University of Pennsylvania COOK II in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reference Number 95-29001
Posted Job Title COOK II
School Name Residential and Hospitality Services
Org External Dining
Posted to the Web 06/06/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade U
Employment Type Non-Exempt
Position Type Limited Service
Position Schedule Mon-Sun as scheduled
Position Length Ongoing
Position End Date
The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.
Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.
The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.
Residential & Hospitality Services (RHS) provides essential 24/7 services for the University of Pennsylvania, comprising student housing, residential and campus dining services, conference and event services, University Club operations, and services for those seeking off campus housing. RHS responsibilities include administering housing-related services to 11 College Houses and Sansom Place (graduate and undergraduate housing) across campus, working with other partners to provide students and guests with services that support living and learning in the University residences; and overseeing numerous food operations and dining services to ensure delivery of consistent, high-quality food to a diverse on-campus clientele through a wide variety of venues. http://cms.business-services.upenn.edu/hospitality-services/
Assists Cook I and Chef in food service in University Dining Hall. Receives direction from Cook I and Chef regarding daily production responsibilities. Under the supervision of the Cook I, the Cook II follows HACCP guidelines and is responsible for the timely preparation and presentation of food using all the various cooking methods. Batch cooking techniques must be followed through all stages of preparation. Follows standardized recipes and contributes information to Cook I and Chef regarding accurate completion of production sheets. Maintains quality assurance standards set forth by management regarding: appearance, temperature, texture, taste. Communicates effectively with Unit Leader I and Serving Line Attendants regarding production and amount of food available on serving line. Labels, dates, covers and stores all leftovers properly. Responsible for maintaining ‘clean as you go’ standards and ensuring work area is clean and sanitized during and at the end of work shift. Ongoing training is mandatory and must be attended when offered. In addition to the job description of the Cook II, the Catering Cook II must have skills and knowledge in catering cooking methods and display techniques.
A High School Diploma or GED is preferred and 0 to 1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Some recent experience in food service preferred. Ability to communicate and implement management direction. Ability to lift 10 – 25lbs. Must be willing to work flexible hours, 7 day a week operation. Position is for 9 months per year.
Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/37468
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