Northampton, MA, USA
Location: Smith College
Anticipated Openings for Chefs & Cooks
Smith College invites applications for anticipated openings for Chefs and Cooks. If selected for an interview, qualified applicants will be contacted for initial interviews with Human Resources, and as openings occur, Dining Services will review qualifications and contact applicants directly for interviews. Full job descriptions will be available at interview. Please make sure to indicate the position of your interest in your cover letter.
Chef/Floater Chef: Duties include: Preparing and presenting meals and all related items during assigned shifts; working cooperatively in a safe and sanitary manner with other staff members to ensure the efficient and professional operation of the unit in accordance with work rules and departmental policies; striving for a dining atmosphere which is cordial and accommodating for all students and guests under direction of Area Manager; reviewing upcoming menus and food orders and work cooperatively and accurately in planning food production; and assuming full responsibility for unit operation in absence of Area Manager, and operates unit within budget.
Minimum Qualifications: Completion of high school education or vocational school education plus a minimum of three years of institutional and or commercial experience in quantity cookery that includes baking. Prior experience should also including supervisory responsibilities.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing and perform basic arithmetic functions. Prior experience should also including supervisory responsibilities. Current state approved sanitation certificate is required. Culinary Arts Degree at a post-secondary level preferred. Must have Serve Safe Certification, Food Allergen Certification and Anti-Choke Certification. Must demonstrate adequate physical strength and coordination to effectively cook, clean and receive supplies while properly utilizing standard food service utensils and equipment. Must be able to safely lift and move 50 pounds, work from a step stool, walk and stand for prolonged periods of time, bend, reach, pull and push. Must also be able to manipulate utensils and equipment repetitively for variable periods of time - up to 50% of an assigned shift. Must be mobile between kitchen and dining areas and other campus food service areas. Must possess the sensory ability to taste/smell. Must possess good vision with or without correction.
These positions are full-time or part-time, benefited positions (40 or 32 hours per week for 9 months per year). Please indicate the position that you would like to be considered for in your cover letter.
Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer
Please attach/upload a current resume and cover letter in order for your application to be considered for this position.
Position Type:Fixed Term
About Smith College
Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is one of the largest womens colleges in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges.
Smith College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.