Cook (20182504)

  • YUBA COUNTY, CA
  • Marysville, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Part Time Nutrition and Food Services
  • Salary: $16.44-$18.09 Hourly USD

Job Description

The County of Yuba is currently recruiting for extra-help Cook positions within the Tri-County Juvenile Rehabilitation Campus. Under close supervision, prepares and provides institutional meals following federal and state nutritional guidelines, and performs other duties as assigned. Yuba County staffs the Cook classification at the County Jail division in the Sheriff's department and at the Tri-County Juvenile Rehabilitation Campus, a division within the Probation Department. This position performs a full range of tasks associated with the preparation and distribution of meals to juvenile detainees and adult inmates. The incumbent ensures that properly prepared nutritional meals are produced in a large volume, institutional setting. Responsibilities also include overseeing detainees and/or inmates and institution workers assisting with food preparation.

For successful performance, the incumbent would be required to have knowledge of principles, methods and equipment used in high volume meal preparation in an institutional setting; basic food groups and nutritional values; safe work practices related to food preparation, storage and service; basic business arithmetic; and basic inventory and record keeping principles and practices. Skill in overseeing and preparing meals in a large scale, institutional setting; overseeing and training others in basic cooking and work procedures; operating, cleaning and performing minor maintenance to large institutional food preparation and cooking equipment; maintaining accurate records and preparing work related reports; directing others in work procedures; and reading, understanding and following recipes and oral and written directions. Ability to interpret instructions and menus given by supervisor; know and understand how to clean and use kitchen equipment; observe inmates at work site; solve operational problems; remember cooking instructions; and explain work procedures to staff and inmate workers; supervise a kitchen facility utilizing inmate workers; and maintain intense concentration on activities going on around one's location on a constant basis throughout the entire work shift. This is only a representative summary of the major duties and abilities for this position.

The Tri-County Juvenile Rehabilitation Campus provides youth detention services to the communities of Yuba, Sutter and Colusa Counties. The facility operates under a Joint Powers Agreement between the three counties. Yuba County Probation is the administrative agency responsible for the management and daily operation of the facility. The Juvenile Hall is a 60 bed, 24-hour secure detention facility providing detention services for Yuba, Sutter and Colusa Counties. The shared goal of facility staff is to provide services that will assist the youth in successfully reintegrating back into the community.



Close Date: Until filled

Job Address

Marysville, California 95901 United States View Map