This employment opportunity has expired as of 05/07/2021.

Cook Supervisor

Date Posted: 03/23/2021

Department: McDowell Senior Center

Compensation: $24,054


Deadline: 05/07/2021

Position Objectives

The senior center is seeking job applicants for one part-time position (32.00 Hours) in food service operations. Employee will prepare and serve food and are also involved in cleaning activities which facilitate good sanitation and food service. Employee will supervise additional kitchen staff in completing daily work assignments. 

Duties and Responsibilities

Employee job duties include supervision of two kitchen staff employees. Additional duties include preparing and cooking meats, vegetables and other food items using commercial kitchen equipment. Peels, washes, and cleans vegetables for kitchen use; prepares salads, slices pies, and performs similar tasks as assigned. Carries canned and fresh fruits, meats, and vegetables from the storeroom to the kitchen; transports breads, rolls, desserts, and other items to specified areas; transfers food items from cooking utensils to steam carts; and delivers cooked food to serving areas. Employee also takes temperatures on prepared food items to ensure food safety. Scrubs, scours, and washes cooking utensils and pans; cleans and mops kitchen; and cleans and organizes food storage areas.

Desirable Training and Experience

Prefer job candidates with 2 years of experience in food service or related field.


Prospective employees should have:


Benefited after 90 days

Medical, dental, and life insurance

Sick, vacation, and holiday pay

Membership in the Local Government Retirement System

Contribution for retirement 401k/457

How to Apply

Pre-employment drug screening and background check is required. 


Applications will be given credit only for information provided in response to this announcement. No additional information will be solicited by McDowell County; therefore, persons who submit incomplete applications may not receive full credit for their education, training and experience. 


McDowell County is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the County to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, political affiliation or nationalorigin. The County will interactively work with disabled applicants and employees to identify reasonable accommodations that will allow the individual to perform essential job functions. 


McDowell County participates in E-Verify. 


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