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1st and 2nd Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

Position Summary
The Cook prepares, cooks, and serves daily meals. Provide quality customer service experience for program participants, staff, and guest.
Essential Functions
1. Follow strict documentation requirements for food storage, inventory, temperatures, cleaning, sanitation, and food disposal in compliance with Job Corps Policy and food service health and safety guidelines. Document and report discrepancies to supervisor.
2. Support and maintain a safe, congenial teamwork environment.
3. Observe kitchen and dining areas, kitchen utensils, supplies, and equipment to ensure sanitary
standards are met and maintained. Report discrepancies to Supervisor.
4. Maintain accountability for knives and cutting tools.
5. Maintain clean, sanitary, and organized work areas. Participate in daily general cleaning.
6. Other duties as assigned providing food service department support.
7. Model positive behavior and a high level of conflict resolution skills at all times.
8. Participate in department meetings and all mandated PRH and corporate training.
9. Utilize information systems and handle student data in strict adherence to Job Corps and Strategix policies to protect student’s personally identifiable information (PII) and reduce network security threats.
10. Adhere to and model Strategix servant leadership culture values: Honor Others, Inspire Vision, Choose Integrity, People First, Balance Focus with Flexibility, Serve with Humility, and Innovate and Disrupt.

Job Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent and two years’ experience working in food service field. Valid ServSafe Food Handler certification required. Knowledge of institutional/school nutrition guidelines and experience in large scale meal preparation. Full knowledge and practice of food safety, storage, and
inspection requirements.
Culinary Arts Certification, valid ServSafe Food Handler Certification, two years food preparation experience.


As a full-time employee, you will be eligible for Strategix’s compensation package including health benefits from United Health Care (UHC) Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans. Our medical insurance includes nationwide POS (PPO equivalent), EPO and HMO options ranging from Bronze to Platinum levels with an employer contribution of 60% and an employee contribution of 40% for all plans. Our dental and vision insurance includes an employer contribution of 75% and an employee contribution of 25% for the respective corporate selected plans.

Additional benefits include:

401(k) with Company Match
2 weeks of Vacation Days per calendar year
40 Hours of Sick Leave
10 Paid Federal Holidays
Life and Disability Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
Health Savings Accounts (HSA)

Company Information

Joliet Job Corps Center Operated by Strategix Management

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