Dining Services III - Fitzsimons Veterans Living Center

Dining Services III - Fitzsimons Veterans Living Center

03 Jul 2022
Colorado, Aurora, 80011 Aurora USA

Dining Services III - Fitzsimons Veterans Living Center

Dining Services III - Fitzsimons Veterans Living Center Print (http://agency.governmentjobs.com/colorado/jobbulletin.cfm?jobID=3591758&sharedWindow=0) Apply Dining Services III - Fitzsimons Veterans Living Center Salary $15.00 - $19.03 HourlyLocation Aurora, COJob TypeFull TimeDepartmentColorado Department of Human ServicesJob NumberILG 00365 07/01/2022ClosingContinuous Description



Department InformationThis position is open to current Colorado residents only.Please note: This recruitment may be used to fill multiple vacancies.Office of Adult, Aging and Disability ServicesColorado Veterans Community Living Center at FitzsimonsColorado Veterans Community Living Center (VCLC) at Fitzsimons is a beautiful 180-bed, skilled nursing facility serving Colorado’s veterans. We strive to honor and respect those living in our community through companionship and person-centered care while providing a comfortable and safe place to live. At Fitzsimons, we provide long term care, short term rehab and have a secured memory care neighborhood and are conveniently located on the medical campus with UC Hospital and the Aurora VA Medical Center. FItzsimons celebrates a low 18% staff turnover rate and substantial longevity among staff.Visit us online at: www.colorado.gov/cdhs/veteranshomes/fitzsimonsOpt in below to receive text message updates on CDHS recruiting events! CDHSCareers Description of JobThis position will be paid biweekly.This position functions independently in performing a full range of responsibilities that include but are not limited to: cooking meals in the main and satellite kitchens, serving residents, cleaning, sanitation, and related tasks. This includes following generally accepted and facility food service standards. This position performs a variety of heavy manual labor food service duties, including, but not limited to cleaning and sanitizing the kitchen, the kitchen equipment, utensils, dishes, pots and pans. It requires heavy lifting, manual labor, long periods of standing and walking, which includes delivering the food hot boxes to the satellite kitchens. This position helps to stock and maintain par levels in the storeroom, coolers and freezers.Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal RightsMinimum QualificationsTwo (2) years of experience preparing and/or serving food. Substitutions:There are no substitutions for this requirement.Preferred Qualifications & Desirable Competencies: Experience in food service Certification of Servsafe Class

Experience working in a hospital or living center

Knowledge of institutional food service procedures and practices,

Knowledge of health requirements in the operation of a food service unit,

Knowledge of health hazards in food service and the necessary precautionary measures

Knowledge of weights, measures, (e.g., food scales, measuring cups, and spoons) and food measurement techniques

Knowledge of techniques used in mixing food (e.g., gelatin, pancake batter, salad dressing, scrambled eggs, etc.)

Knowledge of meat and vegetable preparation methods

Knowledge of cooking methods (e.g., frying, deep-fat frying, boiling, or baking)

Knowledge of the use of kitchen utensils in serving or portioning meals

Knowledge of food safety related to handling and storing cooked foods, serving and storing temperatures, or reading food thermometers

Ability to read English at the level necessary for interpreting and understanding written recipes, menus, nourishment labels, diet slips, portioning sheets, and policies and procedures

Ability to understand and execute oral and written instructions

Ability to perform basic mathematics (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) as related to calculating or converting units of measure for determining proper amounts of food ingredients for mass food production

Ability to clean, cut, cube, grind, and tenderize meat

Ability to clean, peel, dice, grate, slice, and chop vegetables

Ability to measure food ingredients using food scales, measuring cups, or spoons

Ability to mix food items (e.g., gelatin, pancake batter, salad dressing, scrambled eggs, etc.)

Ability to boil food items and operate a jacketed steam kettle in a safe and effective manner

Ability to fry food items and operate a grill or tilt grill in a safe and effective manner

Ability to bake food items and operate a gas, rotary, or convection oven in a safe and effective manner

Interpersonal skills, and teamwork skills

Conditions of Employment:Must be willing to submit to a background check

May be required to use, handle, or have exposure to hazardous materials, such as oven cleaner, sanitizer, and bleach.

May be exposed to viruses, bacteria, and/or other contagious illnesses.

Former State employees who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination must disclose the information on the application and provide an explanation why the prior termination or resignation should not disqualify the applicant from the current position. Absent extraordinary circumstances, prior disciplinary termination or resignation in lieu of termination will disqualify the applicant from future State employment with CDHS.

