Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada
Cook Job in Austin, NV
Job DescriptionSalary: 10.89
Under the direct supervision and evaluation of the AoA Title VI Program Coordinator, this position will be responsible for preparing and serving meals, maintaining a clean and sanitary kitchen, purchasing and storage of supplies, meal delivery to homebound clients in accordance with the AoA Title VI and USDA program guidelines.
Plans monthly menus & prepares meals according to AoA/USDA requirements with minimal waste and works from written menus & recipes for a varying number of people;
Operates standard cooking equipment & utensils for quality food preparation and maintains all appliances in a clean, safe and good working condition.
Maintain the financial responsibility of credit cards purchase orders and receipts according to ITCN financial policies;
Purchase and inventory of food within budgetary and meal requirements;
Receives and properly stores food & supply items at the site;
Ensures elders are served according to the recommended dietary guidelines in a pleasant environment and conversation which are suitable for meal time;
Ensures the clean-up of the kitchen and dining areas after each meal service maintaining safety and sanitation standards at the site according to program guidelines;
When necessary, will deliver meals to certified homebound elders;
Completes required daily, weekly and monthly reports regarding menus, number of meals served, money collected, and supportive services preformed;
Distribution & collection of eligibility paperwork for congregate & home delivered meal service and annual needs assessment survey;
Work independently and make decisions concerning minor problems that may occur at the site;
Exercise good judgement, courtesy & tactfulness in dealing with co-workers, elders and community. Respond positively & constructively to common inquires or complaints;
Attend training, perform related work and supportive services as required to meet Title VI standards and regulations.
Must possess a valid Nevada Driver’s License and reliable transportation with the required state insurance coverage;
High school diploma or Higher Education Certificate;
Possess or be able to obtain Food Handlers Certification within 30 days of hire at https://www.ihs.gov/foodhander or another agency;
Able to use a calculator & solve basic math calculations;
Willing to occasionally travel for training/technical assistance;
Basic computer literacy;
Experience involving group food preparation or vocational training is desired;
The physical demands described herein are represented of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee is regularly required to:
Stand, reach with hands & arms and talk or hear;
Walk, sit and use hands to handle or feel;
Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl;
Occasionally lift and/or move up to 45 pounds;
Must have specific vision abilities required by this job to include: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
Preference is filling vacancies will be given to qualified Native American candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, U.S. Code Section 472 & 473). However, the Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants in accordance with the provisions set forth in Section 703 (I) of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended in 1991.