This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 7218
UW Job Family: 73
SOC Code: 35-2012
Pay Grade: 16
Date: July 01, 2004
Guides and assists kitchen staff in performance of operations; independently performs general and routine cooking tasks; functions as shift supervisor, as directed.
Prepare and cook meat, fish, vegetables, gravies, cereals, soups, fruits, salads and desserts according to recipes and established procedures for food preparation; cook or oversee the cooking of specialty or banquet items.
Prepare food production reports; review daily menu and adjust recipe for day's production requirements; order food and supplies; taste test food for quality control.
Lock and unlock freezers and storage areas; ensure storage, rotation and use of leftover food; maintain portion controls.
Maintain established standards for sanitation and safety.
Clean kitchen, utensils and work areas as necessary.
Assist in training, supervising and scheduling kitchen staff; provide direction and guidance in daily operations.
May assist in maintaining equipment.
Maintain currency in field by attending workshops or reading associated journals.
Standard kitchen and food service environment; regular exposure to heat from ovens, grills, and stoves, cold from storage facility, and other hazards associated with food service and preparation.
Cook performs cooking tasks as assigned according to established standards under general supervision.
Cook, Senior performs the work done by Cooks under limited supervision and provides project or group leadership.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.