Effective September 20, 2021, this position will require documented proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. New employees will be required to provide attestation to their status with proof of vaccination within thirty (30) business days of hire. Religious and medical exemptions and reasonable accommodation shall be addressed as required by law pursuant to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s vaccination guidance. If you would like to request a medical or religious exemption, please contact CDHSHumanResources@state.co.us Note: Fully Vaccinated means two (2) weeks after a second dose in a two-dose series of the COVID-19 vaccine, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or two (2) weeks after the single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine, as defined by the most recent State of Colorado’s Public Health Order and current guidance issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment.

On or after October 31, 2021, each facility shall ensure all newly hired employees, direct contractors, or support staff members are fully vaccinated at the time of hire, or receive their first dose of a two-dose protocol, or a single-dose vaccination, prior to providing any care, treatment, or other services for the facility and/or its clients.

Appeal Rights:

If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for this position, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board or request a review by the State Personnel Director.

An appeal or review must be submitted on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative. This form must be delivered to the State Personnel Board by email (dpastate.personnelboard@state.co.us), postmarked in US Mail or hand delivered (1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver CO 80203), or faxed (303.866.5038) within ten (10) calendar days from your receipt of notice or acknowledgement of the department’s action.

For more information about the appeals process, the official appeal form, and how to deliver it to the State Personnel Board; go to spb.colorado.gov ; contact the State Personnel Board for assistance at (303) 866-3300; or refer to 4 Colorado Code of Regulations (CCR) 801-1, State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, Chapter 8, Resolution of Appeals and Disputes, at spb.colorado.gov under Rules.

Supplemental InformationHow to Apply (https://cdhs.colorado.gov/information-for-job-applicants#how-to-apply) The Assessment Process For additional recruiting questions, please contact melissa.critchfield@state.co.us. About Us: If your goal is to build a career that makes a difference, consider joining the dedicated people of the Colorado Department of Human Services (https://www.colorado.gov/cdhs) (CDHS). Our professionals strive to design and deliver high quality human and health services that improve the safety, independence, and well-being of the people of Colorado. In addition to a great location and rewarding and meaningful work, we offer:Strong, secure, yet flexible retirement benefits including a PERA Defined Benefit Plan or PERA Defined Contribution Plan www.copera.org plus 401(k) and 457 plans

Medical and dental health plans

Employer supplemented Health Savings Account

Paid life insurance

Short- and long-term disability coverage

11 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick leave

BenefitHub state employee discount program

Employee Wellness program MotivateMe

Excellent work-life programs, such as flexible schedules, training and more

Remote work arrangements for eligible positions

Some positions may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. For more

information, go to https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/dhr/student-loan-forgiveness-programs .

Our Values:

We believe in a people-first approach: To serve the people of Colorado, we develop a culture and work environment that creates an energized, inspired, and healthy team capable of giving their best to Coloradans .

Balance creates quality of life: We want our team to be resilient through a supportive workplace that values flexibility, health and wellness, and employee engagement.

We hold ourselves accountable: We take responsibility through our actions, programs, and results for the state of health and human services in Colorado.

Transparency matters: We are open and honest with employees, our partners, the Coloradans we serve, and the public.

We are ethical: We abide by what is best for those we serve by doing what is right, not what is easy.

Collaboration helps us rise together: We work together with all partners, employees, and clients to achieve the best outcomes for Coloradans.

We are committed to increasing the diversity of our staff and providing culturally responsive programs and services. Therefore, we encourage responses from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities.

ADAA Accommodations: CDHS is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our ADAAA Coordinator, Nancy Schmelzer, at cdhsada@state.co.us or call 1-800-929-0791.


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The State of Colorado offers permanent employees a variety of benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, as well as a comprehensive leave program. Please click the following link for detailed information: www.colorado.gov/pacific/dhr/benefits Please note that each agency's contact information is different; therefore, we encourage all applicants to view the full, official job announcement which includes contact information and class title. Select the job you wish to view, then click on the "Print" icon.01 If you have any food service certifications, please list them below: 02 Former State employees who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination must disclose the information on the application. In the space below, please provide an explanation as to why the prior termination or resignation should NOT disqualify your application from the current position. 03 If you are a current or former State of Colorado employee, please list your employee ID number (EID) and/or the years that you were employed. 04 The bottom of this job announcement provides links to additional information on how to apply, the assessment process, toll free applicant technical support, and about how the State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer. Please acknowledge below that you have read the information provided in these links. This information is available to me and I have read this information.

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