HEAD COOK

The program’s Head Cook will be responsible for daily preparation of regular or special foods and meals for the elderly and guests. This position employs a full range of quality and individual cooking procedures from frequently used recipes to those, which are new and complex for regular nourishing meals and special dining requirements.  Able to prepare and plan meals utilizing a variety of cooking styles, including preparing traditional native foods. Planning monthly menus, meeting USDA requirements, purchasing food within budget, receives and properly stores food and supply items; adjust number of meals prepared according to participation. Supervise kitchen staff.  Assist with clean-up of kitchen and kitchen area after meal service.  Completion of daily, weekly, and monthly reports regarding: menus & meals served, meals delivered to homebound, collection of donations and other duties.  Must be able to lift heavy objects.  Knowledge of proper food handling and food storage.  Must have a High School Diploma or GED equivalent.  Must pass a background check and pre-employment and on-going random drug testing, employees authorized to drive employer vehicle must possess a current valid Nevada driver’s license and acceptable driving record as determined by the Tribe’s insurance company. Preference given to qualified Tribal and Native American applicants in accordance with 25 CFR. This is a part-time position and pays $11.39 – $13.60 hourly.  To apply please go to www.fpst.org for application.