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Management & Training Corporation Cook in Edinburgh, Indiana

If you are seeking an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our youth, then you should pursue a career with us. Continue reading to learn more about what Job Corps is and why you should work for us!!What is Job Corps?Job Corps is a federally-funded comprehensive program that provides essential academic and career skills training to eligible students designed to prepare them for success in every aspect of their lives. Atterbury Job Corps is located in Edinburgh, IN and is managed by Management & Training Corporation (MTC), a privately held company that successfully operates Job Corps, Corrections, Medical and Economic/Social Development contracts.Visit our websites to learn more about the program and MTC:Program: Work For Us?Are you ready to be a part of something big and have a chance to make a difference in students' lives every day? At the Atterbury and Independence Job Corps centers, we provide at-risk students with the tools they need to be successful at no cost to them or their families. Our team members enjoy competitive benefits such as:

  • $13.70 per hour

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision

  • 3 weeks vacation, 2 weeks sick time, and 11 paid holidays

  • Flexible schedules

  • 401(k) with company match

Position Summary:Reports to the food services supervisor. Responsible for the preparation of all center meals in accordance with pre-planned menus in compliance with government and management directives. Essential Functions:

  • Prepare and cook quantity of food required according to menu and number of students.

  • Assist in instructing cook helpers and work-based learning students in the safe, hygienic method of preparing and serving appetizing, eye‑appealing meals.

  • Maintain kitchen equipment in orderly workable condition; ensure work area is safe, clean and sanitary at all times.

  • Prepare foods as directed for special center functions, visitors and off‑center assignments.

  • Assist in cleaning kitchen work areas following each meal.

  • Supervise students assigned to assist in the cafeteria.

  • Demonstrate alignment with and a clear understanding of the mission of Job Corps.

  • Occasionally requires physical exertion to manually life, move, pull, push, or carry materials or objects.

  • Occasionally requires reaching, bending, stooping, or standing.

  • Requires prolonged sitting.

  • Requires the ability to work in noisy and crowded environments.

  • Occasionally requires working outdoors to participate with academic or program related activities.

  • Maintain a safe and clean work area that models high standards for a work environment.

  • Responsible for stockroom commodities and for recommending replenishment items.

  • Provide positive, quality customer services to students, staff and other center customers.

  • Participate in student employability programs and activities.

  • Support, promote, and enforce the Job Corps' Zero Policy.

  • Promote the development of Career Success Standards by modeling appropriate behaviors, mentoring students where necessary and monitoring both positive and negative through interventions.

  • Maintain accountability of students and property; adhere to safety practices.

  • Cultivate and maintain a climate on center which is free of harassment, intimidation, and disrespect to provide a safe place for staff and students to work and learn/


  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Food service training and one year relevant experience preferred.

  • Must obtain SERV Safe certification within 90 days of employment.

  • Experience with youth, excellent written and verbal communication skills and computer proficiency required.

  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record, unless waived by management.

Management & Training Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran