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Assistant Cook

Company: Chugach Alaska Corporation
Location: Palmer
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Who we are and what we do...

Make more than money. Make a difference.

Chugach Government Solutions (CGS) and subsidiaries

Our Mission is to set the standard for first-class business services in the global market. We offer an exciting work environment, competitive compensation, and excellent benefits.

CGS is a unique organization, capable of meeting the needs of the government through a long-range program of business planning, training, and sound business practices. CGS is the federal division of Chugach Alaska Corporation (Chugach), one of the twelve original Native Regional Corporations formed under the Alaska Natives Claims Settlement Act of 1971. Chugach is privately owned by Alaska Natives, and stock is not publicly traded.

CGS is a seasoned government contractor providing a wide span of services to our federal customers with over 25 years of experience in the industry. We seek consistency in quality and actively innovate, finding new ways of doing business that adds value to our customers. CGS currently operates on Department of Defense installations sprinkled across the United States and at OCONUS locations spread across the globe. With 12 subsidiaries specializing in facility maintenance, IT/technical services, construction, and education services, CGS offers a unique depth of services equipped to support the most critical missions.

Shareholder Hire Preference.

Preference shall be given to eligible and qualified Chugach shareholders, spouses and descendants, and shareholders of other Alaska Native Corporations. Chugach makes every effort to identify, hire, train, and promote shareholders. Chugach is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law. CGS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Summary/General Description of Job:

Assists Cook with meal preparation in accordance with preplanned menus within established budgets, and in compliance with government and management directives. Acts as lead worker for Culinary Arts Trainees and Center Work-Based Learning students.

Essential Duties & Job Functions:

  • Prepares vegetables by washing, peeling, coring, grinding, shredding, or chopping, for use in entrees.
  • Prepares meats for cooking by washing, trimming, boning, cutting, cubing, or forming into patties or loaves.
  • Cooks or bakes items, which require minimum preparation.
  • Helps cook and serve meals, ensuring that prepared foods are held and served at proper temperatures, and all left over foods are properly chilled and stored.
  • Keeps food service area, tables, floors, and equipment clean and sanitary.
  • Prepares desserts as needed.
  • Assists with the appropriate storage of dry goods and freezer items.
  • Maintains accountability of students and property; adheres to safety practices and OSHA standards.
  • Cultivates and maintains 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.
  • Promotes student attainment of career success standards through modeling appropriate skills, mentoring students, monitoring skills acquisition and intervening when inappropriate behavior is observed.
  • Promote and cultivate positive customer service.
  • Performs all other duties as requested.

Job Requirements (Education, Experience, Professional Associations):


  • High school diploma or equivalent and six months experience in the food industry.
  • Must be able to obtain a Food Handler's certificate within 30 days of employment.
  • Successfully pass background check and drug test.


  • Previous experience in a commercial or institutional kitchen.



Keywords: Chugach Alaska Corporation, Anchorage , Assistant Cook, Other , Palmer, Alaska

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