Cook/Nutrition Aide

Responsible for meal/snack preparation and serving. To act as an Ambassador to the Agency and to reflect all Agency matters in a positive way.

REPORTS TO: Regional Manager/Site Supervisor

FLSA STATUS: Full time, Non-Exempt

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Include the following. Other duties may

be assigned.

Food Production/Preparation:

  • Preparation and delivery of meals/snacks that meet USDA Food Program requirements for preschool children and all Head Start program requirements and policies.
  • Ensure meals are prepared and served on schedule.
  • Purchase food for breakfast and or snack.
  • Follow an 8-week cycle menu, noting changes as needed.
  • Communicate with food caterer regarding menus and meal counts.
  • Use creativity in seasoning food, estimating amounts to be prepared, utilizing leftovers, and preparing attractive food.
  • Use food production and food storage procedures that meet USDA and CACFP requirements.
  • May need to pick up daily meals from catering service.
  • Follow standards of sanitation according to state and Head Start program regulations and policies.
  • Operate basic food service equipment safely.
  • Be a role model for children and families at mealtimes.
  • Plan and complete routine cleaning and maintenance of kitchen and equipment.
  • Responsible for active supervision of all children during Head Start/EHS-CCP activities.

Record keeping:

  • Submit accurate meal counts for district manager approval.
  • Take weekly food inventory.
  • Submit records of food purchases and record quantities of food prepared on a daily basis.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: One year of experience or formal training in food management. Knowledge of safe food preparation/storage procedures.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Valid Wisconsin driver’s license. Food sanitation certificate.

THIS ORGANIZATION RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REVISE OR CHANGE THE JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES AS THE NEED ARISES. THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A WRITTEN OR IMPLIED CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT. THIS IS NOT INTENDED TO BE AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF ALL DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION.

STARTING WAGE: $14-17/hour, based on experience.

BENEFITS: For Full-time Employees Only.

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan

SCHEDULE:

  • Monday to Friday

Positions serving the following areas:

Spooner

To be considered for an interview, applicants must submit:

  • ICAA application
  • Resume with cover letter
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • References
  • Proof of degree/licenses (if applicable)

Apply by sending the above documentation to

Email: 

recruiter@indianheadcaa.org

Mail:

ICAA, Attn: Recruiter

1000 College Ave. W

Ladysmith, WI 54848

Fax: 715-532-1503

For more information, please call 715-532-4222 and ask for HR.

ICAA is an equal opportunity employer and provider operating under an approved Affirmative Action Plan.  As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage women, minorities, and persons with disabilities to apply.