Cook-Housekeeper - (5538)

Class Specifications - C.15

March, 1973

Series Concept

Same as class concepts.

Class Concepts

Under supervision, incumbents perform food preparation, food serving, housekeeping and sanitary maintenance duties in the house of the President of the University or in the house of a campus Chancellor; and perform other related duties as required.

Incumbents typically plan menus and do grocery shopping; prepare and serve meals for the immediate family and/or guests; dust, vacuum, mop, sweep and keep the home in order; perform washing, ironing, sewing and mending duties for the family as required; maintain, clean, and store household items such as silver, glassware, and china; may assist caterers in the pro- vision of service for large functions; and may be responsible for the welfare of the children during parental absences.


Ability to read, write, perform basic arithmetic calculations, follow oral and written instructions, and two years of experience in general cooking and housekeeping; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.