The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has 2 job openings for a Cook for the Fort Myers Area Command, located in Fort Myers, Florida
Plans, prepares, cooks, and serves nutritional meals and snacks in accordance with established guidelines and schedules; ensures all meals are prepared and served in a safe and presentable manner; cleans kitchen facilities, equipment, and appliances; maintains inventory of kitchen supplies and food in a neat and orderly manner.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of proper cooking methods and procedures.
Knowledge of meal planning techniques.
Knowledge of acceptable food storage and cleaning techniques.
Ability to cook nutritional, tasteful, and safe food for large groups in a timely manner.
Ability to properly clean kitchen appliances and utensils.
Ability to order food and kitchen supplies in an economical manner and to maintain an adequate level of inventory.
Education and Experience
High School diploma or equivalent and one year experience cooking food for large groups or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Licenses and Certifications
Must have or obtain a Florida Food Managers Certification within 90 days of hire; certification must remain in effect thereafter.
Approved background check required.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
Ability to meet attendance requirements.
Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.
Ability to cook, taste, and smell food.
Duties are usually performed by frequent walking and/or standing, kneeling, or squatting relieved by lesser periods of sitting.
Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting, and carrying light objects (less than 25 lbs.) 5-10% of work time.
Work is performed in a normal kitchen environment where there may be limited physical discomforts associated with working around hot stoves/ovens or cold freezers.
All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
To apply, please select the “Apply Now” icon at the bottom of this posting.
Application Submittal Period: 11/15/2022 through 11/29/2022
There are two shifts available:
Shift 1 – Mon, Tues, Wednesday from 11 am to 7 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 5:30 am to 1:30 pm
Shift 2 – Wednesday through Sunday from 11 am to 7 pm
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
- Job Family FL-NON-EXEMPT
- Job Function Food Service
- Pay Type Hourly
- Max Hiring Rate $13.17
- 2400 Edison Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33901, USA