Cook - YWCA El Paso Del Norte Region


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Mabee ELA
30 hrs. Mon-Fri.

Under direct supervision, prepares and cooks food for children in child development programs. Utilizes recipes, menus, proper measurements and mixtures; and follows established food services guidelines and USDA standards.

High school graduate or equivalent required.

One (1) year institutional food service experience required; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Prior oversight of assistant food preparers preferred.

Must be at least 18 years of age. Knowledge of simple arithmetic required, with ability to make basic computations.  Ability to follow directions and routines required.  Must be able to cook for and serve large groups. Must have an interest in children. Ability to be creative and resourceful required. Must be able to cope with emergencies. Must be able to work under pressure with interruptions.
Must be able to read, write, understand and communicate in English.  Must acquire CPR, First Aid/SIDS, DFPS background check, FBI fingerprint and food management certifications prior to start of employment. Must maintain these certifications throughout employment.
If you have lived out of state in the past five years you are required to submit for criminal history and child abuse/neglect check for the different states you have resided in.  Must supply physician statement of current negative TB test and freedom from communicable diseases.