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Poughkeepsie, New York

Cook

Part Time 25 hours per week. This position is also eligible for paid time off including holidays and 401(k).

Duties:

  • Meal Preparation.
  • Assist in menu planning, inventory, ordering, and purchasing.
  • Maintain kitchen in safe, orderly, and sanitary condition.
  • Daily cleaning of all kitchen machines and appliances, as needed.
  • Enforce and support all program rules regarding use of kitchen by residents.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Program Director.

Qualifications:

  • Two years of institutional cooking in a facility of comparable size.
  • A valid NYS driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
  • Ability to prepare food tastefully, nutritionally, and attractively.
  • Competence in menu planning, food budgeting, storage, and sanitary procedures.
  • Ability to constructively oversee residents assisting with food preparation, service, cleanup, and other related tasks.
  • Ability to work closely with others and to communicate clearly.
  • Ability to safely perform the essential functions of the position.
  • Applicant will be subject to a background check screening.