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Job Title: Cook

Available Positions: 10

Approximate Salary: £ (GBP)

Address: Ascension Island

City: Ascension Island

State/Province: Ascension Island

Country: United Kingdom

Education Level: High School Diploma

Experience Level:

Skills Required: Excellent interpersonal skills (People person) , Chef , Food Preperatation

Job Posted Date: 2021-08-23

Job expiry Date: 2021-09-22

Full Time

Job Details

The Cook II prepares any or all items on a menu.  The incumbent is the shift leader over all other food service workers, and provides technical oversight of a full range of food service activities, such as preparing and/or modifying menus and recipes, maintaining work schedules, assisting with food orders, and assisting with inventory control.

Essential Duties & Job Functions:
  • Leads food service workers in volume preparation and timely service of food on assigned shift; develops work plans, pull sheets, and cycle menus.
  • Assigns, reviews, and evaluates the work of assigned food service workers; adjusts work assignments and schedules to maintain adequate staffing levels, and responds to fluctuating workloads.
  • Prepares food, including regular and specialty items, according to standardized recipes in accordance with management directions, dietary manuals, verbal and written instructions, and/or cycle menus.
  • Gathers, combines, prepares, bakes, or cooks a variety of foods such as meat, seafood, poultry, fruits, vegetables, soups, sauces, gravies, salads, breads, and deserts as determined by menus or management.
  • Uses commercial cooking equipment and all associated cooking utensils.
  • Instructs, assigns, monitors, evaluates, and assists food service workers in serving food and kitchen clean-up including washing dishes, mopping floors, and washing walls as needed.
  • Assists in billeting operations including assigning rooms, directing billeting staff on daily tasks, and providing guest assistance after-hours as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Accountable For:
  • Timely and cost-effective performance of duties.
  • Harmoniously working with other employees and customers.
  • Working with the Project Principals to fully coordinate all activities.
  • Effectively coordinate a number of projects simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrating initiative and problem-solving skills.
  • Contributing to the successful completion of project initiatives.

Job Requirements (Education, Experience, Professional Associations):

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Five (5) years of hands-on experience in dining facility operations.
  • Valid state Driver’s License with acceptable driving record pertinent to the position.
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Favorable National Agency Check w/Inquiries (NACI); or the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance at the Secret level, as applicable to the position requirement.
  • Ability to successfully pass any employment background check and/or drug testing required on the contract.

  • Certified Food Service Professional.
  • Associate’s Degree in Food Service Management.
  • Previous supervisory experience.