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Berkshire Co-op Market* Line Cook in Great Barrington, Massachusetts

Job Type: Full-time Pay: \$16.50 - \$21 per hour Berkshire Food Co-op is looking for a Line Cook with open availability, who shares motivation and a passion for serving natural, organic foods to our local community and owners in a positive, fast-paced, work-friendly environment. They will prepare and cook for a hot bar, soup station and Grab-and-Go meals, occasionally assisting with our salad bar, wraps, sandwiches and the Caf?. We are seeking an individual who has experience in the food service industry, whose values align with the Co-op\'s Mission & Values, and has a strong sense of community. Responsibilities & Duties (other duties may be assigned) - Cook and help prep fresh food menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff in a fast-paced environment - Ensure ingredients and final products are fresh - Follow and properly execute recipes, including measuring, weighing and mixing ingredients - Maintain a clean and safe work area via supervisor instruction and applicable health, safety and food handling regulations, including handling utensils, equipment and dishes - Handle and store ingredients and food - Embrace teamwork within the Co-op, creating a positive, vibrant work environment Skills and Requirements: - At least 3 years of cooking experience in a fast paced environment - Must be at least 18 years of age or older - A desire to continuously learn and grow with the Co-op - Excellent verbal communication and organizational skills - Excellent knife skills - Ability to work independently and with a team - Must love food! - (Preferred) Servsafe certification Physical Requirements: - Must be able to stand up to eight hours a day - Must be able to lift at least 40 pounds at a time independently or with assistance on an occasional to frequent basis - Ability to use fine motor skills - Ability to adapt to changes in temperature due to opening doors, coolers, and freezers, and due to working near ovens, stoves, and open flames - Ability to bend, stoop, reach, crouch, walk, kneel, push, pull and twist repeatedly - Ability to work in a fast-paced environment