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POSITION TITLE: Cook
LOCATION/DEPT: Harbor Light
REPORTS TO: Food Service Manager
To provide leadership using policies, procedures and available systems to support the Harbor Light Center in meeting the mission of The Salvation Army.
The backgrounds of the clients served by The Harbor Light Program will manifest a variety of inappropriate behaviors. When this occurs, employees are to respond within the context of the treatment environment of the site. Employee conduct (actions, dress, etc) and interactions (conversations, written communications, etc.) with clients must also be within the treatment environment of the facility.
The Cook is primarily responsible the preparation of meals for the nutrition program.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This individual relates to and interacts with a wide range of contacts both within and outside The Salvation Army. In these contacts, they act as a representative of the army and its mission.
Under the general supervision of the Kitchen Manager with some freedom to plan, schedule and carry out responsibilities within established policies and guidelines.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
This position is required to do light physical work. Must be able to walk up two flights of stairs and lift up to 70lbs.
In order to successfully perform the essential functions of this position, the employee is regularly required to use standard kitchen equipment.
The work environment for this position includes a kitchen environment with a low to high noise level.
Must be able to work with clients that have poor social skills, suffer from mental illness, and have substance abuse problems.