Cook (Full-Time)

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Job Description

The Cook prepares, seasons and cooks regular and therapeutic diets for patients, employees, visitors and special functions.


Job Code: 100069



License or Certification:


  • Food handlers permit


Total Education, Vocational Training and Experience:


  • Training in food preparation for therapeutic diets, recent institutional cooking experience and special function cooking experience desirable.


  • Knowledge of all H.A.C.C.P.guidelines


  • Knowledge of food safety guidelines, preferred


 Machines, Equipment Used


  • General office equipment, convection oven, mixer, steamer, gas range, grill, oven, microwave, toaster, blender, steam tables, fryer, food processor, scales, meat slicer.


Physical Requirements:


  • Ability to sit, stand for long periods, reach, push, pull and lift minimum of 20 pounds, stoop and kneel


  • Ability to grasp and use fine finger movement, feel fine sensation to discern temperate and texture.


Skills and Abilities:


  • Ability to speak, read, write and comprehend English.


  • Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both writing and verbal arenas as well as via email.


  • Ability to work independently without supervision.


  • Ability to ensure sanitation of department


 Environmental Conditions:


  • Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. Occasional outdoor exposure


  • Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required.


  • Wet surfaces and sharp objects and high noise levels possible


  • Hot and cold temperatures extremes


  • May work under stressful circumstances at times.




Proficiency or Productivity Standards:


  • May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines.


  • May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.


  • Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e. before, during or after a disaster.


  • Regular attendance and reporting on time to work is a requirement of position.


Address: 189 May Street, Worcester 01602
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 2122734
Contact Name - External: Camiel Campbell
Contact Email - External: