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Cook Assistant

Company: UCI Health
Location: Irvine
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Job Opening ID: 32272

Reports To: F.S. Manager

Working Title: Cook Assistant

Department: Dining/ Retail

Bargaining Unit: SX


Payroll Job Code: 005524

Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: Various

Employee Class: Partial Year Career

Position Summary:

The Division of Student Affairs is committed to developing the whole student by ensuring your life outside of the classroom complements your academic endeavors. This means providing enriching opportunities that affirm your experiences. Our efforts are guided by student learning outcomes within the following domains: Civic & Community Engagement Leadership Development Diversity & Global Consciousness Professional & Administrative Skills Personal Responsibility The UCI campus is an exciting and dynamic place where you will engage in experiences that will be inspirational, life changing, and may also challenge your current thinking. Dining Services oversees over 30 dining locations on campus with residential dining halls, retail dining, concessions and catering. The department employs over 850 employees in a typical year. In addition to serving food to the campus community, Dining Services also works in conjunction with departments and various groups in planning their events and ensuring university requirements are met.

Under supervision of F.S. Manager and or Cook, incumbent performs journeyman level food preparation. This would include: proper food handling, proper knife and equipment handling, proper sanitation and cleaning of equipment. Recording of product usage, plating of food, portion control, cooking, assisting in catering and special events. Able to grill, fry, prepare, and serve food.

Compensation Range:


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Knowledge of cooking and food preparation. Knowledge of safe food handling guidelines. Operating equipment correctly, stocking ability. Cleaning and sanitizing. Skill to communicate clearly to a variety of people.


Speak, write and understand the English language.

Special Conditions Required:

Must be able to work weekends, evenings, and special events.

Conditions of Employment

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

* Background Check and Live Scan

* Legal Right to work in the United States

* Vaccination Policies

* Smoking and Tobacco Policy

* Drug Free Environment

The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

* California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

* E-Verify

* Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page -

Closing Statement

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or

Keywords: UCI Health, Irvine , Cook Assistant, Hospitality & Tourism , Irvine, California

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