Chugach Management Services, Inc On-Call Assistant Cook (ON-CALL / ONGOING) in PALMER, Alaska


Assists Cook with meal preparation in accordance with pre-planned menus within established budgets, and in compliance with government and management directives. Acts as lead worker for Culinary Arts Trainees and Center Work-Based Learning students.


  • Prepares vegetables by washing, peeling, coring, grinding, shredding, or chopping, for use in entrees.

  • Prepares meats for cooking by washing, trimming, boning, cutting, cubing, or forming into patties or loaves.

  • Cooks or bakes items, which require minimum preparation.

  • Helps cook and serve meals, ensuring that prepared foods are held and served at proper temperatures, and all left over foods are properly chilled and stored.

  • Keeps food service area, tables, floors, and equipment clean and sanitary.

  • Prepares desserts as needed.

  • Assists with the appropriate storage of dry goods and freezer items.

  • Maintains accountability of students and property; adheres to safety practices and OSHA standards.

  • Cultivates and maintains a climate on Center, which is free of harassment, intimidation, and disrespect to provide a safe place for staff and students to work and learn.

  • Promotes student attainment of career success standards through modeling appropriate skills, mentoring students, monitoring skills acquisition and intervening when inappropriate behavior is observed.

  • Promote and cultivate positive customer service.

  • Performs all other duties as requested.


  • High school diploma or equivalent and six months experience in the food industry;

  • Must be able to obtain a Food Handler’s certificate within 30 days of employment.

  • Successfully pass background check and drug test.


  • Previous experience in a commercial or institutional kitchen.

Title: On-Call Assistant Cook (ON-CALL / ONGOING)

Location: Alaska-PALMER

Requisition ID: AK0100288