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New York State Civil Service Cook in Claverack, New York

Minimum Qualifications

Three years of experience in large-scale cooking, one year of which must have included regular supervision of subordinate employees or working inmates.

Large scale is defined as 300 meals daily. ## Duties Description Prepare and cook a variety of foods including soups, sauces, meats, fish, vegetables, baked goods, etc.

Supervise kitchen staff in the storage, preparation, cooking and dispensing of food.

Clean and sanitize kitchen facilities, utensils and equipment.

Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview. ## Additional Comments Typically, a Cook works under the direction of a Head Cook, and is responsible for the preparation of an entire meal on an assigned shift or for a specific type of cooking such as range cooking, baking or dessert cooking.

Background Investigation Requirements: 1) All prospective employees will be investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC), which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application, may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees. 2) All prospective employees will be screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees will be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) For Division of Juvenile Justice and Opportunities for Youth (DJJOY) prospective appointees will be checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. OCFS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. OCFS is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities and workplace diversity. It is the policy of OCFS to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the position for which they are applying or for which they are employed. OCFS does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under title I of the ADA.

Notes on Applying

Qualified candidates should e-mail their resume and letter of interest to eoajobpostings@ocfs.ny.gov You MUST include the Vacancy number of the position in the subject line of your email and/or cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify you for the position when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by OCFS Personnel for your social security number to confirm your employment history.

Date Posted: 11/16/20

Applications Due: 12/01/20

Vacancy ID: 83251

Agency: Children & Family Services, Office of

Title: Cook

Occupational Category: Other Professional Careers

Salary Grade: 11

Bargaining Unit: OSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary Range: From $41130 to $50405 Annually

Employment Type: Full-Time

Appointment Type: Permanent

Jurisdictional Class: Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage: 0%

Workweek: Variable

Hours Per Week: 40

From: 12 AM

To: 11:30 PM

Flextime allowed?: No

Mandatory overtime?: Yes

Compressed workweek allowed?: No

Telecommuting allowed?: No

County: Columbia

City: Rensselaer

State: NY

Zip Code: 12144

Name: New York State Office of Children and Family Services

Telephone: 518-473-7936

Fax: 518-473-6122

Email Address: eoajobpostings@ocfs.ny.gov

Street Address: Columbia Secure Center 419 Spook Rock Road

Street: Bureau of Personnel - KNV 52 Washington Street, 231 North

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