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Title:  Part-Time Cook

Application Deadline Date:  Open Until Filled
Req ID:  204
Department:  Vermont Veterans' Home

Bennington, VT, US

Position Type:  Temporary
Schedule Type:  Part-Time
Hourly Rate:  $13.34

The Vermont Veterans’ Home, a long-term care nursing facility, is seeking to hire a Cook with experience in volume cooking to prepare meals for our veterans and members. This position is approximately 20 hours per week, primarily filling in gaps in the schedule and assisting at special events. The hours will vary and will include weekends and holidays.

The Vermont Veterans' Home is an experienced residential and healthcare campus for Veterans. The staff of the Vermont Veterans' Home work as a team to fulfill America's promise to care for our country's Veterans, their spouses, and Gold Star parents. To truly fulfill the promise, we offer clinical care and a wide range of services that are recognized as Best in Class for their effectiveness in patient-centered care. Together we strive to create an environment that provides our residents with the dignity and respect that they so rightfully deserve.

Who May Apply

This position, Cook B (Job Requsition #204), is open to all State employees and external applicants. This is a temporary position. Temporary work is typically for variable hours, and is not expected to be full-time. The State does not guarantee 40 hours of work per week. This position is expected to be scheduled for approximately 20 hours per week.

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Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.

Any person who has had a charge of abuse, neglect or exploitation substantiated against him or her OR who has been convicted of an offense for actions related to bodily injury, theft or misuse of funds or property is not eligible under the Vermont Veterans’ Home licensing requirements. Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position, including Vermont and national criminal record checks, adult and child abuse registry checks, the Office of Inspector General exclusion database, and motor vehicle driving record checks where applicable.

Environmental Factors

Work is performed in an institutional kitchen during an assigned shift. Incumbents must be able to operate cutters and slicers, handle knives, lift heavy weights (up to 60 lbs), and work under conditions of high heat and humidity. Duties may include exposure to institutional residents in work situations.

Minimum Qualifications

Eighth grade graduation or equivalent AND two 2 years or more of experience in volume cooking


Completion of a high school level culinary arts career preparation program AND one 1 year or more of experience in volume cooking.

Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

Nearest Major Market: Vermont