Do you have a passion for changing the lives of youth? Are you interested in working with one of the best companies that provides our youth the opportunities to win? Would you like to earn above competitive wage with great benefits? Look no further, Adams and Associates, Inc. is the place for you! We began as a small business, formed in 1990, with the sole mission of assisting youth and children's programs for local, state and federal government agencies. Adams is a 100% employee owned organization whose sole purpose is to provide academic, career training and placement services to approximately 11,000 youth, from ages 16-24 years old each year. The Woodland Job Corps Center is looking for a Cook to prepare meals in accordance to a planned menu for our students. The Cook will ensure sufficient food is prepared minimizing wastes and participates in kitchen clean-up to facilitate sanitizing of all food service areas. In assisting the Food Services Manager, the Cook will provide supervision and training to kitchen staff and Work Based Learning students. Additional Responsibilities: Oversees food serving, dining room activities and student conduct. Prepares food in accordance with planned menu. Prepares food in sufficient quantities and with sufficient care to meet student nutritional needs and health standards. Carries out instructions given orally or in writing. Makes recipe calculations involving fractions and percentages. Utilizes production schedule to minimize waste and to prepare sufficient quantities of food. Stores and disposes of food in the proper manner. Cleans kitchen area, equipment, and cafeteria as required to ensure sanitation and cleanliness of all food service areas. Assists in the preparation and presentation of quality food. Renders good customer service skills and engages young adults. Produces quality work/assignments in a thorough, timely and accurate manner. Maintains appropriate personal attendance, accountability and work productivity standards. Plans, prioritizes and organizes assignments to meet established goals and deadlines. Understands and applies job knowledge to effectively complete all required job responsibilities. Proactively maintains the skills required to perform job duties. QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or equivalent required. Advanced degrees preferred. Prefer two to three years of experience in food service. Must be able to obtain ServeSafe credentials. Physical requirements include sitting, standing, climbing, walking, lifting, pulling and /or pushing, carrying, reaching, stooping and crouching. Demonstrates the ability to lift 40 pounds and/or the ability to assess the lift load in order to ask for necessary assistance.