Cook, MC- Culinary & Nutrition Services- F/T Variable Shift - 50425-1A

Updated: Apr 5, 2023
Location: Orange
Job Type:
Department: Culinary & Nutrition Services

Position Number: 40309291
Reports to: Temp Agency Staff-Non UC
Working Title: Cook, Medical Center
Cost Center: Culinary & Nutrition Services (428340)
Bargaining Unit: AFSCME
FLSA: Nonexempt Alt Overtime
Date Created: 1/04/2023
Job Code: 005126
Hours: 40
Shift: Variable Shift
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary: 
Incumbent, prepares, seasons and cooks (steaming, poaching, broiling, braising, etc.) food according to the recipes using basic ingredients, from scratch and some convenience items for patient meal service, Medical Center Cafeteria, and special catered functions, in a safe and sanitary manner.
Total Compensation
In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our:
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Salary Range: 
Hourly Rate  Minimum   $19.30           Midpoint      $22.11             Maximum $24.92
Required Qualifications:
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the Health System
Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload
Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job
Previous experience as a cook, or related experience in main kitchen and/or cafeteria
Skill in various cooking techniques with the ability to follow recipes and specifications for regular and therapeutic diets
Knowledge of common cooking terminology, mathematics and standard weights and measures to prepare and adjust recipes
Must be able to work alternate schedules. days and nights, weekends and holidays
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties
Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge of University and medical center organizations, policies, procedures and forms
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 UCI’s Employee Experience Center (EEC) at [email protected] or at (949) 824-0500, Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
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