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Cook - City of Issaquah ( Job # 18-0030)

This job is closed.

Minimum Salary: $15.00 per hour
Maximum Salary: $20.00 per hour
Employment Type: Part Time
Department: Parks & Recreation
Closes: December 31, 2018 at 11:30 PM
(Open to current employees and the general public.)


The City of Issaquah Senior Center is looking for a skilled Cook to prepare delicious meals for our Senior Center patrons! Our ideal candidate will be ale to follow instructions in cooking and delivering well-prepared meals. The incumbent must be deft in moving around the kitchen and skilled at multi-tasking. Experience in using various ingredients and cooking techniques is critcal.

This is a part-time, non-regular position, with hours available on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday each week.

Essential Functions
  • Set up work stations with all needed ingredients and cooking equipment.
  • Prepare ingredients to use in cooking (chopping and peeling vegetables, cutting meat, etc.).
  • Cook food in and on various cooking implements, including frying pans, grills, and other.
  • Check food while cooking.
  • Keep a sanitary and orderly environment in the kitchen.
  • Ensure all food and other items are stored properly.
  • Check quality of ingredients.
  • Monitor, stock, and place orders as necessary.
  • Plan the monthly menu.
  • High school diploma or G.E.D. required.
  • Proven experience as a cook required.
  • Current Food Worker Card required.
  • Any combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be considered.
  • Must be 18 years old.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Knowledge of various cooking procedures and methods (grilling, baking, boiling, etc.).
  • Ability to follow all sanitation procedures.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Skill in communicating with diverse groups of people.
  • Ability to safely use all necessary kitchen equipment (knives, hot surfaces, etc.).
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to work in an environment that may be loud, hot, and/or crowded.
  • Ability to deliver quality meals on time.


Parks & Rec - Community Center
301 Rainier Blvd S
Issaquah, WA 98027