Current Job Opportunities at the
Tommy Douglas Conference Center


Line cook


Reports to: Executive Chef

Supervises: No supervisory duties are included in this position

Department:  Food and Beverage

Education and/or Experience

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Successful completion of a two-year course at culinary school
  • A minimum of two years of experience in kitchen preparation and cooking

Job Knowledge, Core Competencies and Expectations

  • Prepares menu items as needed for member or guest service
  • Follows all state and local health and food safety regulations
  • Follows all safety procedures for operating and cleaning machinery
  • Knowledge of and ability to perform required role during emergency situations

Job Summary (Essential Functions) Cooks and prepares a variety of food products, including meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables, sauces and stocks according to the TDCC’s standard recipes using a variety of equipment and utensils according to the daily prep list.

Job Tasks/Duties

  • Take inventory of all items required for station set-up and determine those items that require preparation
  • Prepares items according to standard recipes
  • Coordinates and times orders with other kitchen operations
  • Requisitions items needed to produce menu items
  • Notifies Sous Chef of expected shortages
  • Ensures that assigned work areas and equipment are clean and sanitary
  • Sets-up, maintains and breaks down prep cook station
  • Covers, dates and neatly stores all leftover products that are re-usable
  • Makes recommendations for maintenance, repair and upkeep of the line prep area and equipment
  • Closes the kitchen properly using the closing checklist
  • Attends kitchen staff meetings and offers suggestions for improvements
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

Licenses and Special Requirements

  • Food safety certification

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Required to stand for long periods and walk, climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, stretch and twist or reach
  • Push, pull or lift up to 50 pounds
  • Continuous repetitive motions
  • Work in hot, humid and noisy environment
The Amalgamated Transit Union - Training and Education Center (ATU-TEC)/Tommy Douglas Conference Center (TDCC) is an equal opportunity employer that makes decisions without regard to an applicant's race, color, religion, ancestry or national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability status, veteran status, genetic status, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by applicable law. In the event that you need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, please notify the person distributing or accepting this application.