*Prepare "Naivedyam" food in the kitchen following all religious fundamentals required for the purity of cooking offered to the deities on a daily basis.
*Prepare Maha Prasadam for devotees which includes Laddu, Vada, Kara Sev and other food, per guidelines set by the temple and administered by the Food Trustees and Manager.
*Prepare food as required for "Annadanam" on Thursdays, Saturdayâ€™s and Festival/Event days.
*Delegate and oversee employees and volunteers who assist with food preparation and cleaning of the kitchen.
*Ensure that the kitchen, which includes the store and dish washing area, is clean at all times including when you leave for home after work every day.
*Maintain sanitation, health and safety standards in the work areas.
*Perform other temple duties assigned to you by the Food Committee, Trustees and Kitchen Manager.
*You will be advised of your duties, responsibilities and expectations on a daily basis.
*Assist other priests as needed from time to time and provide best possible experience to the devotees visiting the temple.
*During the off cooking ours, should be able to perform Archanaâ€™s and Car Poojaâ€™s and given Baba aratiâ€™s in absence of the priest in the Sanctum hall.
*Upon devotees request and assignment from Food Committee, Trustees and Kitchen Manager, should be able to prepare food at devotees home or in the temple kitchen.
*Must be a Brahmin priest ailed from a Vedic Family.
*Must be able to prepare Naivedyam for all deities in the temple on daily basis.
*Prepare Maha Prasadam for devotees which includes Laddu, Vada, Kara Sev and other food, per guidelines set by the temple and administered by the Food Committee, Trustees and Kitchen Manager.
*Adaptability, flexibility and commitment to the temple.
*Ability to establish working relationships with all employees, volunteers, management and devotees.
*Ability to maintain and project professionalism internally and externally at all the times.
*Exercise good judgment in decision making
*Work in a safe, prudent and organized manner
*Must comply with safety and security standards.
*Clear communication and positive attitude as well as working well with other employees, volunteers as required.
*Respect for individuals (devotees, employees, volunteers and management)
*Follow and comply with all policies and procedures of the Temple including the employee handbook, Sampradaya and Priest Policies.
*The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job while performing the duties of this position.
*Must be able to work at the temple on a regular basis
*Must be able to work weekends and holidays.
*Must be able to reach, bend, stoop and shove above shoulder level.
*Must be able to use head and heck in a twisting or static motion and to look up and/or down and lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
*Must be able to use hands repetitively, stand for prolonged periods, walk, grasp firmly/strongly and simply/lightly with hands, and use fine finger dexterity.
*Must be able and willing to clean the work area and necessary utensils before and after work to not only meet religious standards but to abide the SSBTS policies of cleanliness.
*Must be able to stand for long periods of time (4 hour at a time).
This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time. This job description reflects the job content at the time of writing and will be subject to periodic change in light of changing operational requirements. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by management.