Cook Helper in Lopez, PA at ResCare

Date Posted: 5/24/2018

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    Lopez, PA
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Job Description


Title: Cook Helper

Job Category: Direct Care/Operations

Line of Business: Residential Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Cook Helper.

Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

Cook Helper Responsibilities
  • Keeps all equipment used in the preparation, storage, and serving of food in sanitary condition. 
  • Keeps storerooms, walk-in refrigerators, and freeze r clean and orderly. 
  • Sets up dish room and dishwashing machine before each meal. 
  • Washes worktables, walls, refrigerators, and meat blocks. 
  • Scrapes food from dirty dishes and places them in the rack or on conveyor to dishwashing machine. 
  • Washes pot, pans, and trays. 
  • Sweeps, mops, and waxes cafeteria and kitchen floors. 
  • Segregates and removes trash and garbage and places it in designated containers. 
  • Steam cleans or hoses out garbage cans. 
  • Setup dining room tables. 
  • Keeps service line supplied with dishes, silverware, glasses, milk, food, etc. during service times. 
  • As needed to prepare and serve food in accordance with pre-planned menus. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 
  • Helps supervise work based learning program to include the development of student's employability, social skills and Career Success Standards. 
  • Explores innovative ways to incorporate Food Services into the academic, vocational and leisure time learning programs. 
  • Establishes center wide events for trainees and staff that promote health and wellness learning. 
  • Responsive to student conduct, abilities, and needs.

Specific Requirements

To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform the essential duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Three to six months of related experience, and/or training;
  • Must be able quantitative calculations using both fractional and decimal measure units.
  • High School Diploma and valid Michigan Driver's License.

Additional Information


In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:

  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Suite of voluntary insurance options
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Performance incentives
  • Company Discount Purchasing Program
    • Cell phone Service
    • Ford and Chrysler Automobiles
    • Furniture
    • Appliances
    • Staples discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence. 

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

P.O. BOX 218 ROUTE 487 NORTH , LOPEZ, PA 18628 USA