24 hours/week — every other weekend off
Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties for over 50 years, seeks a Cook (24 hours a week) at Merry Gardens Assisted Living Facility located at 87 John Street in Camden, Maine.
Successful candidate will work to prepare healthy, nutritious meals in the kitchen at Merry Gardens and will assist with clean up of the dining and kitchen areas. In addition, successful candidate will work as part of a team to serve meals to residents in the dining area of the facility in a manner that assures an enjoyable dining experience. Position is 24 hours/week (benefits eligible) (day shifts; every other weekend off).
Required Qualifications include a High school diploma or equivalent, and three years paid experience working in a kitchen; ability to use small and large kitchen equipment; ability to read, write and perform basic math functions; ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds; must be at least 18 years of age. The rate of pay for this position starts at $15.25 per hour.
Upon hire and periodically thereafter, must comply with Penquis background check requirements with satisfactory results as outlined in current contract provisions.
Penquis offers an excellent benefits package and competitive wages. Apply on line at www.penquis.org or contact us at 973-3500 (TDD: 973-3520) or by email at email@example.com to request an application and job description.
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Penquis complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations concerning employees, including those pertaining to mandatory COVID-19 vaccination. This includes rules associated with the State of Maine healthcare mandate, anticipated OSHA standards and emergency temporary standards mandating employee COVID-19 vaccination, as well as U.S. DHHS rules requiring vaccinations within our Head Start programs.
In accordance with federal regulations, Penquis does not discriminate. Reasonable accommodation will be made for otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. Penquis is a smoke-free workplace.