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The Kitchen Utility Worker reports to the Executive Chef and collaborates with kitchen team members and volunteers. The Utility Worker is responsible for cleanliness and dishes in our large commercial kitchen, where COTS serves 3 meals per day.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Sets up and fills 3-compartment sink
  • Washes Dishes/Pots as they come
  • Washes food trays/Cups/Silverware and returns to proper location
  • Empties trash cans, screens, etc.
  • Cleans, stove and walls twice per month
  • Maintains clean dish washing area
  • Cleans Dishwasher out every Night
  • Mops and sweeps dining area daily and performs deep cleaning of area at least twice per month (tables and chairs moved)
  • Sweep, Mop and clean Restroom
  • Checks the Daily Deep Clean List and initials when complete
  • Assists Executive Chef and other kitchen staff with requested tasks
  • Performs general task as assigned by Executive Chef
  • Clean outside walk in and outside freezer
  • Help put away inventory/Food FIFO
  • Assists Executive Chef and other kitchen staff with requested tasks
  • Performs general task as assigned by Supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least one-year kitchen utility work experience.
  • Ability to lift and move up to 75 pounds
  • Tolerate hot/cold temperatures.
  • Ability to take instruction from Kitchen colleagues and Chef.
  • Ability to understand, speak, read and write basic English.
  • Ability to learn about proper sanitization and obtain Food-handlers permit within 60 days.
  • No open toe shoes, non-slip shoes required

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Food-handler’s permit required. COTS will pay for your training.

LANGUAGE, MATH & REASONING SKILLS

Ability to understand, speak, read and write instructions in English.  Ability to respond effectively to time-sensitive projects.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, stand, talk and hear; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, climb or balance.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but may become loud at times. The temperature may be warm to cold due to oven/stove use and freezer and outdoor access.

This position’s primary location is 900 Hopper Street, Petaluma. Telecommuting is not optional in this role.

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RATE & BENEFITS
$18/hr
10am-6:30pm Sunday-Thursday
3 weeks vacation + 100 hours mental health/sick leave + 10 paid holidays
+ Employer paid premiums for medical, dental, vision, life insurance benefits + more!

APPLY with resume to HR@COTS.org

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We support diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in our workplace. COTS supports full vaccination and booster. COTS also requires acceptable background check and if applicable, acceptable Motor Vehicle Report. COTS is a drug and alcohol-free workplace environment. COTS is committed to its mission, principles and values and expects the same dedication from its employees. Integrity, Respect, Collaboration, Celebration and Outcomes are the cornerstone of all that we do and how we measure ourselves as an organization. COTS is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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