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    Classified Staff Job Description

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    Classified Staff Employee Job Description

    Job Code: 040370
    Title: Cook, Fry
    Pay Grade: 14
    Pay Range

    Purpose of Classification:
    Cooks short orders for patrons of food service units.

    Distinguishing Characteristics:
    This is first in a series of three classifications and is distinguished from the Entree Cook in that incumbents prepare simple items that do not require multiple steps in the preparation. Incumbents are subject to extreme heat from grills. Typically reports to Cook, Lead.

    Example of Duties:
    • Cooks short orders such as hamburgers, eggs, pancakes and other grill items.
    • Washes, cuts and prepares foods designated for cooking.
    • Keeps informed of daily menu in order to help coordinate cooking times.
    • Verifies that food cooked is satisfactory in both quality and quantity prepared.
    • Cleans cooking utensils, grills, ovens, hoods and other equipment used in food preparation.
    • Maintains sanitation, health and safety standards in the work area.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Knowledge of food service operation including large quantity food preparation.
    • Skill in operating various institutional/commercial kitchen equipment.
    • Ability to effectively communicate.

      Minimum Qualifications:
      • One year commercial or institutional cooking experience; OR,
      • Any combination of experience, training and/or education approved by Human Resources.


      Revised: 11/10/2003

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