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Culinary Worker III-Cook (2 positions)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

There are two positions for this posting. Working hours are as follows: -Position 1: W-TH, 2-10:30 pm; F-SU, 12-8:30 pm -Position 2: W-TH, 2-10:30 pm; F-SA, 12-8:30 pm; SU, 2-10:30 pm • Fully complete the Education and Work History sections of the application. Be specific on your entire work history, including the employment dates and duties for all positions held. • Once your complete application is submitted, it will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for this classification. • Please monitor your e-mail for further information regarding your application status. • All qualified candidates will be scheduled to take a State Universities Civil Service Examination. At the time of testing, you will be required to present a photo ID. NOTE: If you have previously tested for this classification and you wish to rewrite the examination to improve your score, please contact the Civil Service Testing Office at 815-753-6033 or 815-753-6034 by November 27, 2017. • Documentation such as driver’s licenses and/or DD214 MUST be presented at the time of the examination in order to receive the maximum eligible points. • This classification is considered Security Sensitive. Employment is contingent upon your passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Position Details

Posting Detail Information

Position # 00001452
Position Title Culinary Worker III
Working Position Title Culinary Worker III-Cook (2 positions)
Posting Type Civil Service
FTE 1.00
Representation
Primary Function

This position is responsible for assisting with the assignment of work activities of kitchen helpers and
student employees working in the food production area and is responsible for daily preparation of food
items for Dining Services. Individual in this position works under the supervision of Food Administrators
III and II.

Duties and Responsibilities (generally)

Detailed instructional recipes for all food items to be prepared are provided. Procedures on all
preparation and food handling are provided in the Food Production Procedure and the Task Training Manuals. Food Administrators III, II, and/or I are present in-house to serve as resource personnel and to monitor the quantity and quality of items being prepared for service and to insure sanitation standards are being met. This position has no supervisory responsibilities. To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Language Skills
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Mathematical Skills
Ability to add and subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral
instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Minimum Required Qualifications for this position

One (1) year (12 months) of experience in food service cooking in a commercial setting.

Education and Experience Preferred

One (1) year (12 months) of experience in food service cooking in a commercial setting.

Working Hours See special instructions
Hiring rate/range $12.32
Posting Date 09/01/2017
Closing Date 11/27/2017
Priority Review Date
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

There are two positions for this posting. Working hours are as follows:

-Position 1: W-TH, 2-10:30 pm; F-SU, 12-8:30 pm
-Position 2: W-TH, 2-10:30 pm; F-SA, 12-8:30 pm; SU, 2-10:30 pm

• Fully complete the Education and Work History sections of the application. Be specific on your entire work history, including the employment dates and duties for all positions held.

• Once your complete application is submitted, it will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for this classification.

• Please monitor your e-mail for further information regarding your application status.

• All qualified candidates will be scheduled to take a State Universities Civil Service Examination. At the time of testing, you will be required to present a photo ID. NOTE: If you have previously tested for this classification and you wish to rewrite the examination to improve your score, please contact the Civil Service Testing Office at 815-753-6033 or 815-753-6034 by November 27, 2017.

• Documentation such as driver’s licenses and/or DD214 MUST be presented at the time of the examination in order to receive the maximum eligible points.

• This classification is considered Security Sensitive. Employment is contingent upon your passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Link to Department Homepage www.niu.edu/dining
Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to
finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, and crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to I0 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and depth perception. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet/or humid conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

EEO Statement

In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Is Background Check Required Yes
Visa Policy

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

ADA Accomodation

To request a reasonable accommodation please contact Human Resource Services at 815.753.6000. For more information about requesting an ADA accommodation view Employment and Accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act policy.

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents