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Company: Touchmark
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

One thing that has not changed since we began our journey in senior living in 1980 is our commitment to---our core values. ETHIC - Excellence, Teamwork, Hospitality, Integrity, and Compassion - steadfastly characterizes our mission to continually enrich the daily lives of residents. We practice these principles with every task and interaction, from personal caregiver assistance to mowing the grass. At Touchmark at Fairway Village, we say:

I AM AN---ALLY ------I AM A---FRIEND ------I AM---A---GIVER
Touchmark at Fairway Village is Southwest Washington's premier retirement community. Our goal is to enrich the lives of residents and off-campus clients by providing them with exceptional service in the comfort of their own homes. We are currently seeking the right person to join our team as a Line Cook.

Do you have a passion for food and a great attitude? Are you an experienced cook with the ability to turn out great-tasting, great-looking food in restaurant-style settings and quantities? Do you want to be part of a dynamic and fun team while serving our senior population? Drop us a resume! Double plus bonus points if you have a special talent for desserts and baking! (We can wish, right?)

This is a FULL-TIME position (32-40 hours per week) with rotating weekend shifts.
We're not open late, so our cooks are never here later than 6:30pm or 7:00pm! We offer a regular schedule, no reduced hours for "less busy" times!

Educational Requirements:
1. High School Diploma or equivalent.
2. Washington Food Handler's Permit.
3. 2+ years' experience as a cook in a sit-down restaurant or commercial kitchen setting.

Position Details:
1. Willingness to learn and cover other shifts in case of emergencies, but mostly set schedule.
2. Willingness and ability to work weekends and special events.
3. Interest in or experience working in an environment with elderly adults.
4. Patient and tactful when dealing with residents, family members, volunteers, visitors, physicians, staff and general public.
5. Ability to get along with co-workers, demonstrate integrity and express a sense of humor.
6. Experience in institutional quantity cooking and knowledge of therapeutic diets and their preparation is helpful.
7. Ability to organize time and food preparation to specified times.
8. Ability to make appropriate substitutions to menu when necessary and report such to supervisor.
9. Maintain safety and sanitation at all times, and prepare and hold foods according to safe food handling guidelines.
10. Ability to work as part of a team to develop new menu items and procedures, and offer input into the operations of the kitchen.

Touchmark is dedicated to providing the best for our residents, and it all begins with providing the best for our employees. That's why we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package to our team members who work 30+ hours per week which includes:

  • Paid time off (including holidays)
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance plans for employees and eligible dependents
  • Education assistance
  • Bonus and retirement plans
  • Health care, dependent care, and commuter Flexible Spending Accounts
  • On-Demand Pay allows you to access pay as you earn it
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Supplemental insurance optionsAt Touchmark, we have the privilege of providing a safe home environment for residents. With this in mind, we require all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If they are not yet vaccinated, new team members must have received at least one dose by their first day of employment (and receive their second dose in the time interval established by the vaccine manufacturer, if applicable) to continue working at Touchmark. Please note this policy does not apply to our communities in Montana. Medical and/or religious vaccination exemption requests will be reviewed upon offer.

    We are looking to hire individuals whose values align with ours and who believe in doing everything they can to lead by example in safety, compassion, and empathy. If that sounds like you, we encourage you to apply.

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Keywords: Touchmark, Vancouver , Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , Vancouver, Washington

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