POSITION: Prep Cook and Kitchen Utility

Taft Museum of Art
316 Pike Street
Cincinnati OH 45202

Job Type: ,
Compensation: $15-20 per hour
Posted Date: 05/10/2022
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Position Overview:

  • Status: Part-Time, Non-Exempt
  • Shift: Shifts available Wednesday–Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., including occasional nights/weekends
  • Compensation: Starting at $15 per hour, competitive, and commensurate with experience.
  • Benefits: Aflac, free downtown parking, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), museum membership, and other special discounts.
  • Condition of Employment: Full vaccination against COVID-19

Required Education and Experience:

• Education: Formal culinary training or demonstrable on-the-job training to meet job requirements. Level 1 food safety qualification (or willingness to attain within 90 days of employment).
• Job Experience:  Experience of high-volume prep in a similar kitchen setting; experience of working independently as an opening or closing person, or an ability to demonstrate this independence from other experiences.
• Physical Demands: Lifting, carrying, and reaching stock shelves at least 5’ in height and up to 50lbs.; pushing or pulling more than 50lbs.; standing for 5 hours at a time.  Ability to use a step ladder to reach items. Ability to work with knives, ovens, and kitchen equipment.
• Computer: Must be able to clock-in and out and access basic information such as a schedule through a computer.

Required Skills:

• Kitchen: Demonstrates an ability to carry out safe food preparation consistently and efficiently, including cleaning, cutting, heating, cooking, mixing, and refrigerating a range of different foods.
• Teamwork: Works cooperatively as part of a wider kitchen team, and often supports the overall success of the team independently by ensuring required preparation work is completed prior to the Chef or Line Cook’s arrival. A positive, can-do attitude. Works well with others to create an inclusive work environment.
• Initiative: Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving.
• Customer Service: Strong customer service abilities; actively looks for ways to assist customers and coworkers.
• Communication: Ability to recognize when a problem has occurred and communicate it to management.

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references. Please submit only through our online portal at taftmuseum.org/Careers. Our team will review your information, and we will get back to you, we promise, with the next steps. If you have questions, please email Human Resources at HRAdmin@taftmuseum.org. No phone calls, please.

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Application Deadline: Until Filled

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