|Salary||$39,933* - $52,276/year (*New State employees start at the minimum)|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||5/16/2019 1:13:00 PM|
The State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS), Southwest Connecticut Mental Health System (SWCMHS) seeks qualified individuals for the position of Cook (PCN 102664). Location: Greater Bridgeport Community Mental Health Center, 1635 Central Ave, Bridgeport CT, 06610. Monday - Friday 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., full time, 37.5 hours per week, alternating weekends.
Cooks and prepares a variety of foods for consumption for consumers on our inpatient units; including numerous special diets for medically compromised individuals. Operates many types of kitchen preparation and cooking equipment with limited assistance or oversight.
Please ensure that your application is complete and you have included your resume within the "Resume Tab" of your application. You will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application into the JobAps system.
Applicants invited to interview will be requested to supply the following: a copy of their Motor Vehicle Operator's License.
Questions about this recruitment should be directed to Sharon Ferguson DMHAS HR, 203-551-7078 or MHA-DMHAS-Recruitment@ct.gov.
This class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks involved in preparing and cooking food.
Prepares and cooks a wide variety of foods including special diets; operates various types of cooking equipment such as stoves, ovens, steam cookers, mixing machines, choppers, etc.; cleans kitchen areas and equipment; rotates stock on a regular basis; assists with the ordering of food and supplies; inspects food received; may serve food or assist in serving; may prepare production records; performs related duties as required.
Knowledge of and ability to apply cooking principles and techniques on a quantity basis; knowledge of liquid and dry weights and measures; some knowledge of health and safety requirements in food service; some interpersonal skills; some oral and written communication skills; some ability to utilize computer software; some ability in menu preparation and record keeping; some mathematical ability.
Two (2) years of experience in the preparation of food on a quantity basis.
Successful completion of a cook training course under the auspices of State or Federal Apprentice Training Bureaus may be substituted for one (1) year of the General Experience.
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/individuals.
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.