St. Stephen’s Human Services
  • Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • $16.60-$17.60 DOQ
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Eligible


Career Opportunity

Title:

Chef

Reports to:

Food Centre Director

Schedule:

Tuesday-Saturday 6am-2pm

Job Type:

Non-exempt, salaried, Full time 40 hours/week

Compensation:

$16.60-$17.60/hour

Benefits:

Benefits Eligible

Union Representation:

This position is represented by the AFSCME Local 999

ABOUT US

St. Stephen's Human Services is an innovative and collaborative nonprofit organization whose mission is to end homelessness. We progress toward this goal by providing emergency services, shelter, and housing programs for individuals and families. We meet people experiencing homelessness where they are and accompany them on their journey to safe, stable housing and a healthier life. We believe that housing is a basic human right.

St. Stephen's Human Services' values are:

Equity: Housing is a basic human right.

Dignity: Every person deserves to be treated with dignity and respect.

Integrity: We expect honesty and accountability of ourselves and others.

Self-Determination: Each person has the ability to know and realize their own success.

Mutual Responsibility: Investing in our neighbors results in a healthy community for all.

St. Stephen's is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AAE, offering competitive pay and exceptional benefits including: medical insurance, employer paid dental and life insurance, short term disability, 20 days of paid time off in the first year of employment, and a 401k retirement savings with an employer match. Visit ststephensmpls.org/careers for an overview of our benefits.

St. Stephen's is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and strives to promote an environment that is diverse and inclusive where all individuals are treated with dignity and respect. Employees at St. Stephen's actively participate in various committees that give voice to staff to create active participation and involvement in shaping the future of our agency.

St. Stephen's Human Services is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from people of color, indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ individuals.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Chef is responsible for preparing and delivering lunch and dinner service by providing a high standard of fresh food during client serving times. Also be able to undertake a varied list of food preparation for the kitchen on a daily basis and take full responsibility and accountability for the lunch and dinner shift. Additionally, ensuring that all policies and procedures laid down by management are implemented.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND EXPECTATIONS

  • Take control of the meal service and ensure guests receive a truly delicious and memorable lunch and dinner.
  • Cooking and managing meal service.
  • Setting up and cleaning down the kitchen after lunch and dinner.
  • Ensure the kitchen is kept clean and hygienic at all times.
  • Ensure all stocks are kept under optimum conditions.
  • Ensure all dishes are being prepared to the correct recipe and to the correct quantity.
  • Ensure the department is operated within the appropriate legislation and the appropriate records are maintained and up-to-date.
  • Ensure any anticipated issues are communicated promptly to the Head Chef.
  • Ensure all staff under your control are treated fairly and with courtesy.
  • Personal grooming and appearance standards are met regarding cleanliness, sanitation and hygiene.
  • Adhere to Health and Safety policies and regulations.
  • Have a good knowledge on health and safety, hygiene, equal opportunities, HIPAA and any other legislation.
  • Able to handle pressure calmly and professionally.
  • Carry out any other duties as required by management.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Successful applicants will embrace the following perspectives:

  • Commitment to St. Stephen's values and mission of ending homelessness.
  • Commitment to working towards an anti-racist culture both within St. Stephen's and the broader community.
  • Holds the belief that every household can achieve housing stability.
  • Commitment to harm reduction and housing first philosophies.

Successful applicants will have the following skills and abilities:

  • Ability to work respectfully with clients, coworkers, and key stakeholders who are diverse with respect to race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, and religion.
  • Ability to establish rapport quickly with people experiencing a crisis through use of trauma informed care, client centered care, and strengths-based approaches.
  • Ability to meet expectations regarding paperwork and documentation through organizational skills, a strong attention to detail, and the ability to work efficiently and accurately, competency and comfort using technology and computers.

Experience that gives applicants the required skills, abilities, and perspectives listed above are commonly gained through one or more of the following:

  • Personal experience with homelessness;
  • Experience working, interning, or volunteering with people experiencing homelessness;
  • An Associates, Bachelor's, or Master's degree in a relevant field such as Social Work (with accompanying licensure), Human Services, or Family Studies.

We encourage applicant with lived experience to apply. However, if you have received services from St. Stephen's Human Services within the last two years this will make you ineligible for employment.

In addition, applicants must:

  • 2+ years of proven work experience as a Chef or Cook.
  • Passion for cooking and producing high quality food.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to remain calm and undertake various tasks.
  • Hands-on experience with various kitchen equipment.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of cooking techniques and recipes.
  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • Ability to remain compliant with the MN Department of Health
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
  • Must possess basic computer skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certified Food Handler with the MN Department of Health is preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Heavy work Standing and moving continuously. Occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly.

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

Visit ststephensmpls.isolvedhire.com and select the opening for which you wish to apply. Submit your information under "Apply Now" and you will be directed to the full application, where you can upload your resume and cover letter both are required. If you have previously created an account to apply for a position at St. Stephen's, login to your account before attempting to apply for another position.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Qualified applicants will be selected for interviews as applications are received. No phone calls please.

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