisor appropriately informed;
  • Be forthright and honest in their communication with all members of the University community;
  • Treat all members in a manner of teamwork and respect;
  • Acts in a manner that sets the standard for service in higher education and the core principals of Lakelanders Excelling at Professionalism (LEAP) show respect, communicate and be positive;
  • Advise their supervisor with respect to all matters that require their attention, including their own performance.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Receives food ingredients and supplies from main kitchen and pantry as required for daily operations;
  • Reviews production schedule to determine food requirements including variety and quantity of food for preparation and to assemble supplies and equipment needed for daily cooking activities;
  • Seasons and prepares a wide variety of foods such as vegetables, fruits, meats, soups, salads, and cereals in accordance with prescribed recipes;
  • Slices, grinds, and cook's meats and vegetables using a full range of cooking methods; Tests foods being cooked for quality;
  • Carves and displays meats, vegetables, fruits, and salads; replenishes service lines as necessary;
  • Prepares and bakes simple pastries and rolls;
  • Completes production sheets and other records as required;
  • Maintains clean work areas, utensils, and equipment;
  • Caters special events as required;
  • Attends to day-to-day problems and needs concerning equipment and food supplies; detects and ensures disposition of spoiled or unattractive food, defective supplies/equipment, and/or other unusual conditions;
  • May be required to prepare special diets according to prescribed standards;
  • Performs other duties as assigned

SPECIALIZE KNOW-HOW & SKILLS 

  • High school diploma or GED; at least 6 months of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified;
  • Ability to read and write.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Ability to safely use cleaning equipment and supplies.
  • Ability to prepare and bake a variety of pastries, rolls and/or other baked goods.
  • Skill in cooking and preparing a variety of foods.
  • Knowledge of food preparation and presentation methods, techniques, and quality standards.
  • Organizing and coordinating skills.
  • Ability to accept receipt of goods and supplies.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.
  • Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises

OTHER DUTIES

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

BENEFITS

  • Full tuition remission for candidate, spouse, and dependents.

  • Two-week's vacation upon hire.

  • Two-weeks paid sick time.

  • 12 paid holidays.

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance.

  • Life Insurance.

  • 403(b) retirement savings plan.

Lakeland University does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.

 

Lakeland University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator

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