General Nature of Work:
Performs routine or standardized work in the preparation and cooking of food products.
Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:
Examples of Work:
(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)
Prepares and/or cooks meats, vegetables, sandwiches, soups, gravies and various other food products.
Unloads and stores food products.
Inspects prepared food for palatability, appearance and conformance with menus, recipes and diets.
Measures prescribed quantities for food and baking products.
Prepares and serves food from food lines, at tables or on trays to be delivered.
Assists with cooking, baking or meat-cutting tasks in a trainee status.
Operates deep fat fryers, griddles, toasters and similar equipment.
Prepares and bakes breads and pastries.
Operates or checks cash registers in a dining facility.
Provides work direction to new employees.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)
Knowledge of methods, materials and appliances used in food preparation and service.
Knowledge of sanitation and safety procedures pertaining to food preparation and service.
Knowledge of the methods, materials and appliances used in a bakery.
Knowledge of meat-processing procedures.
Ability to maintain simple records and prepare written reports.
State Minimum Training and Experience
State Necessary Special Requirements:
(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)
There are no minimum training and experience requirements for this class.