The Lingenfelter Center

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Line Cook

at The Lingenfelter Center

Posted: 12/24/2018
Job Reference #: 201618625

Job Description


  • Prepares and serves meals which include any or all of the following: main dishes, vegetables, breakfast and lunch items, and baked goods. 
  • Preparation and serving of foods are in accordance with established procedures and practices of food preparation, food temperatures, freezing, thawing, food portioning tools and controls, and storage and delivery.
  • Determines proper amounts of food and baked goods to prepare based on menus and meal head counts.
  • Serves and oversees the serving of meals for portion control.
  • Cleans, maintains and services required equipment, appliances and tools used during performance of work assignments and maintains a clean, safe working environment.
  • Performs related work as required.




Knowledge of:

  • Methods, materials, and practices of institutional food preparation and service to include food temperatures, freezing, thawing, food portioning tools and controls and storage.
  • Operation and servicing of institutional sized kitchen appliances, equipment and tools.
  • Food preparation, dietary and nutritional documents.
  • Safety hazards, practices, precautions and procedures related to institutional food preparation.
  • County and State health and sanitation requirements applicable to institutional food preparation and services.


Skill in:

  • Use and care of equipment, tools and materials used in food preparation.
  • Safe and effective operation and servicing of appliances, equipment and tools used in food preparation.
  • Preparing appropriate amounts and quality of foods and baked goods based on menus and meal head counts in an institutional, commercial or related facility.


Ability to:

  • Effectively service, maintain and operate assigned appliances, equipment and tools in accordance with standard operating and safety procedures.
  • Direct, instruct and train in the proper use and operation of appliances, equipment and tools and sharp, powered items to insure safe precautions are utilized.
  • Fulfill physical requirements of work assignments requiring occasional to frequent moderate lifting of 25-50 pounds and operating appliances and equipment with exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationship with assigned personnel, associate personnel, residents and vendors.
  • Understand and follow, quickly and accurately, oral and written instructions and perform arithmetical computations involving fractions, decimals and percentages.



Regular contact with associate personnel, residents, visitors and vendors.



  • May be subject to call back and irregular schedules.
  • Work is subject to utilizing and safe operation of institutional size kitchen appliances and equipment; microwave ovens; large, hot ovens; large, refrigeration/freezer section and other related kitchen appliance and equipment.
  • Exposure to hot, scalding oil, grease and water.
  • Involves occasional to frequent moderate lifting of 25 to 50 pounds.
  • Safety-sensitive position pursuant to A.R.S. 23-493.


  • Three to five years experience as a Cook involved with the preparation and delivery of meals in a large scale commercial or institutional operation or related facility. 
  • Or an equivalent combination of experience, education and training which provides the desired knowledge, skills and abilities.


  • Must possess current food handler’s certificate as provided by Mohave County Health Department or related governmental agency within 30 days of hire.
  • Obtain/maintain Arizona Department of Public Safety Fingerprint Card at employee’s expense.
  • Obtain/maintain CPR Certification.
  • Complete annual Tuberculosis Testing.
  • Complete required in-service training.

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