Florida Institute of Oceanography
The Marine Cook is responsible for ensuring that all onboard food service operations meet the highest standards of preparation, production, and presentation. The position is also responsible for preparing the vessel's menu and galley activities, including preparation of culinary products, food ordering, organizing, storage, inventory, and quality control; maintaining cleanliness and general maintenance of cooking and service items to ensure sanitary operating conditions; and administering first aid, maintaining medical supply inventory, and undertaking other shipboard duties, as required.
This position requires a high school diploma and one year of appropriate experience. Appropriate vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience. Certifications for Standards for Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping, Basic Safety Training (STCW-95, BST); first aid; and CPR must be acquired within the first two months of employment.
Previous experience in the maritime industry is desired. Experience working in an academic environment with students and researchers. Food Handling safety training/certification. Certifications for Standards for Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping, Basic Safety Training (STCW-95, BST); first aid; CPR and TWIC card.
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