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Cook Full-time Days 

Position Details Cook Full-time  
Shift Hours Various openings 6a-2:30p  
Number of Bi-weekly Hours 80 hours (10 pays per biweekly pay period)  
Days of the week Varies  
Weekends/Holidays Every other weekend and holiday  


At Frederick Living, we know our incredible team members are critical to the quality environment and compassionate care we provide our residents. In the spirit of Christian love and stewardship, we offer competitive and attractive Benefits & Perks for our Team Members:

Full-Time Team Members (30+ hours per week):

  • Eligible for Medical, Dental, Vision, and RX on your FIRST Day of Employment!
  • Company Paid Group Life Insurance/Short Term Disability/Long Term Disability (after 90 days)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts

Full Time & Part-Time Team Members:

  • All-Purpose Leave (APL) - 18 days the first year!
  • Tuition Reimbursement & Scholarship Program
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan: Eligible on your FIRST Day of Employment!
    • Employer match after 2 years of service

For All Team Members:

  • On-Site Gym
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Compassion and Relief Fund
  • Wellness Programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Discount Programs
  • 24-hour coffee/tea service
  • Appreciation Days & Special Events
  • Potential for Annual Resident Christmas Bonus and Increases

The Cook will support the Frederick Living Mission of caring for and enriching the lives of older adults with the following essential responsibilities:

  • Prepares meals and accompaniments following preparation sheets and provided recipes for dining room service, heath care center, Bistro and special functions.
  • Ability to work varied shifts and prepare various meals-breakfast, lunch, dinner, including soups & sauces.
  • Ability to work Bistro stations including grill, fryer, deli and pizza.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of food preparation and handling technique.
  • General knowledge of safety and sanitation rules and practices.
  • Ability to work well independently given proper direction.
  • Confers with Chef or Manager on unusual problems and has latitude to cope with other problems.
  • Responsible for hot food preparation, including accompaniments and garnishes.
  • Does advance preparation as needed.
  • Services eye-appealing, tasty food items following recipes provided for preparation and plate service of food.
  • Completes food temperature checks each meal and tastes all food items prepared.
  • Completes preparation records and stores food items properly at close of meal service.
  • Cleans work area and equipment used in food preparation.
  • Takes necessary precautions and follows correct procedures for lifting and bending.
  • Ensures that all hot food preparation and assembling is done in accordance with established procedures.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of fire safety procedures.
  • Cooperates with staff of other departments in performing job duties.
  • Provides clean, safe, and neat environment for residents, self and staff.
  • Abide by the organizations code of conduct in the performance of their duties.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Personal Behaviors:

  • Uphold the Frederick Living mission statement.
  • Demonstrate the core values of respect, integrity, compassion and excellence.
  • Provide excellent customer service to residents, staff, volunteers, families, visitors and vendors.
  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate attention to detail and organizational ability.
  • Maintain resident and staff confidentiality.
  • Support person-centered care.

Physical Demands:

  • Able to stand on tile floor and maneuver independently and safely around work area in an eight hour shift.
  • Capable of lifting up to 30 pounds using proper lifting techniques.
  • Able to see, hear and speak adequately (with or without accommodations) to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Has sufficient manual dexterity to operate kitchen equipment and point of sale system.
Position Requirements

Frederick Living puts our Core Values into action: Respect for each unique individual, and a commitment to Compassion, Integrity, and Excellence in all we do. Join our team today; Live well with us!

Along with an excellent work ethic, successful candidates will have:

  • High School education or equivalent preferred.
  • Prior Cooking experience in food service desired.
About the Organization Frederick Living is a close-knit not-for-profit continuing care retirement community nestled in the beautiful Pennsylvania countryside of Montgomery County in southeastern Pennsylvania. For over 125 years, our focus has been on living well in every aspect of our lives-body, mind, and spirit. Rooted in our Mennonite heritage, we honor the dignity and autonomy of each person who lives and works here, regardless of their faith journey. In everything we do, we're oriented toward building authentic, friendly community, and togetherness. We seek to engage each individual in a rich life marked by curiosity, learning, and a sense of purpose.  
Location 2849 Big Road, Zieglerville, PA 19492  
EOE Statement Frederick Living is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by State or Federal law.  
Req Number DIN-22-00021  

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