Head Start Cook in Artesia, NM

  • Eddy
  • Full-time

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.

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. If your exemption is approved, as an accommodation for that exemption, you must test weekly.

The Cook is responsible for preparing meals, delivering meals to the classroom, receiving food and non-food supplies, and maintaining the cleanliness of the kitchen and the food storage areas in accordance with the federal, state, and local health regulations, and licensing codes. Directs preparation of nutritious meals that meet Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) “Meal Pattern” requirements.

Minimum Requirements:

1. High Scholl Diploma or GED

2. One year (1) work experience as an institutional cook involving food preparation/service for groups of one hundred (100) or more

3. Supervisory experience

4. Proficient computer skills

5. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

Salary – This is a Non-Exempt position $11.50 – 18.41 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. You may also go to any Workforce Solution’s office and apply.