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Full-time Cook

Location: Astoria, OR
Job ID: 46696
Facility: Job Corps

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Wage: $17.00 per hour 

Benefits: FREE access to our weight room and racquetball courts! Low cost ($3.50) meals daily from our dining hall! 

Company-paid benefits:  Three weeks vacation, two weeks sick leave, and eleven holidays for full-time employees. Fidelity 401(k) with fully-vested company match after one year. Life, AD&D, and long-term disability insurance, and an EAP for employees and their immediate family.

Responsible for the preparation of all center meals in accordance with pre-planned menus, in compliance with government and management directives. This includes:
  • Assistant in instructing cafeteria attendants and student food service trainees in the safe, hygienic method of preparing and serving appetizing meals
  • Maintain kitchen equipment in orderly workable condition; ensure work are is safe, clean, and sanitary at all times
  • Prepare foods and baked goods are directed for daily meals, special center functions, visitors and off-center assignments.
  • Prepare cleanup and sanitation duties in the food preparation and dining area to ensure adequate health standards at all times.
  • Other duties as assigned
Flexible schedule possible during COVID

Job Requirements: Food service training and one year related experience. Valid Oregon food handler's permit. 

Staff follow CDC sanitation guidelines and consistently practice 6-foot social distancing. Non-essential visitors are not permitted, and we are hosting initial interviews virtually in Google classroom.

No layoffs or furloughs have occurred at Tongue Point throughout the pandemic. 

Optional benefits: Three medical plans (two with Health Savings Account company match.  MTC pays a significant portion of the premium); vision and dental insurance; short-term disability, dependent life, and additional employee life, AD&D, and long-term disability insurance.  VOYA critical illness, accident, and hospital insurance are also available.  

About Tongue Point: Tongue Point Job Corps Center is operated by MTC for the U.S. Department of Labor. Located at the mouth of the Columbia River, the Center is one of the five largest employers in Clatsop County. Students apply for admission and work at their own pace, guided by academic and career training instructors who are committed to their success.

Tongue Point offers students training in building construction technology, carpentry, cement masonry, computer service technology, dental assisting, electrical, glazing, medical assisting, painting, plastering, welding, and seamanship. We are the only Job Corps Center in the nation with a seamanship program; it is the Center's largest vocation.

Tongue Point Job Corps Center is a drug-free workplace and a tobacco-free campus. 

Questions?  Please call 503-338-4961.

For more information about Job Corps visit: 

Management & Training Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. MTC values Diversity!

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