Cook Assistant in Dexter, NM

  • Chavez
  • Hourly
Southeast NM Community Action Corporation has been serving individuals and families since 1965; we are committed to supporting individuals and families so they can achieve educational advancement as well as community health and economic advancement. We need talented people who want to make a difference in their community to join our team of professionals. Does this sound like you? Make a difference in the lives of others and enrich your own life in the process, apply to join our team.
The Cook Assistant is responsible for assisting the Cook with the preparation of meals, the delivery of meals to the classroom, the receiving of food and non-food supplies and ensuring that the cleanliness of the kitchen and the food storage areas are all in accordance with federal, state, and local health regulations and licensing codes. They will also assist in the preparation of family-style meals using that meet Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) “Meal Pattern” requirements.
In accordance with federal regulations and SNMCAC policy, as of January 31, 2022, SNMCAC Head Start will comply with the mandatory vaccination requirement for all employees as a condition of employment. Accordingly, you must provide either proof of your current fully vaccinated status for COVID-19, or documentation of request for medical or religious exemption, which we will evaluate through the ADA interactive process.
Minimum Education and Experience Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED.
Three (3) to six (6) months’ work experience as a cook assistant preferred.
Salary – This is a Non-Exempt position $11.50 – $15.91 hourly depending on qualifications (related experience, education, training, etc.)
We offer a 4-day work week (Monday – Thursday)
Thirteen (13) Paid Holidays per year
Annual Leave
Sick Leave
Retirement Plans
Medical, Dental, Vision, and
Life Insurance
An application and letter of interest is required. You may go to our website at www.snmcac.com and complete and application and upload your resume and letter of interest or you may go to our Community Action/Head Start sites in Artesia, Carlsbad, and Roswell to complete an application.
Benefit Conditions:
  • Waiting period may apply