ABOUT POMONA COLLEGE: Located near Los Angeles, California, Pomona College is widely regarded as one of the nation's premier liberal arts colleges. Established in 1887, Pomona College is known for small classes, a challenging curriculum, close relationships between students and faculty, and a range of student research and leadership opportunities. Pomona is a member of The Claremont Colleges.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Cook 1 prepares customer meal requests using the “Cook to Order” cooking system primarily at the grill services, exhibition, and pizza areas of assigned Dining Halls at Pomona College. This position serves as a prep and helper cook in the kitchen and service areas. The Cook 1 operates a variety of kitchen equipment and tools to cook, measure, mix, wash, peel, cut, shred meats, fruits, vegetables and other ingredients. This position trims and cuts meats, poultry, and fish by incorporating HACCP and PPE procedures in kitchen production areas. The Cook 1 maintains and records temperatures and food production labeling and dating to ensure Health Department compliance. This position maintains the kitchen work area at all times to ensure cleanliness. The Cook 1 also assists with maintaining food service lines and catering production as needed.
NOTE: This position is represented by a labor union. Employees must join union upon hire.
QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education, training and/or experience equivalent to a High School Diploma or GED that provides the required knowledge, skills and ability. Must take and successfully pass the ServSafe California Food Handler Certification within 30 days of hire and successfully recertify every 3 years. A valid driver’s license is essential to drive College-owned vehicles. Must take and successfully pass a functional capacity test after job offer and prior to hire. Food production assignments and staff supervision in a kitchen at an academic institution is preferred. Must safely lift and move supplies and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds and walk and stand for long periods of time.
REQUIRED HOURS: The regular hours for this full time position are 40 hours per week, 5 days per week, on a variable schedule. Overtime, holiday, weekend and evening work hours will be required. Regular hours may vary due to needs of the College or division. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule.
TO APPLY: Please submit your resume with your application. Cover letter is optional. You may submit both resume and cover letter as one attachment in the My Experience section of the application under the "resume/CV" upload section, or as separate attachments. Once you submit your application, you will not be able to attach additional documents.
POMONA COLLEGE REWARDS: Pomona College offers a wide variety of benefits and perks including health, dental, and vision plan options; paid time off; flexible spending accounts; retirement benefits; tuition assistance; fitness and wellness programs; rideshare incentives; and so much more!
Pomona College prides itself in being an open, competitive, and equal opportunity employer.