Employment Opportunities

Cook

Apply now Job No: 498775
Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Bargaining Unit, University Staff
Department: Dining Serv - Kennedy Union - 800613
Pay Grade: 5 - Non Exempt (BU Dining)
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Position Summary: Responsible for the timely, proper preparation and presentation of all food items as required by daily menus, recipes, or work sheets, under the direction of appropriate supervisory personnel. Responsible for assuring correct portion sizes as well as proper temperatures of all prepared items. Responsible for maintaining a sanitary kitchen and following all safety and sanitation policies and procedures. Meets and greets the customer in a respectful yet friendly manner and assures customer satisfaction. Must be able to effectively communicate (written and spoken) directly with other employees and staff members in English in a pleasant and professional manner. Coordinates food preparation with a kitchen staff. Monitors all products to assure high quality.
Minimum Qualifications:

Must be able to write and communicate effectively in English. Must be able to listen attentively to supervisors and other employees. Must be able to exert well paced mobility for periods up to four (4) hours in length. Must have the ability to lift supplies and equipment up to 40 pounds in weight repeatedly. Must be able to bend, stoop and possess finger dexterity for periods up to four (4) hours at a time. Must be able to stand for up to four (4) hours at a time. Must be able to read ingredient labeling and follow written instructions and recipes. Must have basic math skills. Must have the ability to coordinate food preparation with a kitchen staff. Must have a minimum of 1 year cooking experience in a high volume commercial kitchen. Must have working knowledge of standard commercial kitchen equipment. Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D. Must possess proven successful customer service skills. Must be able to work independently with the appropriate amount of supervision. For food safety purposes, must be able to visually differentiate colors. Must be able to work when exposed to wet floors, temperature extremes and loud noise. Must be able to tolerate conditions such as wet floors, extreme temperatures and loud noises.

Preferred Qualifications:

Successful cooking experience of two (2) years or more in a high volume a la carte operation.
Degree or certification from a post secondary culinary arts training program.
Proven customer service skills in a work environment of three (3) years or more.
Managerial ServSafe certified.
Demonstrates a professional demeanor.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This full-time position is approximately nine months/year and will begin in August 2021. Hours vary based on location and operational needs. Must be able to work weekends and holidays per the union contract. The position is available at the following locations.

Kennedy Union - Primary shift 12:30pm-8:00pm Monday-Thursday, Friday 9:30am-5:00pm, rotating Sundays per the union contract

Virginia Kettering - Primary shift 3:00pm-10:00pm, weekend rotation per the union

The University has taken steps to reduce the risk of spread of COVID-19 including creating an Environmental Health and Safety policy. Links to the most up-to-date COVID-19 health information, an easy-to-navigate index of the University's COVID-19 guidelines and resources, and previous messages can be found at http://go.udayton.edu/pathforward.
, This full-time position is approximately nine months/year and will begin in August 2021. Hours vary based on location and operational needs. Must be able to work weekends and holidays per the union contract. The position is available at the following locations.

Kennedy Union - Primary shift 12:30pm-8:00pm Monday-Thursday, Friday 9:30am-5:00pm, rotating Sundays per the union contract

Marycrest - Primary shift starting between 6:00am and 10:00am, weekend rotation per the union contract

Virginia Kettering - Primary shift 3:00pm-10:00pm, weekend rotation per the union

The University has taken steps to reduce the risk of spread of COVID-19 including creating an Environmental Health and Safety policy. Links to the most up-to-date COVID-19 health information, an easy-to-navigate index of the University's COVID-19 guidelines and resources, and previous messages can be found at http://go.udayton.edu/pathforward.

Please use the following link to get a closer look at our dining locations: https://youtu.be/dVFu9FfCWqE 

Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

 

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