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Center Cook



Work Site Location: Harding Center
Work Schedule: 68% full-time, August - June

Excellent benefits, including retirement
Tuition assistance

Starting pay range: $17.00 per hour

Job Summary:
In conjunction with the North Idaho College Head Start mission, Five-Year Goals and in compliance with all local, state and federal regulations the Cook prepares healthy meals for young children ages 3 to 5 years old; and provides nutritional education for children, families, and staff.

Job Description linked below; (some job boards may not include active links so please click Apply or go www.nic.edu/jobs to see full details);

Center Cook Job Description.pdf

Minimum Qualifications
Education and Experience : High School Diploma or GED and one-year experience in food preparation for large groups

Required License and/or Certifications :
  • Maintain Idaho Food Handlers Card.
  • Maintain current Infant/Child & Adult CPR and First Aid.
  • Complete the Hepatitis A vaccination.
  • Meet terms of Statement of Agreement/ Employment Declaration.
  • Pass an enhanced criminal background check including fingerprinting, as required by Head Start Program Performance Standards and Child Care Licensing requirements, prior to first day of work.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • The ability to work with families and children from diverse ethnic, cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Working knowledge of commonly used computer software programs including data collection systems.
  • Demonstrate professional ethics and confidentiality. Represent the Head Start program in the community and with other professionals, positively and with professionalism.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background check.

Application materials include; resume and cover letter


Advertised: February 23, 2024 Pacific Standard Time
Applications close: March 08, 2024 11:55 PM Pacific Standard Time

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