COOK AIDE

The Muscogee Nation   Tulsa, OK   Full-time     Food Service
Posted on September 8, 2021

THE MUSCOGEE NATION

 

Seeking a COOK AIDE (Tulsa)

 

Description: Works as a team member, under the direct supervision of the Cook and Site Supervisor.

Assists in preparing a variety of meat, poultry, vegetables, fruits, salads, and breads for breakfast, lunches and afternoon supplement in such a manner that meals are nutritious and appealing to the Head Start children and staff.

Assists in purchasing groceries and supplies used by the center kitchen operation and be able to lift up to fifty (50) pounds.

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in cleaning, sanitizing and maintaining kitchen and kitchen equipment, dining tables, floors, garbage and trash containers in accordance with State and Local licensing and sanitation standards. Must be able to stoop, bend, stretch and climb.
  • Operates all kitchen equipment used in food preparation in accordance with prescribed safety requirement.
  • Properly stores all food to reduce any deteriorations or infestations.
  • Attends all in-service training in food preparation, basic nutrition and other trainings as directed by the supervisor.
  • Assists the Cook in developing and implementing creative and interesting food and cooking experiences for the Head Start children, in the center and on field trips.
  • Assists in training volunteers and other employees who are assigned to the center kitchen.
  • Assists in maintaining all records, required by CACFP, USDA, and Muscogee (Creek) Nation Head Start Program.
  • Assists in turning in food bills at the end of each month.
  • Must participate in the Annual Community Assessment.
  • Adheres to guidelines set in Muscogee (Creek) Nation Head Start Policies and Procedures, Muscogee (Creek) Assists in turning in food bills at the end of each month.
  • Must participate in the Annual Community Assessment.
  • Adheres to guidelines set in Muscogee (Creek) Nation Head Start Policies and Procedures, Muscogee (Creek) Nation Policies and Procedures, DHS Day Care Licensing requirements and federal and state guidelines as related to Head Start.
  • Assists in submitting all end of the month paperwork pertaining to food service. This includes reimbursement sheet, all food bill copies along with original completed food purchasing forms. Along with any other paperwork upon request.
  • Assists the Cook in filling out a want list and repair/maintenance form, if needed, to be turned into the center supervisor on a monthly basis.
  • Must wear a hair covering of some type (cap or hair net) when in the kitchen, cooking, or serving food.
  • Must document and report suspected child abuse, neglect, etc. as required by the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Head Start Policies, tribal, state & federal laws. Also, must sign statement of understanding and verification of training on reporting procedures and responsibility of reporting abuse, neglect, etc.
  • Observe strict confidentiality regarding children, families, staff and make parents aware of this policy. Must sign statement of compliance and confidentiality.
  • Must have a physical every year and an initial TB skin test.
  • Must monitor tables while children eat and interact during meal times.
  • Must obtain Food Handlers card and CPR/AED & First Aide card and update yearly.
  • Must be familiar with the Performance Standards and be willing to participate in on-site reviews.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned by the Cook or Center Supervisor.
  • Must obtain an Oklahoma Bus Driver Certificate and CDL License within the first six (6) weeks of employment
  • Shall erform an and all other duties as assi ned b mana ement.Nation Policies and Procedures, DHS Day Care Licensing requirements and federal and state guidelines as related to Head Start.
  • Assists in submitting all end of the month paperwork pertaining to food service. This includes reimbursement sheet, all food bill copies along with original completed food purchasing forms. Along with any other paperwork upon request.
  • Assists the Cook in filling out a want list and repair/maintenance form, if needed, to be turned into the center supervisor on a monthly basis.
  • Must wear a hair covering of some type (cap or hair net) when in the kitchen, cooking, or serving food.
  • Must document and report suspected child abuse, neglect, etc. as required by the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Head Start Policies, tribal, state & federal laws. Also, must sign statement of understanding and verification of training on reporting procedures and responsibility of reporting abuse, neglect, etc.
  • Observe strict confidentiality regarding children, families, staff and make parents aware of this policy. Must sign statement of compliance and confidentiality.
  • Must have a physical every year and an initial TB skin test.
  • Must monitor tables while children eat and interact during meal times.
  • Must obtain Food Handlers card and CPR/AED & First Aide card and update yearly.
  • Must be familiar with the Performance Standards and be willing to participate in on-site reviews.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned by the Cook or Center Supervisor.
  • Must obtain an Oklahoma Bus Driver Certificate and CDL License within the first six (6) weeks of employment
  • Shall perform any and all other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Must have a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License.
  2. High School diploma or GED.
  3. Must pass background check and fingerprinting.

 

Preferred Requirements:    

  • Must have experience in preparation of meals and knowledge of balanced meals and nourishing foods.
  • CDL

 

 

 

 

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