Lead Cook

Career Systems Development
New Haven
Mar 01, 2018
Mar 29, 2018
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time

The Lead Cook is responsible for scheduling work assignments of other food service personnel and ensuring meals are being served in quality and quantity to meet students' needs. Establishes menus and verifies sufficient quantities of foodstuffs are being prepared


  1. Directs the work flow of food service personnel
  2. Utilizes recipes and work sheets to plan amount of food needed and preparation methods
  3. Assists in the preparation of food and cleaning equipment
  4. Checks kitchen to ensure all work areas are kept clean and that safe work habits are being used
  5. Directs work of students who are assigned to the kitchen during assigned shift
  6. Checks kitchen at end of assigned shift to make sure all leftover foods are properly stored
  7. Monitors inventory of foodstuffs and requests additional food as necessary
  8. Assists in the preparation of reports as required
  9. Attends staff training sessions as required
  10. Work in the absence of the Food Service Manager
  11. Handles, stores and rotates all products properly
  12. Work flexible shift to accommodate other staff absence

Minimum: High school education or equivalent. Two years' experience in institutional food preparation

Preferred: Three or more years work-related experience

Knowledge Required: Individual should have well-developed habits of personal cleanliness and hygiene. Ability to obtain a state driver's license. Must meet State or local food handling requirements, whichever are more restrictive. Knowledge of good nutrition. Must obtain and maintain CPR/First Aid certification.

All post offer candidates must complete and pass a background check and drug screen.

Interested in making a difference in young adults' lives between the ages of 16-24? If so we may have the perfect job for you.


Job Corps is a government-funded, no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps socioeconomically disadvantaged youth. We strive to fulfill this mission by following our Core Values of "Safety, Individual Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Growth and Commitment."

Come and surround yourself with talented and professional individuals who have also taken the next step of making a difference in someone's life. You would not only have a great and dedicated team to work with, but you would also be eligible to take advantage of a comprehensive benefits plan which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401 ( k), legal, tuition reimbursement, paid holidays, vacation, and sick time.


Monday through Friday ( 9:30 am to 6:30 pm)

CSD is a leader in workforce development operating Job Corps centers throughout the U.S. since 1964 and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action / Female / Minority / Disabled / Veteran Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex ( including pregnancy, child-birth, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, disability, family care status, veteran status, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. CSD makes reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities to apply for employment. Contact Susan Evans at ( 888) to request a reasonable accommodation.

More searches like this