Company: One80 Place
Posted on: September 23, 2022
The Cook/Kitchen Assistant takes responsibility for preparing
and ensuring smooth meal service in the Community Kitchen. This
includes determining what type of meal is being served, prepping
and cooking the meal (100+ meals), serving the meal (sometimes with
a co-worker, trainee or volunteer) and post meal clean up. We serve
around 60 meals during breakfast, lunch and dinner on a serving
line. We also prepare about 50 to-go meals for our community lunch.
1. Experience in commercial, institutional, or buffet food service.
2. Ability to work both independently and as an active team member.
3. Excellent interpersonal, oral, written communication and
organizational skills. 4. Maturity and sensitivity to cultural and
individual differences of the homeless population. 5. Ability to
maintain professional demeanor while exercising judgment and
discretion in work. 6. Ability to follow oral and written
instructions. 7. Ability to read and interpret documents such as
operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, recipes,
menus, warning labels, packing slips and supply orders. 8. Ability
to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds including heavy stock. 9.
Ability to stand for extended periods of time. 10. Flexibility in
scheduling. 11. Commitment to the mission, values, and goals of
One80 Place. 12. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to
respond calmly and effectively to changing environments. 13.
Ability to work cooperatively with staff, volunteers and clients
performing essential functions. Specific Duties: 1. Complete tasks
assigned by the Community Kitchen Director, Director of Training,
or other supervisory staff. 2. Execute meal service with little to
no supervision, use your own creative freedom to decide menus. 3.
Prepare a variety of meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables, and other
food items in ovens, grills, fryers, steamers, and other kitchen
equipment. 4. Utilize FIFO system to assist with unloading the food
rescue truck daily. 5. Assist with the cleaning and organization of
the kitchen and equipment. 6. Provide support to the Culinary Job
Training Program as needed (this includes teaching students kitchen
skills, how to read and make recipes, how to use kitchen equipment,
providing support and mentoring). 7. Contribute to a positive
working environment and work collaboratively with all staff,
volunteers, and clients. 8. Be flexible in scheduling to meet the
needs of the organization. 9. Follow food safety and sanitation
rules and guidelines. 10. Other projects and duties as needed.
Physical, Environmental and Sensory Demands: 1. Sound mental
reasoning. 2. Excellent organizational and time management
abilities. 3. Superior communication skills, verbal and written. 4.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse individuals. 5. Corrective
vision and hearing to normal range. 6. Ability to move between
service locations. 7. Ability to lift 50 pounds and to assist
physically disabled clients with basic functions. 8. Possible
exposure to communicable diseases, vicarious trauma, and irregular
Keywords: One80 Place, Charleston , Cook/Kitchen Assistant, Hospitality & Tourism , Charleston, South Carolina
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