Staff Positions

Available Staff Positions

 

Staff Cook

Department:  Dining Services                           

Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt                                         

Reports To: Dining Services Director/Catering Manager

                                                   

Application Deadline:

Until filled. Please submit application and resume to resumes@fhu.edu

Effective Date:

Immediately. A six-month probationary period is in effect for all non-exempt employees.

Position Summary:

The Cook will accurately and efficiently prepare, portion, cook, and present a variety of hot and/or cold food items for various meal periods: to include Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Special/Catered Events. The general responsibilities of the position include those listed below, but Freed-Hardeman University may identify other responsibilities of the position.

 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties as assigned):

  • Prepares and cooks to order foods that may require short preparation time.

  • May prepare food and serve customers at an a la carte station and may operate a grill station.

  • Prepares food in accordance with current applicable federal, state, local and University standards, guidelines and regulations to ensure high-quality food service is provided.

  • Reads food order or receives verbal instructions on food required by patron, and prepares and cooks food according to instructions.

  • Provides the highest quality of service to customers at all times.

  • Follows basic recipes and/or product directions for preparing, seasoning, cooking, tasting, carving and serving soups, meats, vegetables, desserts and other foodstuffs for consumption in eating establishments.

  • Prepares foods under direct supervision or instruction by operating a variety of kitchen equipment to measure and mix ingredients, washing, peeling, cutting and shredding fruits and vegetables, and trimming and cutting meat, poultry or fish for culinary use.

  • Tastes products, reads menus, estimates food requirements, checks production, and keeps records in order to accurately plan production requirements and requisition supplies and equipment.

  • Clean and sanitize work stations and equipment and must follow all Freed-Hardeman, Federal, State and local regulatory rules and procedures.

  • Complies with allHACCP policies and procedures.

  • Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.

  • Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures.

  • Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments.  

  • Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.

  • May receive inventory, move and lift foodstuffs and supplies and prepare meals for customers requiring special diets.

  • May produce some batch goods using basic cooking techniques.

  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

Requirements:

  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent.

  • 2-4 years of related work experience.

  • Knowledge of basic operation of equipment

 

Salary:

Commensurate with training, education, and experience

Benefits:

As described on www.fhu.edu/hr/benefits.aspx

 

TO APPLY FOR A POSITION

Step 1: 

Complete the online staff application for employment.

Step 2:

Submit your cover letter and resume to resumes@fhu.edu.

A PDF version of the application is also available. For accessibility or ADA accommodation questions, please email resumes@fhu.edu.

Your Right to Know

As provided by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, prospective employees of Freed-Hardeman University are entitled to request and receive a copy of the FHU Security Report. The FHU Security Report can be accessed here. This report includes crime statistics on certain reportable crimes.

Anyone desiring a paper copy of this report may contact the Campus Safety and Security office at 731-989-6911.