Cooks - Part Time
The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has two job openings for 2 Part-Time Cooks for our Red Shield Lodge, Social Services for Area Command, located in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Plans, prepares, cooks and serves nutritional meals and snacks in accordance with established guidelines and schedules; ensures all meals are prepared and served in a safe and presentable manner; cleans kitchen facilities, equipment, and appliances; maintains inventory of kitchen supplies and food in a neat and orderly manner.
Plans menus and purchases food and supplies necessary for the preparation and serving of nutritional meals.
Cleans, cooks, and prepares a variety of foods and beverages utilizing kitchen equipment, utensils, and supplies in accordance with acceptable and economical cooking methods.
Ensures that enough food is prepared based on the number of people to be served and that food is prepared in a timely manner as scheduled.
Serves food and beverages in a presentable manner; prepares plates for infants or persons requiring additional assistance. Sets tables with plates, napkins and utensils or sets up buffet line for self-service. Cleans tables, chairs, floors, dishes, utensils, and kitchen appliances. Stores, refrigerates, and freezes foods in a safe and economical manner; monitors expiration dates on all foods ensuring proper disposal of food with expired dates. Prepares snacks and prepares plates of food for people eating after normal serving hours.
Maintains a high degree of cleanliness in the kitchen and dining room; ensures that all meals are prepared in a safe manner; ensures all kitchen personnel practice proper personal hygiene.
Maintains proper supply and orderliness of kitchen stock inventory in order to meet the needs of the kitchen; orders, receives, and processes food purchases; verifies that invoices are accurate and submits for further processing.
Assists in coordinating and carrying-out arrangements for programs and special events.
Supervises volunteers assisting in preparing and serving meals and cleaning of kitchen equipment.
Performs other related work as required.
Materials and Other Equipment Used
Kitchen UtensilsBlenderMixerFood Processor
Minimum Qualifications Required:
Education and Experience
High School diploma or equivalent,
Two or more plus years’ experience with cooking food for large groups, private parties, residential clients.
any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
License and Certifications
Serve Safe Food Handler Certification
Driver’s License maybe required
Knowledge, Skills Abilities
Knowledge of proper cooking methods and procedures.
Knowledge of meal planning techniques.
Knowledge of acceptable food storage and cleaning techniques.
Ability to cook nutritional, tasteful, and safe food for large groups in a timely manner.
Ability to properly clean kitchen appliances and utensils.
Ability to order food and kitchen supplies in an economical manner and to maintain an adequate level of inventory.
Mental and Physical Abilities
Ability to meet attendance requirements.
Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.
Ability to cook, taste, and smell food.
Duties are usually performed by frequent walking and/or standing, kneeling, or squatting relieved by lesser periods of sitting.
Work is performed in a normal kitchen environment where there may be limited physical discomforts associated with working around hot stoves/ovens or cold freezers.
All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
To apply, please select the “Apply Now” icon at the bottom of this posting.
Application submittal period: 03/06/20-03/20/20
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against based on disability.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
When an application is selected for review, typically, only applicants who indicate the relevant education and experience requirements, as indicated in the job description for the position, may be considered for job openings. Please FULLY complete the application, answer questions completely, honestly and to the best of your ability. Please also upload a copy of your resume (when available). Those applicants requiring accommodation to the application and/or interview process should contact a representative of the Human Resources Department at the applicable location.
We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!
- Job Family FL-NON-EXEMPT
- Job Function Food Service
- Pay Type Hourly
- Min Hiring Rate $11.00
- Max Hiring Rate $13.00
- Required Education Certification
- FL - St. Petersburg, FL 340 14th Ave S 33701, 340 14th Ave S, St Petersburg, Florida, United States of America