Cook

We encourage military veterans to apply!

LWC is seeking a full time Cook for our assisted living facility. The Cook is responsible for the preparation, serving, and storage of meals and for maintaining the cleanliness of the kitchen in the Agate Heights Boarding Home. (ALF). This position offers a lot of creative freedom, within the bounds of DSHS nutrition requirements. This position will be working Wedensday-Saturday: 11am-6:30pm/ 6:30am to 6:30pm.

This position is benefits eligible (medical and dental benefits).

Minimum Qualifications:

High School/Trade School Diploma (or equivalent). Preferred experience cooking large quantities (12+ servings) and knowledge of nutrition preferred. Ability to obtain a WA Food Handler’s Permit. Ability to operate kitchen tools and equipment. Ability to follow written and verbal instruction. Good organizational skills; Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks; Ability to work cooperatively in a team approach. Requires frequent walking, standing, bending at the knees and waist, kneeling and reaching to accomplish tasks; Requires ability to lift and carry 50 pounds. Acceptable driving record and ability to be covered by LWC insurance carrier. Employment is contingent on successful fingerprint background check.

Why work for Lake Whatcom Center?

LWC is a DSHS licensed not-for-profit organization providing an array of residential and community mental health services to adults with severe and persistent mental illness. We pride ourselves on understanding our clients’ needs and their ability to meet their goal of Recovery. We are a fast-growing service, and committed to creating a supportive and positive environment for all our employees.

LWC offers competitive salaries along with a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Competitive vacation and
  • Generous sick leave
  • Holiday premium pay
  • Floating holidays, and
  • Annual base pay increases

LWC is a tobacco-free and scent-free workplace. LWC is an Equal Opportunity employer, we are committed to an Affirmative Action Program and enhancing the diversity of our staff. We strongly encourage applicants to apply without regard to race, color, national origin, gender identity, age, religion, creed, marital status, ancestral heritage, sexual orientation, Vietnam Era Veteran status, or the presences on any physical, mental and/or sensory disability. If accommodations are needed for participating in the application or interview process, please feel free to let us know.

Please submit LWC Employment Application Packet or resume to: HR, 609 North Shore Drive, Bellingham, WA 98226

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Please visit www.lwrtc.org to download and complete our application packet.

Submit application packet to: HR, 609 North Shore Dr., Bellingham, WA 98226

  • Schedule: Wedensday-Saturday: 11am-6:30pm/ 6:30am to 6:30pm.
  • Compensation: $14.47-$17.00/hr. DOE.
  • Closes: Once filled.
Minimum Qualifications
High School/Trade School Diploma (or equivalent). Experience cooking large quantities (12+ servings) and knowledge of nutrition preferred. Ability to obtain a WA Food Handler’s Permit. One year of relevant housekeeping/janitorial experience and/or training. Ability to operate kitchen and housekeeping tools and equipment.  Ability to follow written and verbal instruction. Good organizational skills; Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks; Ability to work cooperatively in a team approach. Requires frequent walking, standing, bending at the knees and waist, kneeling and reaching to accomplish tasks; Requires ability to lift and carry 50 pounds. Acceptable driving record and ability to be covered by LWC insurance carrier. Employment is contingent on successful fingerprint background check.
Submit application packet to: HR, 609 North Shore Dr., Bellingham, WA 98226
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: $14.47-$17.00/hr. DOE.
Experience Required:
Education: High School or Equivalent

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