Prep Cook

1824 Fowler Street

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compensation: Hourly Starting Range: $16.31 - $19.85
employment type: full-time
job title: Prep Cook
Prep Cook
Internal/External Posting
Hourly Starting Range: $16.31 - $19.85
Classification: Non-Exempt, Full-Time, 30 Weekly Hours
Location: Meals on Wheels Central Kitchen

Meals on Wheels is accepting applications for a dynamic, motivating team player who works well in a fast-paced environment.

Ideal Candidate: We're seeking a Prep Cook who will work in the Meals on Wheels Central Kitchen under the direction of the Kitchen Manager. The Prep Cook will be an important member of the Meals on Wheels team, ensuring high quality food production for service to local seniors.

Essential Functions:
• Work with the kitchen team to prepare food, including tasks such as chopping, mixing, baking, cleaning, dishwashing, and other functions of food service.
• Ensure that food quality, portion control, safety, sanitation, and health standards are maintained.
• Complete and maintain accurate and timely documentation such as food temperature logs and maintenance checklists.
• Assist with routine cleaning and sanitation of kitchen facility and equipment at the Central Kitchen.
• Drive Meals on Wheels transport vans to deliver food to meals sites when needed.
• Attend meetings and trainings as required.
• Maintain confidentiality of all clients, staff, and business-related information.
• Provide the highest standards of customer service at all times.
• Professionally represent Meals on Wheels at all times.
• Other duties as required or assigned.

Education and/or Experience:
• Required to be at least 18 years of age with a High School Diploma or equivalent.
• Preferred food services experience with a thorough knowledge of food preparation, operation of food service equipment, and maintaining health and sanitation standards.
• Required valid Washington State Food Handler’s Card or the ability to obtain within 14 days of employment

Contingency of Employment:
• Acceptable criminal history background check.
• Acceptable driving record.
• Compliance with Chapter 246-215 WAC, Subpart B, “Employee Health”

Overview of Benefits:
• Eligibility for health, dental, and vision coverage through an employer-sponsored plan.
• HRA Eligibility with Generous Company Reimbursement
• Twelve days of annual paid leave (vacation) per year. Vacation accrual begins on the date of hire.
• 1 sick hour earned for every 22 paid hours worked, accrued per year. Note: the carry-over cap for this position is 720 hours. Sick leave accrual begins on the date of hire.
• Ten company-paid holidays per year
• 401 (k) retirement savings plan. In 2023, SLR offers up to a 3% match to the employee’s contribution. For example, a 2% contribution gets a 2% match from SLR, etc. Contribution and matching to 401 (k) will occur after 30 days from hire date.
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Chaplain Service provides emotional, cognitive, behavioral, and spiritual support.
• Public Loan Forgiveness eligible employer (If you are employed by SLR, and meet the qualifying criteria, you may be eligible to receive student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.)
• Same Day Pay Available with Tap Check Services
• 8 Paid “Floating Time Off” Hours

How to Apply:
Visit https://www.seniorliferesources.org/careers for a detailed job description & and application. An SLR application is required. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an official application but may be attached as supplemental information.

Open until filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by Friday, June 14, 2024, at 4:00 p.m.

Home Care Services is a program of Senior Life Resources, an SE WA ALTC COG, and Yakama Nation contractor.

Senior Life Resources is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate based on race, sex, age, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.
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post id: 7754725898


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