• Milton Hershey School
  • $25,540.00 -36,750.00/year*
  • Hershey , PA
  • Hospitality - Food Services
  • Full-Time
  • 500 Homestead Ln

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Milton Hershey School (MHS) is currently seeking full-time Cooks for its growing campus. MHS serves more than 2000 Pre-K through 12th grade students from lower income. If you would enjoy using your culinary skills to make a positive difference for youth, consider Milton Hershey School! We have a unique opportunity in which you would cook healthy dishes, interact with a diverse population of adults and students, and assist with a variety of responsibilities to help keep the Food Service Department operating smoothly. Each day is different!

This service-orientated position provides the best possible menu components for the students and staff at the dining halls, residences, health center, catered events & special programs. It provides support to meet the food service program needs of the school such as preparing appealing and nutritious meals, fulfillment of menu order components, maintaining a food safe work environment (cleaning & sanitation) which will enhance the well-being of the students and staff. This position is under the direction of the Executive Chef and/or Coordinator of Food Production. This is a 12-month (year-round) position and it is part of the Bargaining Local Union 464.

Work Schedule: Monday Friday full-time flex shift (weekend shifts may be required as part of the flex schedule model).

Any combination of the shift times listed below on a weekly basis. A full-time schedule shall consist of forty hours of scheduled work with a minimum of two (2) days off:

6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

7:30 a.m. 4:00 p.m.

8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m.

11:30 a.m. 8:00 p.m. (required to work this shift every other week)

  • High School Diploma or GED Required.
  • Prior experience as a cook in a commercial kitchen environment & Knowledge of modern methods of food preparation, health codes and sanitation principles.
  • Culinary/catering/cooking experience.
  • Valid NSF Serv Safe Certification or ability to obtain upon hire within six months.
  • Valid PA Driver s License in good standing.
  • HACCP training.
  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic calculations and convert recipes.
  • Ability to operate and care for institutional kitchen equipment.
  • Ability to make independent judgments based on common sense.
  • Physically capable to lift and/or carry up to 50+ pounds on a frequent basis.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and follow instructions; understand and carry out oral and written communication.
  • Ability to interact and communicate with a diverse group of adults and children.
  • Must demonstrate a high degree of integrity, as all MHS Staff are considered to be role models for MHS Students.
  • Candidates should be willing to actively engage with MHS Students.

  • Associated topics: baker, banquet, breakfast, cocinera de la preparacion, cocinero de produccion, food prep, food preparation, fryer, grill, restaurant assistant cook

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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