The Cheshire County Department of Corrections in Keene has a full-time opening for a Prep Cook I. The Prep Cook I is responsible for assisting with the preparation of food in accordance with standardized recipes, planned menus, and special diet orders.
Shift: 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM, and every other weekend
-Setting up and stocking for deli/salad bar and beverages.
-Maintaining high standards with regard to food handling, storage and sanitation.
-Planning food preparation and production so that quality, temperature and appearance of food is preserved.
-Assisting with daily cleaning duties.
-Monitoring inmate tray line to insure portion and special diet accuracy.
This position requires knowledge of food preparation and distribution equivalent to completion of a high school diploma and up to one year of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
-Must wear appropriate washable uniforms and a hairnet.
-Knowledge of proper hygiene and sanitation techniques for food preparation and distribution.
-Knowledge of safe food handling.
-Ability to follow oral and written directions.
-Ability and willingness to work harmoniously within a team environment.
-Ability to work effectively with inmates, coworkers, and correctional personnel.
-Ability to accurately follow recipes.
Those candidates interested in an excellent benefits package and a fast-paced work environment should stop by the Cheshire County Department of Corrections, 825 Marlboro Road, Keene, NH 03431 and fill out an application.