11 Apr 2014

Cooks/Kitchen Crew – Oregon Zoo, temporary

Metro Temporary

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Job Description

Deadline to Apply: Open Until Filled

Salary: $9.10 – $9.70 hourly

Do you belong at the zoo? If you have a strong commitment to customer service and a positive attitude, consider applying to work on the Kitchen Crew at the zoo. Schedules are based on weather and zoo attendance, but we try to find shifts around your school and work schedule. Kitchen staff will be placed depending on skills, experience and staffing needs. These positions require a “can-do” attitude and exceptional customer service skills.

The Kitchen Crew performs a variety of tasks including food preparation for restaurants, picnics and banquet events, opening and closing various kitchens and kitchen clean up. Kitchen crew members are line cooks, prep cooks and a la carte kitchen cooks.

Zoo employees may not accept tips.

Minimum Requirements
These positions require some experience preparing and/or serving quick food specialty items. Sufficient education to demonstrate the ability to read instructions and to perform routine math calculations with accuracy. Any satisfactory combination of experience and training which ensures the ability to perform the work may substitute for the above. Ability to anticipate guest needs and provide excellent customer service.

We are a seven day a week operation. Schedules may be flexible, so staff must be able to work multiple shifts including, days, evenings, weekends and holidays. Must have the ability to obtain a Multnomah County food handler’s permit at the time of employment.
- Must be at least 18 years old.
- One year related experience in a commercial/restaurant kitchen and/or culinary school preferred.
- Valid food handlers card upon hire.

To apply: visit www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center. Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Markets: Portland. Job Categories: Kitchen. Job Types: Temporary. Job expires in 17 days.