Cook II ( $20.60/hour plus a $2,000 Sign On Bonus) MUST HAVE A CURRENT DHS ICE SECURITY CLEARANCE

Florence, AZ
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Food Preparation & Service
  • Travel: No
  • Clearance: Not Applicable
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Req ID: AGS01456

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Job Summary:

AGS is looking for a Cook II to work in Florence, AZ. AGS provides the people, equipment, and processes that safeguard federal buildings, military bases, and detention centers. We take pride in our ability to protect and support our customers’ complex missions. We offer rewarding and challenging roles as well as competitive benefits packages and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment. To join our team of outstanding professionals, apply today!

Hourly Rate: $20.60/hour and $2,000 Sign On Bonus

Job Responsibilities:

  • As directed, assist cooks and supervisors in performing a variety of tasks concerned with the preparation and serving of food and beverages. Works under the supervision of the kitchen supervisor. The Cook supervisor will act independently or assist in the performance of any and all duties necessary to keep the facility in full operation.

  • Works under the supervision of the food service manager. The Food Service Supervisor will assist in the performance of any and all duties as directed by the food service manager.

  • The duties listed below are not set forth for purposes of limiting the various duties normally performed by individuals assigned to the Food Service Department or those to be performed temporarily outside the normal line of work.

  • Seasons and cooks all cuts of various meats, fish, and poultry.

  • Boils, steams, or fries vegetables.

  • Makes gravies, soups, sauces, roasts, meat pies, fricassees, casseroles and stews.

  • Oversees subordinate staff in the preparation of meals, insuring that adequate and satisfactory foods are produced.

  • Provides proper training and direction for detainee and civilian staff on the proper use and maintenance of food service equipment, sanitation, and kitchen procedures, food requisitioning procedures and food preparation methods as directed by the Food Manager.

  • Maintains all daily production, sanitation sheets and applicable forms to ensure all procedures are adhered to.

  • Oversees or prepares special foods for detainees requiring special diets.

  • Oversees implemented cooking schedule to assure food is ready at prescribed times.

  • Ensures delivery of food to detention areas at prescribed times.

  • Draws required cooking utensils from kitchen storage areas.

  • Monitors daily operations in food productions for conformance to establish quality, quantity, safety and sanitation requirements.

  • Reviews menus to determine type and quantity of food to be prepared.

  • Loads and unloads delivery trucks as necessary.

  • Mixes ingredients according to specifications to form dough and batters.

  • Places pans, molds, or sheets in oven and adjusts oven temperature and observes condition of products during baking.

  • Applies glaze, icing or other toppings to baked goods, such as cakes, pastries, and doughnuts.

  • Work is completed in a priority established by supervision or facility need and other duties may be assigned as directed. All work will be completed with a high degree of integrity and professionalism.

  • These are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job related instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

  • A review of this position has excluded marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performances of fundamental job duties.

  • All duties and responsibility are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

  • To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty proficiency.

  • The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.

  • This job description is not an employment agreement or contract, implied or otherwise, within the framework of this job description at any time without prior notice.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Three years of experience in large scale cooking and/or supervising preferred.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Must have a current DHS ICE Security Clearance

  • Must lift or push up to 50 lbs. For extended periods of time may be required to stand, walk, squat, kneel, sit, bend, reach, and climb.

  • Must have inter/intra communication skills with employees and Department heads.

  • Must be able to stand, sit, bend, reach for extended periods of time.

Work Environment:

  • Work areas may include all areas of the facility. May be exposed to cleaning chemicals and solvents. May work in close proximity to steam or gas ovens that produce intense heat.
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