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Cook Helper - General

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Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Cook Helper - General
Department Dining Services
Position Number 0000000
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Part-time varied shifts including nights and weekends

Position Purpose

Under close supervision, assists with the preparation and serving of food items regularly listed on the daily menu in the dining facilities. Works in any general cooking prep areas where needed, e.g. grill, pizza, bakery, etc. Receives on-the-job training in general food service and sanitation procedures and in proper use and cleaning of kitchen equipment and machinery.

Skills & Knowledge
  • Familiarity with standard cooking methods and procedures.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to follow customer relations policies and procedures.
  • Ability to read, understand and follow recipes.
  • Ability to perform basic math and measurements.
  • Basic understanding of cleanliness procedures and general sanitation regulations.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time and to lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be willing to work varied shifts and required overtime.
  • Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population.
Minimum Experience
  • Food service experience preferred; but willing to train the right candidate.
Minimum Education
  • High school graduate preferred.
FLSA Non-Exempt
Level Temp - Service
Employment Category Temporary Part time
Department Contact for Cover Letter Kelly Mousley
Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans or any other legally protected group.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Key Accountabilities

Key Accountabilities

Responsibilities

  • Assists with the preparation of food items. Washes, peels, cuts and seeds vegetables and fruits. Cleans, cuts and grinds meats, poultry and seafood. Dips food items in crumbs, flour and batter to bread them. Stirs and strains soups and sauces. Preps pizza items and makes pizza.
  • Weighs and measures designated ingredients.
  • Carries pans, kettles, and trays of food to and from work stations, stove and refrigerator.
  • Stores foods in designated areas, maintaining an awareness of temperature requirements and potential for food spoilage.
-- Performs other duties as assigned.

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Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

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