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COOK II (UPWARD MOBILITY)

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To be provided a Reasonable Accommodation during the hiring process, you will need to provide a certification of disability from a physician, psychiatrist, school official or an Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Counselor. Supporting documentation should be uploaded under My Documents → Additional Documents section for each application.

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Date:  Jan 23, 2023
Location: 

Kankakee, IL, US, 60901-5018

Job Requisition ID:  22231

Agency :  Department of Human Services 

Opening Date: 01/24/2023
Closing Date/Time: 02/06/2023
 
Salary:   Anticipated Salary: $3,479 - $4,763 per month.  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Kankakee  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU:   RC009  

 

This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.

 

All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the illinois.jobs2web.com website. State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors employee career portal.

 

While not required, a Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV) is recommended. When applicable, titles that require specific coursework, professional license or certification will include a notation requesting the appropriate document(s) be uploaded in the Additional Documents section of your application. Failure to upload requested transcripts, license and/or proof of certification when specified may result in eligibility. Please note that the Department of Human Services must verify proof of higher education for any degree earned (if applicable) regardless of vacancy title before any offer can be extended.

 

Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.

 

Posting Identification Number  10-75-22231

Position Overview

The Division of Developmental Disabilities is seeking to hire a Cook 2 for the Shapiro Center located in Kankakee, Illinois to direct, instruct, and participate in the preparation of meats, vegetables, and designated foods as required by menus. Utilizes a personal computer to generate general spreadsheets and review recipes.  Operates standard cooking equipment, i.e., mixers, convection ovens, steamers, kettles, deep fryer, grill, slicer, etc. Directs, instructs, and participates in the cleaning of cooking equipment, work area and other equipment to maintain sanitary and safe working conditions.  Ensures compliance with Healthcare and Family Services (HFS), Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), Central Management Services (CMS), Department of Human Services (DHS) and Center policies and procedures. Serves as designated lead worker.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Coordinates menus with current and anticipated food inventory.
  2. Serves as designated lead worker.
  3. Directs, instructs, and participates in the preparation of meats, vegetables, and designated foods as required by menus.
  4. Utilizes a personal computer to generate general spreadsheets and review recipes.
  5. Operates standard cooking equipment, i.e., mixers, convection ovens, steamers, kettles, deep fryer, grill, slicer, etc.
  6. Directs, instructs, and participates in the cleaning of cooking equipment, work area and other equipment to maintain sanitary and safe working conditions.
  7. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to the completion of high school and two years of cooking experience, which provides extensive knowledge of materials, methods and equipment used in preparing food on a large-scale basis.
  2. Requires possession of a valid Food Service Sanitation Certificate issued by the Illinois Department of Public Health or requires possession of a Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM) certification from a program accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Conference for Food Protection (CFP).

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  • Qualifying state employees in the Upward Mobility Program may complete combinations of specific proficiency tests and training programs leading to a certificate of proficiency in lieu of the stated education and experience requirements for this class.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires ability to pass the IDHS background check.
  2. Requires ability to pass a drug screen for drugs prohibited from recreational use under Illinois Law.
  3. Requires the ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related policies and guidance.

Work Hours:  4:30am - 1:00pm Rotating days off, every 3rd weekend off  

Days off:

Week 1 Tues, Sat/Sun

Week 2: Friday

Week 3: Wed/Thurs

Work Location: 100 E Jeffery St Kankakee, IL 60901-5018  

Division of Developmental Disabilities

Shapiro Developmental Center

4-Fiscal Unit - Central Dietary
Agency Contact:
 
DHS.HiringUnit@Illinois.gov

 Job Family:  Facility/Fleet Management; Social Services  

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Use the “Apply” button at the top right or bottom right of this posting to begin the application process.

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If you have questions about how to apply, please see the following resources:

State employees: Log in to the career portal for State employees and review the Internal Candidate Application Job Aid

Non-State employees: on Illinois.jobs2web.com – click “Application Procedures” in the footer of every page of the website.

Qualifying state employees in the Upward Mobility Program should follow the Upward Mobility Policy Guidelines when applying for this title.

 

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