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BH Cafe Cook

BH Cafe Cook

locationFort Worth, TX, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Full Time


Pay is determined by relevant experience, work history, education and internal equities. As part of our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion practices, MHMR offers the maximum compensation for candidates based on their experience, education and internal equities of the agency. This practice removes biases in compensation and assist hires and/or promotions on pay equity in their appropriate position(s) at MHMR.

This position pays ... 15.00

I) Job Purpose

To provide wholesome cooked meals on a daily basis according to current menus. This position will also provide for a clean, safe environment at all times. The person assigned to this position will mentor good work habits such as good work attendance, following instructions and working positively with others. To provide work support services to people with a history of mental illness in Tarrant County. The individual in this position will have the responsibility for assisting consumers in learning the requirements and duties of the designated job that will assist the trainee in becoming as fully integrated member of the workplace.

II) Principal Responsibilities

A. Preparation of Meals

  • Performance Requirements:
  • Prepare meals daily according to the assigned menu.
  • Notify supervisor of any menu changes.
  • Follow recipes and portion control of servings.
  • Ensure that hand washing and sanitation is practiced at all times.
  • Ensure that all meals are completed on schedule.

B. Maintain food preparation, serving and dining areas according to Tarrant County Health Department standards.

Performance Requirements:

  • Keep all areas clean and orderly at all times
  • Ensure that all dishes and utensils are washed and sanitized.
  • Monitor and record cold and freezer storage area temperature every 24 hours.

C. Ordering food and equipment.

  • Inventory and inspect all deliveries for quality and proper quantity.
  • Date and store all items in their proper places.
  • Notify supervisor of all orders involving cooking utensils and equipment.
  • Notify supervisor of any problems with delivery orders.

D. Maintenance of equipment

  • Ensures all equipment is clean and sanitized.
  • Reports all broken or unserviceable equipment.
  • Cook will correctly assume the responsibilities of the job in the work environment.

E. Completes MHMR of Tarrant County required trainings.

  • Completes MHMR of Tarrant County required trainings within 60 days of hire date.
  • Completes/attends refresher trainings before expiration dates.

F. Perform other related job duties or responsibilities as requested or required, whether or not specifically mentioned in the job description.

  • Exhibits a willingness to assume additional duties, seeks the guidance of supervisor prior to beginning and unfamiliar assignment.

III) Knowledge of Laws, Regulations, and Policies/Procedures

  • Knowledge of MHMR of Tarrant County and Addiction Services Operating Procedures
  • Knowledge of TCADA/CARF Standards
  • Knowledge of quantity food preparation techniques and procedures of modified and calculated diet preparation methods.
  • Ability to interpret and follow recipes, and to compute basic mathematical calculations.
  • Follow safety rules and regulations, sanitary procedures, food preparation and the operation of food service equipment.
  • Maintains inventory of supplies and prepares requisitions for needed items as appropriate.
  • Ability to calculate food requirements for a large number of people.
  • Abide by local Health Department Regulations and rules.
  • Abide by food service agreements with customers.

IV) Personal and Public Contact

Extensive internal and external contact is required. The employee will demonstrate advanced written and verbal skills while maintaining a positive image.

V) Travel

Minimum Requirements 

Job Requirements:

Required Education

High School Diploma/GED

Defined Education


Required Experience

6 months (.5 years)

Defined Experience

Food preparation



Required License

Food Handler’s Certification in association with Health Department completed before employment date with MHMR.

Must provide license (if applicable) and official documentation of all educational attainment i.e. Transcript/Degree/Certificate

Required Supervisory Experience

0 year(s)

Testing Requirements

Pre-employment tests including drug and TB Screening, Physical Exam including balance and lift test.

Satori Alternatives to Managing Aggression (SAMA) Protection

Lifting Requirements

25 Pounds

Our Benefits:

Our total rewards program offers benefits* to full time employees beginning 1st of the month following hire date including but not limited to:

• Comprehensive healthcare options (Medical, Dental, and Vision)

• Life insurance and additional supplemental accident and hospitalization plans

• 401a match and 457 deferred compensation plans

• Paid vacation and holidays; varied flexible work environment locations

• Annual tuition reimbursement program

• Student Loan Forgiveness

• Professional development programs and training

• And more…..

Insurance eligibility:

• Full time employees begin 1st of the month following hire date

• Market driven positions (full time or part time) begin immediately after hire date

• Select part time market driven positions are eligible for most insurance plans

• Substitute status jobs are not eligible for benefits

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Additional Information

*MHMR of Tarrant County (“MHMR”) and its affiliates and subsidiaries have an internal recruiting department. MHMR may supplement that internal capability from time to time with assistance from temporary staffing agencies, placement services, and professional recruiters herein after referred to collectively as “Recruiters"). Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact MHMR employees directly in an attempt to present candidates – MHMR recruiting team or other authorized MHMR personnel must present ALL candidates to hiring managers. For more information please visit our website