The Salvation Army Anchorage , AK 99501

Posted 2 months ago

Requisition Number

05090 LeadCookFT 10.20.18

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LEAD COOK -- Full Time

Older Alaskans Program, Anchorage, AK

Job/Requisition Number: 05090 LeadCookFT 10.20.18

Closing Date: 10.29.18

The Salvation Armys Older Alaskans Program (OAP) is currently seeking a full-time Lead Cook in the central kitchen. The Lead Cook enhances the program by preparing and providing well-balanced and attractive meal service for clients. This position oversees

production for a high-volume kitchen preparing 500+ meals per day not only for the OAPs home-delivered meals and group meal sites, but also for The Salvation Armys McKinnell House that provides temporary emergency shelter for families experiencing homelessness.

This position requires the ability to maintain the confidentiality of all clients served and to express dignity and respect to all clients.

This is a non-exempt, full-time position (40 hrs per week) with benefits. Starting rate: $14.00/hour.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE but are not limited to:

Work with the Food Service Manager in menu preparation, ordering, and storing food

Provide oversight and prepare all food per a preplanned menu cycle

Maintain quality food standards with respect to content, texture, and temperature

Assure all foods are held at proper temperature to prohibit bacterial growth; maintain accurate temperature records

Supervises and provides direction to kitchen staff


High School diploma or GED and at least 5 years experience cooking in an unsupervised and/or institutional setting

Current ServeSafe Certification or ability to acquire within 30 days of hire

Ability to work with minimal supervision and to lead the work of the central kitchen staff

Willingness to work flexible hours, including weekends, to meet demands of department

Team oriented individual with a solid work ethic

Must complete and adhere to Protect the Mission (PTM) requirements and guidelines, including acceptable results on the background checks required by The Salvation Army for employment (including fingerprint-based check)

Current Alaska driver license and acceptable MVR background record required

This posting should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this position. The incumbent may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this


QUESTIONS: Contact Terry Chubin, OAP Program Director,



Please complete job applications entirely. Incomplete job applications cannot be accepted.

To apply on-line . . . click on the Apply On-line blue text in lower right corner of this page.

To apply in person . . . go to The Salvation Army, 143 E. 9th Avenue, Anchorage AK 99501. Please bring resume, cover letter, and complete the application provided to you.

To request hard-copy application . . . send email to:

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please contact Human Resources at .

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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access

to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure

is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41

CFR 60-1.35(c)

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