PT Cook I

Reports To:

Sous Chef

FLSA STATUS:

Non-Exempt

AGE REQUIREMENT:

18+

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for the daily preparation of food items in the culinary department. Assists the on duty supervisor to ensure proper food preparation and quality throughout all food outlets.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Prepares food items as directed by the Chef. Assists the Chef and Kitchen Staff in everyday food preparations.
Maintains a clean and safe workstation according to the standards set by the Casino, including walk in coolers and storage areas.
Responsible for the good safety and health practices throughout the culinary department, including emergency and security procedures.
Remains current on all Casino policies and procedures.
Maintains proper and professional relationship with all Casino Staff.
Provides constructive input to foster process improvement within the department.

COMPETENCIES:

Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time.
Communication – Must have exceptional people skills. Able to communicate effectively with any customer and employees at all levels.
Ethics – Treat people with respect; inspire the trust of others; work with integrity and ethically; uphold organizational values.
Motivation - Must be self-motivating and able to motivate employees at all levels to achieve the company's long and short term goals.
Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Uses equipment and materials properly.
Teamwork – Contribute to building a positive team spirit; Support everyone's effort to succeed.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This job requires no supervisory responsibilities.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one (1) to three (3) months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Must have the ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, correspondence, memos, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. This includes the ability to write communicative correspondence and to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers and other employees of the organization.

MATH SKILLS:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Visually analyze various capacities of proportions, distances, and frequencies.

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

COMPUTER SKILLS:

No computer skills are necessary for this position.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, & REGISTRATIONS:

The following trainings will be offered post-employment and are required within the training schedule timeframe: Title 31, ServSafe, sexual harassment prevention, ladder safety, PPE, safety orientation for food service, safety orientation, electrical safety, back safety, hazard communication and office ergonomics.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Must be able to see and hear, or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to assure that the requirements of this position can be fully met.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; frequent exposure to cleaning chemicals; and exposure to airborne particles; may be exposed to high heat areas.

Must be able to work under stressful situations.

Drug and Alcohol free workplace.

Must be able to work in a smoke filled environment.

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