Date Posted
October 18, 2022
Part Time
The Gardens of Jefferson
1000 West Washington St
Jefferson, IA 50129, US
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Job Details

The Gardens at Jefferson is Where Life is Blooming and our tenants enjoy lifestyle options that make every day more enjoyable. Our food service team plays an integral role by offering an exceptional dining experience. We have a part-time cook position available. Hours are 12 PM - 7 PM.

Job Summary:   The cook will assist in the operation of the kitchen, dining room, dish room, and related storage spaces.  This position will also, substitute for the dietary manager when that person is not on-site and have the overall responsibility for operating the dietary department in a quality manner. Great starting wage & flexible schedule. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare food and assist in serving in the dining room.
  • Wash dishes.
  • Clean kitchen and dining room.
  • Follow cleaning schedule.
  • Use Personal Protective Equipment, as required.
  • Use proper body mechanics for lifting, pushing and pulling.
  • Report unsafe conditions to the Dietary Manager and/or Director.
  • Maintain sanitation in all areas.
  • Fill in, as needed or requested.
  • Respond to smoke and fire alarm systems.
  • Comply with regulations regarding hair covering and hand protection during food preparation.
  • Attend all staff in-service or mandatory meetings.
  • Attend food service meetings.
  • Complete work orders when maintenance needs arise.
  • Perform cleaning duties, as assigned.
  • Prepare dining room for meals.


Restaurant or food service experience preferred but we will train the right person.

Contact Information

Questions may be directed to Sheri at 515-386-2555 

We are an equal opportunity employer.

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