Article Title: Cook – Assisted Living Facility

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Are you compassionate, energetic, like having fun and want to make a difference in the lives of others? Do you want to work for an organization that values its staff and residents? Come join the Penquis team! Freeses Assisted Living Facility currently has a full time, (37 hours per week (benefits eligible) Cook position available.

Located: Bangor, Maine

Successful candidate will work to prepare healthy, nutritious meals in the kitchen, 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.

37hrs per week – Sunday, Monday, Wed 10 hour shift , Thursdays 7hr shift.

Excellent Benefits Package: (benefit eligible)

  • Extra pay working on Holidays
  • Birthday Holiday!
  • Paid Time off-3 Days upon hire
  • Paid training for all required certifications
  • Dental/Health/Vision
  • Retirement Plans
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Incentives

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.

Upon hire and periodically thereafter, must comply with Penquis background check requirements with satisfactory results as outlined in current contract provisions.

The starting rate of pay for this position is $16.10 per hour and additional compensation may be given consideration with relevant experience.

Penquis offers an excellent benefits package and competitive wages. For more information, or to contact us go to, email at or call 973-3500 (TDD: 973:3520).

Applications accepted until the position is filled.

Please apply by clicking the APPLY TODAY button below.

In accordance with federal regulations, Penquis does not discriminate. Reasonable accommodation will be made for otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. Penquis is a tobacco and smoke-free workplace. 

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