DISTRICT WIDE Cook/Baker

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Class Code:7241

LOCAL DISTRICT CLASSIFICATION PLAN

CLASS TITLE: COOK/BAKER

BASIC FUNCTION:

Prepare, cook, bake and serve a variety of foods in quantity at an assigned school site; assist in other food preparation duties as directed; maintain facilities in a clean and sanitary condition; train and provide work direction to others. 

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:

  • Prepare and bake rolls, biscuits, breads, cakes, cookies and other baked goods; prepare and combine necessary ingredients.

  • Prepare and cook meat dishes, vegetables and other main dishes; prepare salads, sandwiches, fruit, soups, sauces and other foods.

  • Assist in determining appropriate quantity of food items for cooking and baking; adjust and extend recipes as needed; maintain food quality standards including appearance, and nutritional requirements.

  • Monitor temperatures of food to assure safety and quality standards are met; monitor water temperatures to assure proper temperature for sanitizing.

  • Serve food according to established guidelines and replenish serving containers as needed; serve and sell lunch items to faculty.

  • Clean cafeteria equipment, utensils and appliances and store food supplies; assure compliance with kitchen sanitation and safety procedures and regulations; clean refrigerators and storerooms as required.

  • Assist in storing unused food and supplies; dispose of unusable leftovers; utilize proper methods of handling foods to be stored.

  • Operate a variety of standard kitchen utensils and equipment including slicer, chopper, mixer, steamer, fryer, dishwasher, electric warmer, range, oven, pressure cooker, cash register, dishwasher and other cafeteria equipment as required.

  • Train and provide work direction to others.

  • Record amounts of food sold and monies collected as assigned; assist with inventory and maintain routine records as directed; prepare records of foods cooked and foods left over.

  • Prepare and bake food for special events as needed; assist at banquets or special events as required.

  • Assist in other food service areas as needed; collect money and make correct change.

  • Perform related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Principles and methods of quantity food service preparation, serving and storage.

  • Sanitation and safety practices related to handling, cooking, baking and serving food. 

  • Methods of preparing and serving food in large quantities. 

  • Methods of adjusting and extending recipes and proper substitutions.

  • Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies.

  • Standard kitchen equipment, utensils and measurements. 

  • Health and safety regulations. 

  • Basic record-keeping techniques. 

  • Basic math and cashiering skills.

ABILITY TO:

  • Prepare, cook, bake and serve a variety of foods in quantity at an assigned food service facility.  

  • Prepare and serve food in accordance with health and sanitation regulations.

  • Operate and maintain standard machines and equipment found in school cafeterias and kitchens.   

  • Prepare attractive, appetizing and nutritious meals for students and staff.

  • Lift, bend, reach and stand.

  • Follow, adjust and extend recipes.

  • Understand and follow oral and written directions. 

  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. 

  • Lift heavy objects.

  • Maintain routine records.

  • Meet schedules and time lines. 

  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others. 

  • Plan and organize work. 

  • Observe health and safety regulations. 

  • Train and provide work direction to others. 

  • Make change accurately.

  • Read and write at a level required for successful job performance.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Any combination equivalent to:  high school diploma, G.E.D. Certificate or demonstrated progress toward obtaining a G.E.D. as required by Kentucky law and one year experience in cooking and baking food in large quantities.

LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Must complete training course for certification of beginning school food personnel as prescribed in 702 KAR 6:045.

SALARY:

Erlanger-Elsmere Pay Grade –FS 1

Posted By

Erlanger-Elsmere Independent Schools

305 Bartlett Ave , Erlanger, KY 41018
 

At the following locations

Erlanger-Elsmere ISD - Districtwide

500 Graves Avenue , Erlanger, KY 41018