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Kansas Employer Cook / Kitchen staff in Ellsworth, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12394348

Position Requirements\ o Must be able to pass a background check (Employer expense after hire)\ o Must be able to lift 30 pounds\ o Active Adult/Child CPR and First Aid certification (Enrollment at Employer expense after hire)\ o Health assessment on KDHE form AND negative TB screen (Employer expense after hire)\ o Consistent in attendance and job duties. Reliable and dependable\ o Must have a current food handlers license (Online courses at Employer expense after hire)\ o Knowledge of health and sanitation requirements; be prepared for unexpected inspections from CACFP and KDHE

Preferences (will train the right candidate)\ o Experience with meal preparation following pre constructed menus in accordance with the guidelines required by the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).

Responsibilities\ o Follows CACFP guidelines to cook breakfast, lunch and one snack daily for about 70-90 children.\ o Complete daily meal report, recorded with each meal.\ o Prepares/edits menu monthly (on a 4-week rotation)\ o Completes annual CACFP training. (Online courses at Employer expense after hire)\ o Uses the Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs provided by the USDA when creating new recipes to ensure that the proper component(s) is provided.\ o Maintains a sanitary kitchen.\ o Construct and call-in weekly milk orders while sticking to a budget.\ o Complete inventory usage per day, turning in the weekly usage sheet at the end of the week.\ o Maintains up to date records of food allergies and prevents contamination.\ o Work independently in an efficient manner.\ o Communicate with teachers about childrens dietary requirements.\ o Cut food to age-appropriate sizes in the kitchen before serving out to classrooms.\ o Follow daily cleaning and sanitizing sheet posted in the kitchen to ensure a clean and safe environment.\ o Date all food items when received and opened.\ o Maintain confidentiality of each child, family, and staff member as well as confidentiality of the center\ o Inspect, remove, and report any lost or damaged items directly to Assistant Director\ o Meet all KDHE regulations as well as ECLC policies and procedures.\ o Report any suspected abuse to ECLC administration and/or DCF, as you are a mandated reporter.\ o Report to ECLC administration if regulations are not being followed by staff.\ o Communicate to Assistant Director when kitchen supplies are low or unavailable at minimum one week prior to running out.\ o Present during monthly truck deliveries to accept, inventory, and restock cabinets.\ o Be flexible to give bathroom breaks or staff breaks when asked by administration.\ o Complete any other duties that may be assigned by Assistant Director or Executive Director

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