Assistant Cook


Assistant Cook

Adams and Associates, Inc.

icon Philadelphia, PA, US, 19145

iconFull Time

icon19 April 2024

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High School Diploma or equivalent required. Advanced degrees preferred. Prefer previous
experience in food service. Must be able to obtain ServSafe credentials.
Physical requirements include sitting, standing, climbing, walking, lifting, pulling and/or pushing,
carrying, reaching, stooping and crouching. Demonstrates the ability to lift 40 pounds and / or the
ability to assess the lift load in order to ask for necessary assistance.
May provide supervision and training to Job Corps’ Work-Based Learning students.
o Assists in the preparation and presentation of quality food.
o Renders good customer service skills and engages young adults.
o Assists in kitchen clean-up, washing dishes, cleaning and sanitizing the food preparation area
to ensure sanitation and cleanliness of all food service areas.
o Transports finished meals from preparation area to serving line. Keeps serving counters
stocked with prepared food.
o Produces quality work/assignments in a thorough, timely and accurate manner.
o Maintains appropriate personal attendance, accountability and work productivity standards.
o Plans, prioritizes and organizes assignments to meet established goals and deadlines.
o Understands and applies job knowledge to effectively complete all required job responsibilities.
Proactively maintains the skills required to perform job duties.
o Mentors, monitors and models the Career Success Standards as required by the PRH.
o Provides high-quality supervision and management for the student population. Takes swift and
appropriate action and positively influences student behavior. Shows respect and courtesy to
students and holds them accountable for their actions and behavior.
o Provides quality services for students and ensures that quality is maintained and student needs
are met. Pursues improvement and enhancement of requisite services.
o Exchanges ideas and information, both orally and in writing, in a clear and concise manner and
contributes meaningfully to group efforts by offering relevant ideas and knowledge. Provides
quality and timely information to DOL/Company when requested.
o Effectively articulates thoughts and ideas. Identifies problems, analyzes causes and evaluates
appropriate solutions prior to taking or recommending actions. Follows up to ensure
prompt/appropriate action is taken and that problems are in fact corrected.
o Works in partnership with staff from all Departments to ensure effective supervision and
services are provided to students.
o Accepts direction and supervision from the Center Director/Center Duty Officer/Shift Manager
to include assignments to temporarily perform job responsibilities of other departments and
o Other duties as assigned.