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Dining Services III - Cook - Nutrition Services - Part Time

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Dining Services III - Cook - Nutrition Services - Part Time Print ( Apply Dining Services III - Cook - Nutrition Services - Part Time Salary $13.13 - $18.66 Hourly Location Pueblo, COJob TypePart TimeDepartmentColorado Department of Human ServicesJob NumberIIB 02169 07/06/2021Closing Continuous + Description + Benefits + Questions Department Information $1000.00 Sign On Bonus! Filling Positions for Multiple Vacancies Bonus paid to eligible newly hired dining services employees in the Mental Health Institute of Pueblo. This position is open only to Colorado state residents. Review New COVID Compliance in the Conditions of Employment - Effective Sept 20, 2021 Opt in below to receive text message updates on CDHS recruiting events!CDHSCareersAbout Us:If your goal is to build a career that makes a difference, consider joining the dedicated people of the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS). Our professionals strive to design and deliver high quality human and health services that improve the safety, independence, and well-being of the people of Colorado. In addition to rewarding and meaningful work, we offer excellent benefits:+ Strong, secure, yet flexible retirement benefits including a PERA Defined Benefit Plan or PERA Defined Contribution Plan plus 401(k) and 457 plans+ Medical and dental health plans+ Employer supplemented Health Savings Account+ Paid life insurance+ Short- and long-term disability coverage+ 10 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick leave+ BenefitHub state employee discount program+ Employee Wellness program MotivateMe+ Excellent work-life programs, such as flexible schedules, training and more*Some positions may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. For more information, go to Culture & EnvironmentWe believe in a people-first approach: To serve the people of Colorado, we develop a culture and work environment that creates an energized, inspired, and healthy team capable of giving their best to Coloradans.Balance creates quality of life: We want our team to be resilient through a supportive workplace that values flexibility, health and wellness, and employee engagement.We hold ourselves accountable: We take responsibility through our actions, programs, and results for the state of health and human services in Colorado.Transparency matters: We are open and honest with employees, our partners, the Coloradans we serve, and the public.We are ethical: We abide by what is best for those we serve by doing what is right, not what is easy.Collaboration helps us rise together: We work together with all partners, employees, and clients to achieve the best outcomes for Coloradans.*** Reminder: This job announcement will serve as an application pool for available positions that now exist or may exist in the future. Including both part and full time positions.***Colorado Mental Health Institute at PuebloAs a cornerstone of the Pueblo community for over a century, Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo is a leading employer, provider of quality mental health services, and a community partner.Description of JobThe purpose of the Nutrition Services Department is to provide quality food service and medical nutrition therapy to more than 1500 clients in a mental health care facility and the Colorado Department of Corrections. With over 100 employees, the department strives, within available resources, to provide adequate nutrition to clients based on medical, spiritual, ethnic, cultural, and mental health needs.The purpose of this position is to prepare and serve meals to CMHIP patients in a respective dining room. The position is responsible for preparing and cooking a variety of food including modified diets while adhering to federal, state and local regulations. This position grills, re-therms food in the combi-oven, assembles and portions food, and serves food from a cafeteria line to patients. As a cook, this position serves as team leader. May be scheduled to work in North Kitchen or dining rooms, based on business needs.Duties: + Prepares and re-therms food and beverage products. Takes QA sample bags and stores for 72 hours until testing is completed. Cooks meals by using various cooking methods and equipment (i.e. combi-oven, griddle, conveyor toasters, etc.). Prepares meals in accordance to load slips and ensures food safety and sanitation guidelines are followed. The position also serves meals/snacks to CMHIP patients in accordance with meal report. Oversees dining services II positions to ensure all kitchen and dining room areas are kept clean and dishwasher temperatures are documented.+ The position is responsible for completing an inventory of dining room supplies. Orders supplies from North Kitchen as needed by using bread and milk order form. Receives supplies and stores them in the appropriate location based on the item being delivered (i.e. cold item, dry storage, chemicals, etc.).+ Documents knife counts, refrigeration temperatures and food temperatures on designated log sheets. Ensures all refrigerators other log sheets are updated daily. Follows all policies, rules, regulations, and practices of the department to include wearing ID badge, proper uniform, and accountability with keys, utensils and sharps counts by following safety procedures.+ Complies with all federal, state, local and CMHIP regulations regarding sanitation, safety (i.e. equipment operation, work practices) and security (i.e. utensil counts, keys control.). Ensures IOJ and incident reports are completed in a timely manner.+ Maintains competency by attending trainings and in-services. Maintains active computer access to complete Cornerstone trainings.+ Other duties may be assigned or may be asked on work other units to ensure coverage.Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal RightsMinimum Qualifications : + Two (2) years of food service experience.Substitutions:+ NoneEmployment history is calculated on a full-time basis (40/hrs per week). Part-time employment is calculated on a pro-rated basis to determine qualifications. Be sure your application specifically addresses your qualifications, experience, work products, and accomplishments as they relate to the position and minimum requirements.Preferred Qualifications: + Food handlers certification+ Institutional experience+ Detail-oriented+ Excellent customer service skillsConditions of Employment: + Must pass a Colorado Bureau of Investigation background check, a Federal Bureau of Investigations background check, and a drug screen as a condition of employment+ Required to report without delay or interruption to provide essential or emergency services to ensure health, safety, and welfare+ Required to work weekends and holidays.+ Exposure to cleaning chemicals and commercial cooking equipment.+ Required to take TB (Tuberculosis)Test+ Former State employees who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination must disclose the information on the application and provide an explanation why the prior termination or resignation should not disqualify the applicant from the current position. Absent extraordinary circumstances, prior disciplinary termination or resignation in lieu of termination will disqualify the applicant from future State employment with CDHS.