Cook 1

Job Title
Cook 1
Job Order ID
27654554
Begin Date
2/4/22
Duration
Location
Jacksonville,  FL 32218
Other Location
Description
Idea Recruitment has partnered with the local Zoo, in Jacksonville, FL in their search for full time Cooks.
This position is responsible for the preparation of menu items in the Food Service Division.  The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is usually open from 9am to 5pm every day of the year except Christmas. The zoo is open as late as 11:00pm for some events. 
 
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
  • Prepare and cook JZG menu items as instructed by the Chef. 
  • Assisting with other food services duties as needed. 
  • Keep work area clean and safe for staff and guests.
  • Abide by standard operating policies and procedures of the department.
  • Perform all related duties as required.
  • Be a positive team player.
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
  • A high school diploma or its equivalent is preferred.  
  • Must have good customer service skills and present a professional image.  
  • Standing for a period of at least 3 hours and lifting 50 lbs. without difficulty is required.  
  • Must be able to take direction from the Chef, Restaurant Manager/Supervisor. ServSafe Food Handler Certification
 
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  
  • Must be available to work special events that may occur outside of regular work schedule, including evenings, weekends or holidays, as assigned. 
  • Ability to work independently and exercise independent judgment.
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must be able to sweep, mop, stoop, bend, kneel and lift overhead. 
  • Able to lift and carry 40 pounds without difficulty for short distances.
  • Ability to traverse zoo grounds and operate a motorized cart. 
Required Skills

• Prepare and cook JZG menu items as instructed by the Chef.
• Assisting with other food services duties as needed.
• Keep work area clean and safe for staff and guests.
• Abide by standard operating policies and procedures of the department.
• Perform all related duties as required.
• Be a positive team player.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Openings
2
Pay Range
$16.00   Hourly to $16.00   Hourly

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