University of Oklahoma Norman, Oklahoma
Dec 04, 2023Full time
Job Description Located on the corner of Lindsey and Jenkins, Headington Hall is a premiere college housing facility, housing a rich community of student athletes and non-athletes alike. The University of Oklahoma is currently looking for a Line Cook to serve this community and, ultimately, the university by preparing, producing, and/or serving food items within the dining hall. To help provide this service our Line cooks are given a free meal for each shift worked and a uniform at no cost to the employee. Essential Duties: Prepares, season, cooks, fires and bakes food according to standard recipes following portion control standards. Modifies recipes and/or production amounts. Ensures optimal quality of food throughout preparation and service. Prepares food items for individual serving following portion control standards. Determines food quantities, prepares estimates of time, labor and materials for assigned tasks. Oversees maintenance of inventory, food consumption and other food service records. Operates a variety of manual and/or automatic kitchen equipment such as ovens, grills, mixers, slicers, etc. Handles operational readiness and safety of equipment and supplies. Adheres to university and Health Department quality standards. Advises supervisor concerning quantity and quality of food and supplies. Performs other related duties as assigned. Job Requirements Required Education/Experience: None Skills: Uses tools, such as knives, splicers, potato peelers, etc. and/or small kitchen equipment in a manner requiring reasonable proficiency, generally derived from previous training or during the introductory period. Skilled in the safe, sanitary, and effective handling of food, cooking utensils, food processing equipment, walk-in refrigeration, elevators, cash registers, dishwashers, time clock, etc. Performs addition, subtraction, multiplication, simple accounting, and division effectively enough to count change, when necessary, take inventory, serve portions, enter time on a times sheet, etc. Reads and interprets routine written materials, menus, instructions and e-mails. Communicates effectively, in English, orally and/or in writing. Understands and demonstrates Housing and Food Services core values at all times. Basic understanding of nutrition and portion control. Understands and applies time and attendance guidelines with ability to use systems to clock in/out. Able to handle varying workloads and meet deadlines as necessary. Communicate orally and in writing as required to exchange information; read and understand basic written materials. Basic math and computer skills. Advertised Physical Requirements: Must be 18 years or older. Must submit to a background check. Perseverance, both physically and mentally, for fast-paced and demanding responsibilities required. Exposure to disagreeable conditions such as handling greasy, dirty materials, walking on slippery floors, walking or riding between buildings on campus, going in and out of walk-in refrigeration units, etc. Frequent and repetitive arm and wrist movement. Exposure to chemicals and noxious odors. Ability to lift objects up to 50 lbs, and push/pull up to 100 lbs, depending on job assignment. Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time and adapt to a large kitchen environment with varying temperatures (-8 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit). Climb stairs, as necessary, and depending on job assignment, occasionally to frequently. This will be determined by employee's assignment. As essential personnel you may be required to work during University closings. Supervision: Position receives general supervision from supervisor. Certifications: Safe Food Handling and Sanitation Certification required upon employment. Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy. To view the policy, visit Hepatitis A Vaccine required Diversity Statement: The University of Oklahoma is committed to achieving a diverse, equitable, and inclusive university community by recognizing each person's unique contributions, background, and perspectives. The University of Oklahoma strives to cultivate a sense of belonging and emotional support for all, recognizing that fostering an inclusive environment for all is vital in the pursuit of academic and inclusive excellence in all aspects of our institutional mission. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.