Night Cook

Taylors International Service
Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
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2 + Years Experience

Company: Taylors International Service
Skills: Galleyhand, Catering
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Lafayette, Louisiana, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: US

General Description:

The Night Cook/Baker is the beginning position for cooks in the offshore catering industry. An employee usually services as a Night Cook/Baker before becoming eligible to be a Steward/Head Cook.


General Duties:

The general duties of the Night Cook/Baker include serving the midnight meals and breakfast, preparing baked goods like hot rolls and biscuits, and washing pots and pans at times, also, maintaining the galley.


Major Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Plan, prepare and serve nutritious, quality means as directed by the Steward according to the established time schedule.
  2. Maintain balance inventories of groceries and supplies by properly storing and rotating groceries and supplies.
  3. Maintain accurate meal and bunk rosters.
  4. Supervise all on duty staff to ensure proper sanitation and hygiene standards are being followed at all times while performing duties in a safe and efficient manner.
  5. Make sure sleeping crew is awakened on time for duty.
  6. Demonstrate your skills and duties to utility personnel in order to train them for promotions.
  7. Be responsible for ensuring the safety of your employees and the job site by doing the following:
    1. Ensure all employees are properly trained in their jobs and safety.
    2. Ensure all employees are following all proper safety and job procedures.
    3. Ensure all employees are wearing proper clothing and safety equipment where needed.
    4. Ensure all safety hazards and unsafe job practices are corrected.
    5. Ensure all employees know proper evacuation and emergency procedures.
    6. Conduct safety meeting for night crew for updating and reviewing safety matters and maintain availability of safety equipment as well as ensure its use.
    7. Discuss safety issues with individual employees and answer any appropriate questions they may have.
    8. Fill in Safety Checklists, Safety Meeting Reports, Illness & Accidents, and other reports as requested by the steward.
    9. Investigate all accidents and near misses (near accidents), which occur during the night shift involving Taylors' personnel or equipment.
    10. Conduct safety inspections and maintain safety records.
    11. Initiate a proper and friendly approach on maintaining safe attitudes of employees.