|Date Opened||10/8/2019 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$36,072* - $45,076/year (*See 'Introduction' below for starting salary information)|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||10/17/2019 11:59:00 PM|
*** THIS POSITION IS DESIGNATED AS HAZARDOUS DUTY ***
The State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS), is a health care agency whose mission is to promote the overall health and wellness of persons with behavioral health needs through an integrated network of holistic, comprehensive, effective, and efficient services and supports that foster dignity, respect, and self-sufficiency in those we serve.
The DMHAS, Whiting Forensic Hospital (WFH) seeks qualified individuals for an Assistant Cook position. (Position # CV 24520) This is a full-time, thirty-seven and one half (37.50) hours per week positions. The schedule is as follows: Three (3) Day Schedule: Wednesday, Friday and Saturday - 5:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
*The entry level compensation rate for this position shall be ten percent (10%) below the minimum compensation listed on this bulletin for an employee in his/her initial working test period. Upon completion of the initial working test period, the employee shall advance to the minimum (Step 1) of the salary schedule and be paid accordingly.
The selected candidate will work independently in a pantry and serve up to 50 clients per meal, 3 meals per day. Food is prepared in Battell Kitchen and must be picked up for each meal and brought to the Whiting facility by truck. Other than the food pick-up they will remain in a locked/secure environment during their shift. Cell phones are not allowed.
State of Connecticut employees participate in competitive benefits plan that includes healthcare coverage, a retirement plan as well as paid time off.
Questions regarding this recruitment should be directed to Deb Robinson, DMHAS HR, (860) 262-5819 or Deborah.A.Robinson@ct.gov.
This class is accountable for performing a full range of basic tasks in the preparation and cooking of food.
Performs a variety of basic tasks in preparing soups, salads, meats, vegetables, desserts, beverages, nourishments, etc.; cleans, washes, polishes pots, pans, dishes, silverware, kitchen equipment, floors, walls, etc.; operates kitchen machines and equipment; may participate in serving food and packing food for delivery; may receive training in the preparation of food on a large scale; may prepare food in the absence of the cook; assists with the receiving and storage of food; may assist in the preparation of production records; performs related duties as required.
Some knowledge of simple food preparation; some knowledge of liquid and dry weights and measures; some interpersonal skills; some oral and written communication skills; ability to follow instructions and learn routines; some mathematical ability.
Any experience and training which would provide the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.
Incumbents in this class may be required to lift moderate to heavy weights; may be exposed to risk of injury from equipment and utensils used in the kitchen and from patients/clients.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.