Cooks, Institution & Cafeteria

Posted Date: 05-07-2024
Job Type: Temp To Hire
Location: Dunkirk, NY

Job Details:

  • First shift, Monday - Friday
  • 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
  • Payrate: $15.43/hr.
  • Weekly competitive pay
  • Quick cash with direct deposit
  • Unlimited $400 referral bonuses
  • Employee incentives and benefits
  • Employee of the Month programs
  • Work with a great company!


    • Assists Head Cook with preparation and cooking of daily meals
    • Assists in the maintenance and monitoring of Health Department regulations
    • Sets up carts for delivery of food to classrooms and return
    • Place food into hot packs and vehicles for transport to off-site locations
    • Transport, as needed, food and supplies to the off-site classroom
    • Wash dishes and food prep areas
    • In absence of Head Cook, completes required paperwork, orders food, directs Kitchen Assistants in their job duties
    • Promotes agency mission
    • Maintains confidentiality and complies with the code of ethics
    • Maintains consistent professional customer service
    • Job performance incorporates integrated service delivery model while promoting self-sufficiency
    • Other duties as designated by supervisor

Position Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED 
  • 2 Years of work experience cooking or post-high school certification in food preparation
  •  Knowledge of health and food sanitation procedures and practices
  • Knowledge of food allergies and food related diseases and the ingredients that can cause allergies/intolerances
  • Basic math and record keeping skills
  • May be required to stand for long periods
  • May engage in frequent bending, squatting, pulling, and pushing
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication, time-management collaboration skills
  • Willingness to perform other assigned duties

Surge hires for a variety of top jobs in the area. We specialize in staffing for administrative, call centers, hospitality, logistics, manufacturing, automotive, and technology roles! Call your local branch today and we would be happy to discuss all options with you.

We look forward to partnering with you on your job search!

Why Surge?

-Unlimited $400 referral bonuses

-Great Weekly Pay


-Holiday Pay

-Incentive Programs

-Flexible Hours

-Free Skills Training


  • Seasonal
  • Part-time
  • Full-time
  • Direct hire
  • Flexible

Surge is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workplace. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.