+ As a condition of employment, this position is required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Continued employment is therefore contingent upon your receiving the first dose of a two-dose vaccine, or a single dose vaccine, within the first 30 calendar days of [first day of work] and becoming fully vaccinated based upon the timelines associated with the vaccination type. Until fully vaccinated, you will be required to follow all testing and PPE protocols. Be advised that fully vaccinated means two (2) weeks after a second dose in a two-dose series of the COVID-19 vaccine, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or two (2) weeks after the single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnsons Janssen vaccine, as defined by the State of Colorados Public Health Order and guidance issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment. Religious and medical exemptions and reasonable accommodation will be addressed as required by law pursuant to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commissions vaccination guidance. If you would like to request a medical or religious exemption, please contact Knowledge Of:+ Foodservice operations and the preparation and production of food+ Cleaning and sanitizing practices as they relate to foodservice operations+ Knowledge of safe food handling, and storage practices and regulations+ Knowledge of weights, measures, (e.g., food scales, measuring cups, and spoons), and food measurement techniques.+ Knowledge of the techniques used in mixing food (e.g., gelatin, pancake batter, salad dressing, scrambled eggs, etc.).+ Knowledge of cooking methods (e.g., frying, deep-fat frying, boiling, steaming, and baking).+ Knowledge of food safety related to handling and storing cooked foods, serving and storing temperatures, and reading food thermometers.APPEAL RIGHTS:If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for this position, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board or request a review by the State Personnel Director.An appeal or review must be submitted on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative. This form must be delivered to the State Personnel Board by email, US Mail, faxed or hand-delivered within ten (10) calendar days from your receipt of notice or acknowledgment of the departments action.For more information about the appeals process, the official appeal form, and how to deliver it to the State Personnel Board go to or refer to 4 Colorado Code of Regulations (CCR) 801-1, State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, Chapter 8, Resolution of Appeals and Disputes, at under Rules. Supplemental InformationThe State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. How to Apply (PLEASE READ CAREFULLY)Please note that ONLY your State of Colorado job application will be reviewed during the initial screening; if you submit a resume and cover letter, they will be reviewed in later stages of the selection process. Therefore, it is paramount that you clearly describe all of your relevant experience on the application itself. Applications left blank or marked "SEE RESUME" will not be considered.Your application will be reviewed against the minimum qualifications for the position. If your application demonstrates that you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be invited to the comparative analysis process, which is described below. Supplemental Information:After submitting an application, you should receive an email acknowledging your submission. If you do not get the email, please check to ensure you have actually submitted the application and typed the correct email address on the application.Include a working email address on your application; one that is checked often as time sensitive correspondence WILL take place via email. You may receive email notifications from a Colorado Department of Human Services employee or from this email address It is your responsibility to ensure that your email will accept these notices and/or review your junk mail and spam filtered email; if you do not receive correspondence soon after the closing date, please contact the "Department Contact" listed in this announcement.Comparative Analysis ProcessColorado Revised Statutes require that state employees are hired and promoted through a comparative analysis. The comparative analysis for this position will include a review of your application material and your responses to any supplemental questions. Applications and responses will be reviewed by a Subject Matter Expert (SME) to assess and rank applicants in order to establish an eligible list for referral to the hiring manager for final consideration.Be sure the "Work Experience" section of your application is complete and specifically addresses your qualifications, experience, and accomplishments as they relate to the Description of the Job, Minimum Qualifications, Required Competencies and Preferred Qualifications as listed above. Resumes and "see resume" statements will not be accepted in lieu of the "Work Experience" section of the application. Failure to include adequate information or follow instructions by the closing date may result in your application not being accepted and/or may affect your score, rank or inclusion in the final pool of eligible applicants.SCHEDULED DATES of INTERVIEWS WILL NOT BE MADE UP. IF YOU FAIL TO SHOW AT THE APPOINTED DATE/TIME, MAKE-UPS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED.Note: Transfers, voluntary demotions and reinstatements are required to apply and participate in the selection process.For Recruiting questions, please contact Accommodations:CDHS is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our ADAAA Coordinator, Nancy Schmelzer, at call 1-800-###-####. Sign on bonus:Employees eligible for signing bonus include those that are new to the State Personal System, transferring from another State agency or reinstating as an eligible employee (former employees of CDHS cannot receive a signing bonus if re-hired or reinstated within six months of separation). Current employees of CDHS who are promoting or transferring are not eligible for the signing bonus. In order to retain the signing bonus, the new employee must maintain satisfactory level of performance and must maintain employment for one year. Other terms and limitations may apply.Toll Free Applicant Technical Support:If you experience technical difficulty with the NEOGOV system (e.g. uploading or attaching documents to your online application) call NEOGOV technical support at 855-###-#### Mon-Fri between 6 am and 6 pm (Pacific Time). Helpful hints: if you are having difficulty uploading or attaching documents to your application first, ensure your documents are PDF or Microsoft Word files, and second, close the document before you attempt upload (attach) it.THE CAMPUS OF THE COLORADO MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE AT PUEBLO IS TOBACCO FREE The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer Associated topics: dairy, diet, dietary, exercise, food, icf mr, nutritional, nutritionist, swine, wic
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