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Cook

Job ID REQ-2024-3722 Omaha, Nebraska

Prepares assigned menu items and maintains a clean, organized kitchen.

Current opening for Visitor's Center Cafe: Monday - Friday 5:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Prepares assigned menu items and serving line, sanitizes kitchen area and equipment, and ensures proper food storage.

  • Prepares food for the school breakfast and lunch program, evening meals, employees, contracted customers, special events, and/or meetings including cooking, baking, shredding, and slicing. Prepares kitchen and food for following day as needed.

  • Cooks quickly, efficiently and according to menu and recipes.

  • Takes and records food temperatures according to Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) food safety policies, records temperatures again prior to service.

  • Ensures that food is good quality and is ready on time.

  • Determines correct food portions; utilizes kitchen resources efficiently.

  • Arranges food for service and serves food ensuring appropriate utensils are used for serving.

  • Sanitizes and cleans kitchen and service area and dining room; ensures food is properly stored and handled.

  • Completes food and inventory deliveries as needed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to communicate in an articulate, professional manner.

  • Ability to use and troubleshoot kitchen appliances and cooking utensils to complete recipes.

  • Knowledge of food safety regulations.

  • Knowledge of basic math skills required to ensure accuracy of recorded yields.

  • Ability to multi-task.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 6 months experience required.

  • Possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record required.

  • Pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check required.

  • Minimum of 18 years of age required.

  • ServSafe Food Handlers certification within 120 days of transfer or hire required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

  • Food service experience preferred.

Diversity is more than a commitment at Boys Town—it is the foundation of who we are and what we do.

At Boys Town, we cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation, and delivers better business results.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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