Food Services Worker @ Muscatine County - Muscatine, IA

Food Services Worker

Muscatine County
Muscatine, IA
11 days ago

Prepares and cooks a variety of foods from an established menu and responsible for the care and cleaning of the kitchen facilities and equipment.

Prepares meats, poultry, vegetables, salads, soups and desserts; cooks menu-directed meals in accordance with established recipes. Prepares and bakes cookies, cakes and pies; cooks special diet foods in accordance with dietary directions. Checks temperatures of food before before and during serving; packs outgoing meals for work release. Prepares special diets. Cleans up work area after meals including packaging and storing leftover food, cleaning counters, sinks, appliances etc. Observes safe and sanitary work habits in the preparing, cooking and serving of food. Operates standard cooking equipment such as mixing machine, steam cooker, tilt skillet, toaster, food processor, convection oven, grill, meat slicer and stove. Checks in, stores and moves food and food supplies. Turns off equipment and locks up store room and kitchen. Performs other related duties as required.

High school diploma or equivalent. Valid Driver's License and insurable under Muscatine County's insurance policy. Knowledge of materials, methods and equipment used in preparing food in large amounts, care and cleaning of kitchen equipment, health, sanitation and safety practices involved in food preparation. Skill in the use of kitchen utensils and equipment. Ability to work from written menus and standard recipes and adapt them to the requirements of varying numbers of meal preparations. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and residents. Physical ability to lift medium articles, sometimes weighing up to 50 lbs and carrying objects weighing up to 50 lbs; pushing and pulling objects weighing up to 50 lbs.

The application process include completing and submitting the following:
* Muscatine County Employment Application * Copy of Driver's License
* Muscatine County General Knowledge Test * Copy of DD214 (if applicable)
* Copy of High School Diploma or equivalency * Copy of additional education (if applicable)

Thee steps can be completed Monday through Friday between 8 Am and 4 PM at the Muscatine County Jail public lobby area at 400 Walnut Street, Muscatine, Iowa. Your resume should be turned in when these steps have been completed.
Salary: $13.98 to $16.66/hour