St. Charles Community College
  • Food Services
  • Cottleville, MO, USA
  • Starting at $9.50, commensurate with experience
  • Hourly
  • Part-Time Staff

St. Charles Community College is located just west of St. Louis, nestled in the heart of growing St. Charles County. Established in 1986, SCC is a public, comprehensive two-year community college offering associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC also provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities.

We are seeking a part-time Cook (24 hours per week) who will be responsible for producing and serving a wide variety of complete meals, some of which require lengthy and elaborate preparation. Also responsible for set-ups, food preparations, cooking and serving from multiple locations, such as the grill, hot/cold service areas, grab-n-go, catering, and delivery aspects. Responsible for preparing and cooking distinctive and high quality food, planning menus, ordering supplies, ensuring profitability, and any item on the menu of a full-service restaurant as assigned.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provide proper and safe preparation and storage of food products.
  • Provide proper and safe set-up and storage of serving products.
  • Provide a clean work area including eating utensils, dishware, prep and cooking utensils, pots, pans, and other kitchen equipment.
  • Provide cashiering and other retail services as assigned.
  • Prepare cold salads for deli and grill use; Slice and carve meats, cheeses, and produce, and garnish as needed for station set up.
  • Prepare and stock food product at service station per menu specifications as signed by Assistant Director of Food Services.
  • May assist other chefs, cooks, and pastry bakers.
  • As needed and assigned, shall perform duties such as: a wide range of food preparation; weigh and measure recipe ingredients; make salads and sandwiches; help prepare soups and sauces; clean, peel, and slice fruits and vegetables; prepare coffee; and slice and grind meat, poultry and seafood.
  • Greet customers, and prepare and serve food items per customer order and food service specifications, as assigned by Assistant Director of Food Services.
  • Break down and clean work station at end of shift and store food products properly.
  • Must observe all aspects of proper food service sanitation standards.
  • Must be able to operate basic kitchen preparations tools, including knives, peelers, slicer, oven, steamer, fryer, steam kettle, tilt braiser, and related food preparations appliances.

Supervisory Responsibilities




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or GED required. Minimum one year experience or training in cold food preparation, basic kitchen work, with a knowledge of food service cleanliness and sanitation standards. Must possess a comprehensive working knowledge of cooking techniques, cook-and-hold and cook-and-chill techniques, display cooking, and catering set-up and service. Must have and maintain a current Missouri Driver's License.



  • Free access to our fitness center
  • Child care and bookstore discounts
  • Discount for non-credit courses offered by our Corporate & Community Development department.
  • Easy access to campus resources and events (e.g. Paul and Helen Schnare Library, Center Stage Theatre productions and much more!)


If this opportunity sounds extraordinary, complete our easy, responsive application process!



St. Charles Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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