Food Services Cook
01/01/2022 - 01/31/2022
$15.00 per hour, $28,470.00 annual pay
73 Hours Bi Weekly, 12 hr shifts on a rotating schedule
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Long Term Disability benefits offered
Florida Retirement Plan
Sick Time/Vacation Time
Employee Assistance Program
This position is responsible for producing meals on a large scale for the Lake County Correctional Facility.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES
Prepares all meals for the inmates and the corrections facility personnel.
Prepares special diets as required.
Conducts daily prep work for all meals.
Supervises and aides in the cleaning and sanitizing of all areas of the food service department to include the dining areas.
Maintains records pertaining to supply usage and inventory.
ADDITIONAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES
Helps the Director supervise the inmates assigned to the food services department.
*The duties and responsibilities outlined above are not all inclusive and are not to be construed as a complete statement of duties. Employees may be required to perform other duties as deemed necessary or required in the course of their employment with the Lake County Sheriff's Office
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
EXTERNAL and INTERNAL RELATIONSHIP and COMMUNICATION REQUISITE
Vendors and Suppliers
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required. Experience as an institutional or commercial cook is preferred. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Must possess a valid Florida driver's license
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to do skilled cooking on a large scale.
Knowledge of general nutrition, health and sanitary requirements.
Knowledge of health hazards in food preparation, service and necessary precautionary measures.
Knowledge of food menus, values, relative costs and portion control.
The physical demands described here are representative but not inclusive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations can be offered to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand for extended periods of time, use hands to finger, handle or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
This position requires all work to be performed inside the Lake County Correctional Facility. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Depending on assignment, the employee may be required to work long and/or irregular work hours, including evenings and/or weekends. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may encounter the following: verbal abuse, chemicals, fumes, noise, vibrations, slippery surfaces, allergenic substances, irregular eating and sleeping schedules, bodily injury, and contact with blood, bodily fluids, infectious or contagious diseases.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Please contact the Department of Human Resources at 352-343-9543