Department of Behavioral Health seeks Cook - $50k to $65k
Independently responsible for preparing meals for regular and modified diets utilizing the cook/chill method of food production. Coordinates food preparation and meal services; monitors tray line activities and instructs lower grade employees in methods and techniques of food service; prepares, seasons, cooks and serve meals; prepares meals using fresh and frozen items. Cooks food items by all methods of preparation (i.e. bake, grill, fry, stew, roast, broil, saute etc.) Evaluates the condition of food being cooked; monitors temperature of hot and cold foods through food preparation and services; prepares meals for therapeutic and special diets. As required, drives a car, box truck or van to deliver food within within the Department. Completes daily mandatory documentation and performs general housekeeping tasks.
RESIDENCY PREFERENCE AMENDMENT ACT OF 1988
A person applying for a position in the Career Service, Educational Service, Management Supervisory Service, a line attorney position in the Legal Service (series 905), or an attorney position in the Excepted Service (series 905) who is a bona fide District resident AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION for the position may be awarded a 10-point residency preference over non-District applicants, unless the person declines the preference points. If selected, the person shall be required to present no less than 8 proofs of bona fide District residency and maintain such residency for 7 consecutive years from the effective date of the appointment. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the 7-year period will result in forfeiture of employment.
Area of Consideration: Open to the Public
Duration of Appointment: Permanent
Tour of Duty: Required to work rotating shifts, including weekends and holidays
Thorough knowledge of the full range of food preparation principles, techniques and procedures in a health care dietary setting
Licensures, Certifications and other requirements
Must have a valid Food Hygiene Certificate (such as ServSafe)
Must have a valid DC Department of Health Food Protection Manager ID
Must have a valid driver’s license
Minimum Education Requirement
Must possess a high school diploma or a certificate of equivalency (GED)
Demonstrated work experience in the preparation and cooking of food in a health care dietary setting.
Work is performed in a controlled environment and involves some exposure to moderate risk of accidents and requires following basic safety precautions.
THIS POSITION REQUIRES A PRE EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL AND CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK.