Part Time Cook- Sheriff’s Office

Johnson County

Iowa City, IA Human Services & Non-Profit / Restaurant & Food Service $17.90 to $ hourly
Johnson County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking a part-time Cook to prepare food from written menus and worksheets, and perform routine cleaning of kitchen facilities.
Knowledge of:
  • Materials, methods, and equipment used in preparing food on a large scale
  • Basic health, sanitation, and safety regulations related to food service
  • Basic mathematical calculations including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in order to determine the quantity of food needed
  • Special dietary requirements
  • English language to include basic grammar, sentence structure, and punctuation
Ability to:
  • Follow written menus and prepare recipes
  • Operate standard cooking equipment such as blenders, mixers, grinders and slicers and use kitchen cooking utensils for large scale food preparation
  • Test foods by observing, smelling, and tasting
  • Take necessary precautionary measures against health and safety hazards in food preparation
  • Represent Johnson County and perform duties in a professional, responsible and trustworthy manner
  • Keep accurate and timely records, and prepare reports
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and command staff
  • Handle low to moderate levels of stress, meet deadlines and solve problems appropriate to the position
  • Work while standing for extended periods of time
  • Follow verbal and written instructions
  • Have clarity of speech, hearing, and writing which permits effective communication
  • Have sufficient vision which permits minimal production and review of materials in hardcopy form
  • Have sufficient manual dexterity to make handwritten notations
  • Stand, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, squat, bend, twist, reach, and crawl
  • Have sufficient personal mobility to complete kitchen work
  • Lift, move, carry, push, and pull up to 70 pounds
  • Manage own time and work independently to complete daily duties
  • Work occasional overtime

Minimum Requirements: High school graduate (or equivalent) with six months experience in institutional or commercial cooking OR any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities. Must pass background check.

Cover letter and resume preferred
AA/EOE

Application Instructions:

To apply and learn more about this position please visit our website, www.johnson-county.com. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Job ID: 68923

Posted 25 days ago

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