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Cook - Asian Foods (Part-time)

Requisition ID req561
Department Food Service Operations
Campus Rock Creek Campus -
Employment Type Classified-Part Time
Close Date Apply Immediately; This position will close once sufficient qualified applications have been received.
Position Summary

This is a recruitment for a part-time Cook - Asian Foods.
.81 FTE (Approximately 1,685 hours per year)

Monday - Thursday - 7:00am to 5:30pm.

Scheduled Breaks: Winter, Spring, and Summer breaks, unless needed for catering.

Under the direct supervision of food service management, prepares hot and/or cold food for the campus community, including catering for special events. Incumbents may perform broad food preparation duties or focus on a specialty area. Communication skills are employed to interact with supervisor, co-workers, student trainees and the public. Incumbents are responsible for maintaining County/State/Federal health codes, customer satisfaction and accurate work results that are noticeable by the customer (i.e. food quality, wholesomeness, presentation, merchandising, portion control and maintenance of departmental food standards). May direct the work of student and casual employees assigned to work in the area.

See the classification description for additional information:

As an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity institution, PCC is actively seeking qualified minorities, women, disabled veterans, veterans and individuals with disabilities to enhance its work force and to reflect the diversity of its student body. Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.

Candidate Profile

These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications.

- Experience Asian-style food preparation.
- Experience with recipe development and menu planning.
- Experience with food-handling safety and organization.

Minimum Qualifications

To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).

High school diploma or equivalent.

One year of experience preparing food in a high production commercial food service environment.
Knowledge of safe operation of commercial food service equipment, including deep fryers, ovens, cook tops, slicers, etc. is required. Knowledge of County/ State/Federal health and safety codes and regulations pertaining to commercial food service operations is also a requirement of this job.

Food handler’s card required.

Position Grade 13
Starting Salary Expectations The first two steps of the range are: $14.13 to $14.55 per hour. Higher salary placement may be available based on qualifications, experience and internal equity.
Position Grade Salary Range $14.13 to $22.35 Hourly Wage
FTE 0.81
PCC Benefits

PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.

PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for yourself, domestic partner, and dependent children under 24 years of age. Partial tuition reimbursement for yourself at other accredited institutions (full-time employees only).

Paid Leave: (Pro-rated by FTE for Part-Time Employees)
- Starts at 6.67 hours of vacation leave per month (additional vacation hours with years of service)
- 8 hours of sick leave per month
- 24 hours of additional personal leave days per year - 11 Paid holidays

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Working Conditions and Physical Requirements Work is performed in a commercial food service operation environment. Exposure to noise and temperature extremes, ventilation problems occurs on a regular basis with less exposure to other potentially hazardous conditions. May require working extended hours with little notice. Work pressure and disturbances in the work flow frequently as a result of the need to accommodate large groups of customers without notice, absence of student help and other staff and the need to maintain an acceptable level of customer service. Work involves the operation of demanding equipment and standing for extended periods of time. Lifting and/or carrying materials weighing up to 40 pounds occurs with varied frequency.
Background Check Required Yes

Portland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans' Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. You will be given instructions during the application process to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position, and to provide the documents required for verification of eligibility. Please do not send your documentation to the hiring manager directly. For verification of eligibility, please submit the following documentation:

  • Veterans: DD214
  • Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA

Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.