Cook II

Employer
Bowdoin College
Location
Maine, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 25, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Auxiliary Services, Food Services Management
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Posting Details

Title Cook II Posting Number S00982JP Department Dining Service - Smith Union Job Summary
Bowdoin College is located in Brunswick Maine with a student population of almost 2000. We make everything from scratch and consistently rated in the top 10 for college dining! We have our own butcher shop, bakeshop and organic garden that all supply food to our 2 dining halls and 3 retail locations. Under supervision of the Head Chef, prepare daily menu items in a short-order counter service restaurant environment. In conjunction with the Head Chef provide leadership and direction for other staff, and student employees, in daily kitchen operations at Smith Union. Model a professional demeanor and appropriate interpersonal communications at all times throughout the shifts with all staff, students, and customers.
  • This position offers a $500 sign-on bonus ($250 on first paycheck and $250 after 90 days).
Education/Skills Requirements
High School Diploma or G.E.D. required. Culinary Degree with accompanying experience or 3 years progressive cooking experience required. Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced team oriented environment is required. Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents
A minimum of three years experience in kitchen production required. Demonstrated understanding of basic cooking techniques and their application in quick-service and/or institutional settings. A valid Driver’s License and the ability to meet the eligibility requirements of the College’s current Motor Vehicle Use Policy. Serve Safe Certification. Standard Work Days and Hours
Primarily midday shifts but may include occasional daytime or evening shifts, overtime, weekends, holidays and during weather emergencies. Required to work during major college events and weekends. This position is an academic-year round position working 40 hours/week for 38 weeks (.73 FTE ) About Bowdoin
Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented students, faculty and staff—with a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among other factors.

We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We value a community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.

Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine.

Bowdoin’s campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from Boston. Shift Second Shift Employment Category Full Time Academic Year FTE 0.73 Benefits Eligible Yes Pay Type Hourly Background Check Package Requirements Support Staff + Credit Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? No Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? Yes Posting Date 09/16/2022 Applications Accepted Until Open Until Filled No Type of Posting Internal/External Special Instructions to Applicants EEO Information
Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses. Supplemental Questions

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