Title Code: 7130
Occ. Group: 311.233
 

COOK LEAD WORKER

 

EXPECTATIONS FOR ALL EMPLOYEES

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:

PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential;
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
DIVERSITY
of people and thought is respected;
EXCELLENCE
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
EFFICIENCY
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and
COMMITMENT
to intellectual achievement is embraced.

DEFINITION

Employees in this class are under general supervision. Serve as lead workers to other cooks with responsibility for the preparation of more complex food items in a Cafeteria. Performs related work as required.
 

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

- Serves as lead worker to cooks on a shift for a Cafeteria.

- Cooks more complex food items such as sauces, meats, and vegetables for a Cafeteria from a production sheet.

- Inspects completed food to ensure proper taste and quality.

- Ensures timely completion of food.

- Trains cooks in hygiene, sanitation, and cooking skills.

- Ensures sanitation of cooking area.

- Performs other duties as assigned.
 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

- Knowledge of modern methods, materials, and equipment used in food service.

- Knowledge of health hazards and proper precautionary measures used in food preparation.

- Knowledge of modern cooking techniques.

- Knowledge of principles of supervision.

- Ability to coordinate work of cooks engaged in food preparation and cooking.

- Ability to maintain high standard of cleanliness.

- Ability to instruct and train new employees.

- Ability to express ideas clearly, concisely and convincingly.

- Ability to evaluate situations and make decisions.

- Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other employees.
 

RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. Graduation from a standard high school. Experience as a cook in a food service operation. Applicants should possess a current health card issued by the County Health Department.
 

  Date     Skill         Eval            
4/1/82        5      433022213

 

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The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.