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Washington State University Cook 2 in Pullman, Washington

Cook 2



674H-YYCSNPS - Cook 2


Business Title:

Cook 2


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Employee Type:



Job Family:

Bargaining Unit and Non-Permanent - OT Eligible


Position Details:


Summary of Duties:


Under general supervision of Dining Services Manager, responsible for the preparation of menu items, special menus, and catering menus. Responsible for developing new items annually and seasonally in conjunction with Chef/Manager. Ensure proper par stock ordering levels so that sufficient quantities of product are on hand while minimizing waste from over purchasing. Develop appropriate production pars, peak meal batch cooking and off-peak ala carte cooking levels. Responsible for proper handling and storage of all food products. Must demonstrate judgment, integrity and commitment to quality in all items prepared. Responsible for the safe and appropriate use and care of equipment, clean up, and securing of work area at shifts end. Maintain records as required and direct production area. Provide quality customer service to our guests.


This recruitment is being used to fill multiple vacancies.


Required Qualifications:


• Two (2) years cooking experience in a large scale food service or culinary operation which includes six (6) months experience directing the work of others.


• Completion of course in large-scale cooking may be substituted for one (1) year of experience; OR one (1) year as a Cook 1 in State service; OR equivalent education/experience.


• Possession of, or ability to obtain, a Food Handler\'s Permit within 14 days of employment.


• Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.


Preferred Qualifications:


• Two to five years experience in increasingly responsible food service positions.


• Multi-faceted food experience.


• Experience in a la carte restaurant cooking and various international/ethnic cuisines.


• Experience leading and training employees.


• General knowledge of commercial grade kitchen equipment use, safety, and maintenance.


• General knowledge of commercial grade kitchen equipment use, safety, and maintenance.


• Have a valid unrestricted driver\'s license.


Additional Information:


To support WSU\'s ability to attract talent in a competitive job market, this recruitment has been approved for a hiring incentive payment of up to \$2,000, as well as a referral incentive payment of up to \$1,000. More information regarding the hiring incentive payment program can be located on the HRS website:




Student Affairs


Department Name:


Dining Services


City, State, Zip:


Pullman, WA 99164


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Monthly Salary:


Range 36, \$3,321.00 - \$3,915.00 (Steps F-M) \| Successful candidates typically begin at the beginning of the salary range and receive scheduled salary increment increases in accordance with WAC 357-28 OR applicable Collective Bargaining Agr