Cook II

at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, United States

Job Description

Cook II

Posting Number S00867JP Department Dining Service – Smith Union Job Summary $500 Sign-Bonus, ½ paid at first check and ½ paid after 90 days if eligibility requirements are met.

Bowdoin College is located in Brunswick Maine with a student population of almost 2000. We make everything from scratch and are 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.

This position supports daily food production goals for our retail operations and includes daily food preparation, service and sanitation duties. Under supervision of the Head Chef and guidance of First Cook, this position is responsible for assembly and cooking of recipes for daily menus while adhering to standardized recipes. This position may also support preparation of items for our Catering Department. May be assigned to culinary departments including cold foods, bake shop and stewarding in both dining halls. 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 daytime shifts but may include occasional evening shifts, overtime, weekends, holidays and during weather emergencies. Required to work during major college events and weekends.

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 First Shift Employment Category Full Time Academic Year FTE 0.73 Benefits Eligible Yes 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 01/24/2022 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: JC202924329

Posted On: Jan 26, 2022

Updated On: Feb 02, 2022