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Line Cook - Sportsbook

Posted May 17, 2022

Muckleshoot Casino
Auburn, WA
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JOB TITLE: Line Cook


Grade N09 / $20.27

STATUS: Hourly, Non-Exempt

Job Code 201201


Job Summary

The Line Cook performs the daily preparation of menu food items, while maintaining a clean well-run kitchen. Assists Lead Line Cooks as requested.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description may be amended, at any time.

1. Practice, support and promote the Mission, Vision and Values of Muckleshoot Casino

2. Produce product on a daily basis maintaining quality standards and strong work ethic.

3. Season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.

4. Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment, using various kitchen utensils and equipment.

5. Regulate temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters.

6. Observe and test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling, or piercing them with utensils.

7. Ensure proper presentation to provide maximum appeal and freshness.

8. Maintain production knowledge and attention to detail with taste and quality.

9. Produce product in a cost effective and hygienic manner.

10. Assist Lead Line Cooks in a support role.

11. Constantly strive to improve operating procedures.

12. Properly label and date all products to ensure rotation, safekeeping, and sanitation.

13. Ensure food quality is superior and takes action to correct any irregularities.

14. Ensure kitchen equipment is properly maintained and functioning.

15. Work within the sanitation standards and in compliance of MIC, local, state, and federal regulations, and guidelines.

16. Work with others to ensure the cleanliness and organization of the kitchen.

17. Create, maintain, and facilitate a positive work environment.

18. Smile and engage Guests and Team Members with a positive professional demeanor.

19. Performs other duties as assigned.

Licenses Or Certifications (Required/Preferred)

  • Must maintain a valid WA State Health Card/Food Handlers permit.

Education, Experience, And Training For Position (Required/Preferred)

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Two (2) year certificate from an accredited culinary program or minimum 2 years' experience in a commercial kitchen required.

Specific Skills/Knowledge/ Abilities Required For Position

  • Demonstrate ability to read and understand recipes, food abbreviations, weights, and preparation techniques.
  • Demonstrate general knowledge of kitchen equipment.
  • Proven skills at handling kitchen utensils including but not limited to knives.
  • Demonstrate basic math skills; demonstrate ability to understand, calculate and follow recipe measurements and proportions. Read, write, and speak English fluently.
  • Demonstrate ability to multi-task in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment.
  • Demonstrate understanding of all applicable food sanitation regulations.
  • Demonstrate ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Demonstrate capability to follow procedures and take direction.
  • Demonstrate ability to maintain professional appearance and demeanor at all times.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of health & safety standards, and safety regulations as required.

Job Demands Physical

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform essential functions of this job. Shift work, holidays, weekends, or nights may be assigned.

Ability to maneuver in all areas of casino, ascent/descent from stairs, frequent standing, walking, sitting, reaching, stooping, kneeling, or crouching, and/or prolonged periods of time focusing on tasks. Ability to lift at least 50 lbs. May regularly need to lift/ move, push or pull up material or boxes necessary to the job function, with or without assistance.

Specific vision ability includes close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. Visual acuity to discern and examine text, graphics, color, and symmetry. Speech to communicate clearly, express ideas and convey information in an understandable manner. Ability to hear for listening comprehension and to understand ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Manual dexterity to operate office or required equipment and examine or update documents, records, data, instructions, logs, and files.

May have regular exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, toxic chemicals, hazardous materials, fumes, smoke, and wet, liquid or water elements. Must be able to bend, reach, squat, push, pull and/or lift at least fifty (50) pounds. Work in tight spaces and/or confined spaces. Must be able to reach with hands or arms, use hands to grasp and finger dexterity to handle objects, tools, controls, or equipment parts.

MENTAL Social perceptiveness to assess and understand other's reactions and behavior. Critical thinking to use logic and reasoning, reach conclusions/solutions. Comprehension in assessing, analyzing, and processing alpha, numeric, and visual data and completing required tasks or documents accurately. Ability to tolerate stress and conduct tasks under critical deadlines. Ability to concentrate on task over a period of time without being distracted.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing functions of his/her job and in areas monitored by security or surveillance cameras. Work in casino operations and/or internal or external environments occasionally. Exposure to secondhand smoke, moderate to high noise level, bright lights, fluctuating temperatures/weather conditions.

  • This list of minimum essential functions is illustrative of the minimums ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class. It does not imply that all positions within the class perform all of the duties listed as the maximum expectation, nor does it necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned.
  • Success in this position will require ongoing knowledge and application of Company driven performance indicators that include but are not limited to interpersonal and communication skills, change leadership and teamwork, guest service and satisfaction, attendance and punctuality, integrity, and dependability.
  • All duties shall be performed in accordance with Muckleshoot Casino's policies & procedures, internal control standards, and organizational objectives.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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Muckleshoot Casino

2402 Auburn Way S
Auburn, WA 98002

(253) 804-4444

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About Us

The Muckleshoot Tribe is part of the widespread Coast Salish culture that has long called the Puget Sound Region home. The Muckleshoots and their ancestors have lived in the area continuously for thousands of years. Prior to their forced relocation to the Muckleshoot Indian Reservation,a result of the government treaty of the 1850’s,the Tribes homeland encompassed a vast area ranging from Mount Rainier to the salt waters of Puget Sound.
As with their Coast Salish neighbors, the salmon plays a central role in the economic, social, spiritual and ceremonial life of the Muckleshoot people. In recent years the Tribe has been at the forefront of efforts to protect endangered salmon runs, elk herds, and other natural resources. Education is also a top priority. The Muckleshoot Tribal School and the Muckleshoot Tribal College, along with a wide array of related programs, help to ensure that todays Muckleshoot youth will be well prepared to guide the Tribe when it is their turn to lead.
The Tribe is also striving to preserve its ancient culture and language. A few years ago, it was feared that the last of the Tribes native speakers would soon pass from this Earth. However, thanks to the dedicated efforts of its educators and Tribal Elders, the voices of the children can once again be heard speaking Wuhlshootseed, which for a millennia was the primary language of Puget Sound. The Muckleshoot Indian Reservation, consisting of 3,860 acres,is located about 30 miles southeast of Seattle. A nine member elected Tribal Council provides governance for the Tribe. With over 200 Tribal Government employees and a gaming employment work force of over 2,200, todays the tribe is South King County’s #2 employer and a growing economic force in the region.