Food Service Assistant - Institutional Kitchen

Under the
supervision of the Manager Food Services, the Food Services Assistant will be
responsible for all aspects of the kitchen. This is to include, but not limited
to supervising the client work team, maintaining the kitchen per Florida
Department of Health standards, cooking, cleaning, preparing and storing food.
+ Supervise the preparation of food, the
serving line, and portion control in accordance with the weekly menu.
+ Ensure all food preparation areas are
sanitary, safe, and free of all hazardous conditions.
+ Train
residents the basic skills of sanitation and food preparation, handling
and storage procedures.
+ Oversee the use of Hazard Analysis and
Critical Control points (HACCP) standards by staff and clients.
+ Monitor clients and report any
unacceptable behavior to Staff on Duty or Program Director.
+ Adhere to all Phoenix House policies
and procedures, contracting, licensing regulations, and quality assurance
program goals and objectives.
+ This position requires a flexible
schedule, weekends, and evening hours.
+ Serve as a role model for our clients.
+ Perform other duties as assigned.
+ Demonstrate
proficiency in Phoenix House's electronic health record
system (Welligent) sufficient to fulfill the duties required by this
position within 30 days of employment.
To perform this position successfully, you must be able to perform each
essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and
responsibilities. The requirements
listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities
+ Knowledge of food preparation
in an institutional setting, government regulations, and health and safety
+ Working knowledge of
Hazardous Analysis and Critical Control Points Standards (HACCP).
+ Ability to effectively
supervise clients in daily kitchen operations.
+ Ability to work with a
diverse criminal justice population.
+ Ability to work and communicate
with clients, staff, the general public, and vendors.
+ Ability to establish appropriate boundaries and professional
relationships with all residents in treatment, including former clients
+ Ability to take a teamwork approach to the job by cooperating with
others, offering to help others when needed, and considering larger
organization or team goals rather than individual concerns. Includes the ability to build a
constructive team spirit where team members are committed to the goals and
objectives of the team.
+ Ability
to operate, clean, and sanitize general kitchen equipment.
+ High School Diploma or General
Education Diploma.
+ One to three years overall
experience cooking or coordinating meals using safe
food handling and kitchen safety procedures in a kitchen,
cafeteria, restaurant, or similar environment.
Food Safety Manager Certification
Florida driver?s license with clean driving record; no more than 4 points
REGULARLY REQUIRED: You are regularly required to stand, walk,
stoop, kneel or crouch; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or
controls; reach with hands and arms; and lift or move up to 50 pounds.
Phoenix House is an Equal Opportunity Employer
providing equality of opportunity to all who are protected against
discrimination by law, regulation or executive order, including veterans and
individuals with disabilities.
EEO is the Law:Applicants
and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. Click
http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf to learn more.
EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled

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