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Cook I/II (Part-time)

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 27, 2023

Position Details

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College of Forestry, Wildlife, and Environment

Position Title

Cook I/II (Part-time)

Job Class Code


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Part-time FTE


Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

This position is located at Auburn University’s Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center in Andalusia, Alabama.

The Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center ( SDFEC )seeks candidates for a Cook position, responsible for food preparation and services for groups at the Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center.

The SDFEC provides traditional classroom and immersive outdoor field experiences for people learning about forestry, wildlife, and natural resources management. The SDFEC functions as a living laboratory for hands-on, experiential learning for students, practitioners, and land owners who come to the facility to explore its diverse ecosystems and learn best practices from leaders in their field.

About Auburn: At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship, and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, positive work environment, student engagement, and thriving community.

Why employees choose Auburn: Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years. Employees enjoy competitive benefits that include top-notch health insurance, generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, flexible spending accounts, and more!

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Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

Essential Functions

1. Sets up kitchen for meal preparation and cook designated meal.
2. Keeps kitchen and equipment used in meal preparation cleaned properly.
3. Delivers food and beverages to other areas of the facility.
4. Serves meals and beverages to customers.
5. Utilizes proper storage and handling procedures on all food and supplies.
6. Places food and supply orders with vendors and checks invoices and inventories all food and supplies.
7. Purchases food and supply items that are not made available from vendors from local stores.

Other duties may be assigned similar to the above consistent with the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job.

May be responsible for training, assisting or assigning tasks to others. May provide input to performance reviews of other employees.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Level I Ability to read and write.

Level II Ability to read and write plus 2 years experience in food services including cooking for large groups

Substitutions allowed for Experience:

When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Experience in food services including cooking for large groups

Minimum Technology Skills

None Required

Minimum License and Certifications

None Required.

Desired Qualifications

Desired Qualifications

Experience in preparing meals for large groups.

Posting Detail Information

Salary Range

$14.50/hr - $17.84/hr

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EEO Statement

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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