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Second Cook

  • Requisition no: 518615
  • Work type: Full Time
  • Location: Morningside
  • School/Department: Campus Services
  • Grade: Second Cook
  • Categories: Food Services
  • Job Type: Support Staff - Union
  • Bargaining Unit: 1199 Cafeteria Workers
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Salary Range: $21.58 per hour

Position Summary

In charge of the general operation during the absence of higher ranking Cooks and Manager.


  • In charge of the general operation during the absence of higher ranking Cooks and Manager. 
  • Performs the duties of the First Cook in absence of same.
  • Assists in production and menu planning, quality control, safety, preventive maintenance, and employee performance.
  • Produces the menu of the day, including but not limited to, entrees, vegetables, soups, and sauces.
  • Operates all kitchen equipment in accordance with the prescribed manner including, but not limited to, ranges, steamers, meat slicers, and deep fat fryers.
  • Observes the rules of the Division of Dining Services pertinent to food handling and production.
  • Trains lower labor grade employees using various training methods.
  • Observes safety standards and practices.
  • Performs related duties as required or assigned within job classification.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma and/or its equivalent.

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