at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, United States

Job Description


Posting Number C00265JP Department Dining Service – Thorne Hall Job Summary $500 Sign-Bonus – ½ paid at first check and ½ paid after 90 days, if eligibility requirements are met.

This position is a non-benefit eligible position that works variable hours as needed. Under the supervision of the Head Chef and Assistant Chef, prepare daily menu items to recipe specifications. Entry-level cooking position supporting cooks and chefs. Provides daily food preparation and work environment sanitation.

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Education/Skills Requirements

Education: High School Diploma or G.E.D. required. Cooking experience required, Culinary Degree with accompanying experience preferred.

Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents

Must be able to wear mask for the entire shift. Will be required to sign the Bowdoin College COVID -19 Agreement that states 2x/weekly, Bowdoin administered COVID testing is mandatory. 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. Other Experience Requirements: Three years experience in kitchen production required. Demonstrated understanding of basic cooking techniques and their application in catering and/or institutional settings.

Standard Work Days and Hours

Varying shifts including weekends, holidays and during weather emergencies. Required to work during major college events and weekends. Added hourly pay differentials for second shift (10%) and third shift (15%) apply.

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 Employment Category Casual Benefits Eligible No Pay Type Hourly Background Check Package Requirements Support Staff 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 01/18/2022 Applications Accepted Until Open Until Filled Yes 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.

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Job Posting: JC202436206

Posted On: Jan 20, 2022

Updated On: Jan 26, 2022