Cook - Childcare & Learning Center

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Cook - Childcare & Learning Center
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Jacksonville,  FL 32222
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Our client is an established preschool and childcare learning center looking to hire an individual who has a passion for planning, preparing and serving nutritious meals to help nourish the children they serve.  The right candidate is responsible for planning and preparation of meals and snacks according to state nutritional guidelines.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Performs duties for food preparation as required by the Center Director or Assistant Director.
• Maintains sanitation standards for food service area.
• Maintains positive work habits.
• Performs food service duties efficiently and productively.
• Maintains or upgrades food service skills.
• Markets food program and increases participation in the school food service.



Required Skills

• Valid food handler’s card.
• 3 - 5 years related experience in running a large child care center food program.
• Good interpersonal skills with adults and children.
• High energy level.
• Ability to plan projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities.
• Results Orientation – Proven ability to set and exceed targets.
• Good reasoning ability and sound judgment.
• Resourceful, well organized, highly dependable, efficient and detail oriented.
• Ability to establish credibility.
• Service oriented and assertive.
• Team Orientation & Interpersonal Skills– highly motivated team-player with ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with all levels within and external to the organization.
• Communication – able to effectively and persuasively express self verbally and in writing, using correct language and grammar in a professional, diplomatic, empathetic and tactful manner.
• Systems & Software – proficient level knowledge of Microsoft Office software applications.
• Customer Orientation – able to personally provide high level of cheerful, interactive service to take care of the needs of children and parents while following Center procedures.

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