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Cook 2 Posted Feb 14
Teton Science School , Jackson, WY
Job Title: Cook 2

Reports to: Campus Head Chef

Medical Certification: First Aid/CPR/AED
Schedule: As needed

Pay rate: $16-$18/hour, DOE

Job Objective: The primary role of the Cook 2 position is to provide outstanding customer service and food service for participants, graduate students and AmeriCorps members at the Jackson Campus of Teton Science Schools. The Jackson Campus food service team also supports food service at the Murie and Kelly campuses of Teton Science Schools.


At least two years experience in a commercial kitchen that specializes in high volume cooking

Thorough knowledge of food preparation, safe food handling, food ordering and inventory control

Professional culinary training from an accredited culinary institution or equivalent professional experience preferred

Working knowledge of various weights and measurements and proficiency in culinary math skills

Proficiency in all cooking methods. (baking, broiling, sauteing, braising, grilling, frying, roasting, steaming ) and applying those methods appropriately

Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team

Outstanding interpersonal skills

Willingness to take initiative, solve problems and manage a variety of tasks calmly, effectively and with humor

Willingness to work long hours and untraditional work weeks including some nights, holidays and weekends

Proficiency in digital communication and Google Apps specifically Google Drive

Servsafe, First Aid, CPR, AED certified



Leadership & Team Development (10%)

Lead meals and direct Cook 1 using menus, dietary needs, and logistical information provided by the Executive Chef

Practice Teton Science Schools’ leadership principles of systems thinking, mentorship, vision to action, integrity, communication and resilience

Food Service (90%)

Prepares meals in a timely, cost-effective manner using menus, dietary needs, and logistical information provided by the Executive Chef

Practicing best methods to uphold health codes and ensure food safety.

Determine portions in line with age groups and consumption habits in order to assure great customer service, reduce waste and control food costs

Communicate with TSS staff, graduate students, AmeriCorps members and program participants in an open and friendly manner

Model Teton Science Schools’ principals of intentional culture including stewardship, accountability, inclusivity, innovation and collaboration

Develop and steward systems and practices to strive for the most sustainable food service operations

Other related roles and responsibilities as needed to accomplish the goals of Field Education at Teton Science Schools.

Physical requirements:

Able to stand/work in a kitchen setting for up to 10 hours a day

Manual dexterity to operate kitchen appliances/tools/utensils/equipment

Able to bend/stoop/reach and lift up to 50 pounds

Work location: Primarily Jackson or Kelly Campus of the Teton Science Schools, but may include shifts at all campus locations (Jackson, Kelly, Murie Center).

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