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Type: Staff

Requisition No: 17-120

Active Since: October 17, 2017

Starting Compensation: $9.50 to $10.93 per hour, commensurate with experience

Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. At times, hours will vary, depending on evening and weekend catering events.

Percentage FTE: 100%

Department: Bookstore & Food Services

Location: SCC


St. Charles Community College is seeking a full-time Cook in the Food Services Department who will be responsible for producing and serving a wide variety of complete meals, some of which require lengthy and elaborate preparation. The Cook is also responsible for set-ups, food preparations, cooking and serving from multiple locations, such as the grill, hot/cold service areas, grab-n-go, catering, and delivery aspects. Responsible for preparing and cooking distinctive and high quality food, planning menus, ordering supplies, ensuring profitability, and any item on the menu of a full-service restaurant as assigned.

Other duties:

  • Provide proper and safe preparation and storage of food products.
  • Provide proper and safe set-up and storage of serving products.
  • Provide a clean work area including eating utensils, dishware, prep and cooking utensils, pots, pans, and other kitchen equipment.
  • Provide cashiering and other retail services as assigned.
  • Prepare cold salads for deli and grill use; Slice and carve meats, cheeses, and produce, and garnish as needed for station set up.
  • Must have and maintain a current Missouri Driver’s License.
  • Prepare and stock food product at service station per menu specifications as signed by Assistant Director of Food Services.
  • May assist other chefs, cooks, and pastry bakers.
  • As needed and assigned, shall perform duties such as: a wide range of food preparation; weigh and measure recipe ingredients; make salads and sandwiches; help prepare soups and sauces; clean, peel, and slice fruits and vegetables; prepare coffee; and slice and grind meat, poultry and seafood.
  • Greet customers, and prepare and serve food items per customer order and food service specifications, as assigned by Assistant Director of Food Services.
  • Break down and clean work station at end of shift and store food products properly.
  • Must observe all aspects of proper food service sanitation standards.
  • Must be able to operate basic kitchen preparations tools, including knives, peelers, slicer, oven, steamer, fryer, steam kettle, tilt braiser, and related food preparations appliances.


High school diploma or GED required. Minimum one year experience or training in cold food preparation, basic kitchen work, with a knowledge of food service cleanliness and sanitation standards. Must possess a comprehensive working knowledge of cooking techniques, cook-and-hold and cook-and-chill techniques, display cooking, and catering set-up and service. Must be able to obtain and maintain ServSafe Food Service Certification. Must have and maintain a current Missouri Driver’s License.

Application for Employment

Applications for Employment* (PDF) may be completed, saved and emailed to Applications are also available in the Human Resources Department and may be mailed, faxed or hand delivered to the following address.

Human Resources Department
St. Charles Community College
Administration Building – Room 1242
4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive
Cottleville, MO 63376
Phone: 636-922-8421 Fax: 636-922-8293

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General Information

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for a follow-up interview.

A position is posted for a minimum of five days after which applicant screening and selection begins. Positions are removed from posting once filled. These postings reflect general job duties and minimum qualifications rather than comprehensive descriptions of positions. Any unsolicited resume, related document or application that does not indicate application for a specific vacant position will not be accepted, acknowledged, retained or considered.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The College is committed to non-discrimination and equal opportunity regarding the treatment of students, faculty and staff. The College adheres to a strict non-discrimination policy in student admission, educational programs, activities and employment regardless of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information. The College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Complaint Procedures

The college maintains a complaint procedure for the purpose of investigating and providing prompt and equitable remedy.

Student inquiries concerning the complaint procedure or discrimination concerns may be made to the vice president for academic and student affairs, 636-922-8356, Room SSB 2110 or as an alternative, to the dean of student success, 636-922-8238, Room SSB 1104.

Employee and applicant inquiries concerning complaint procedures or discrimination concerns may be made to the vice president for human resources, 636-922-8300, Room ADM 1242. Reports may also be made to any administrative officer of the college.


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