Tarrant County Government COOK (Substitute) - Juvenile Services in Tarrant County, Texas

  • Helps plan, organize, prepare and serve nutritious meals three (3) times daily for the youth and staff of three (3) secure institutional programs and off-site programs as developed by the Department.

  • Must comply with the food service guidelines of the Special Nutrition Program and Standards for Secure Juvenile Pre-Adjudication Detention and Post-Adjudication Correctional Facilities.

County_ Substitute employees have no guarantee of continued employment. Except where the Civil Service Rules state explicitly otherwise, individuals employed in this category have no grievance or appeal rights. These employees work "as needed" and typically work irregular sporadic hours. Substitute employees are not eligible for benefits._

POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME

ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS IS RECEIVED

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Plans, prepares and serves meals 2. Cleans kitchen and related equipment to maintain sanitary conditions 3. Follows all kitchen security procedures 4. Documents the use of food supplies 5. Takes inventory of food supplies 6. Receives verifies incoming food orders 7. Dates and stocks all food supplies 8. Launders kitchen towels and aprons 9. Performs all other related duties as assigned Minimum Requirements: Must have a valid driver's license and proof of auto liability insurance.

Position is scheduled 20-25 hours per week. Must be available 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE (not required) - Minimum One (1) year experience in food preparation.

Ability to read and perform arithmetic operations involved in calculating food quantities and recipe changes.

(APPLICANT MUST PASS A PRE-PLACEMENT PHYSICAL EXAMINATION & CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK)

If hired, must provide proof of educational attainment at new hire processing.

Tarrant County will conduct background checks on new hires that will include a criminal background check related to convictions and deferred adjudication in the past seven years and may include credit reports, motor vehicle records, employment records and educational attainment. A conviction or deferred adjudication is not an automatic bar to employment. Each case is considered individually.

Physical Demands and Work Environment & Other Requirements: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is regularly required to lift, reach, stoop, stand and walk in an indoor commercial kitchen located in a locked security facility. Exposure to kitchen appliances.

Job Title: COOK (Substitute) - Juvenile Services

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Salary: $9.50 Hourly

Job Type: Substitute (#0022)

Location: Tarrant County, Texas