Gwinnett County Part-time Cook - Department of Community Services in Gwinnett County, Georgia

Part-time Cook - Department of Community Services



Part-time Cook - Department of Community Services


$11.00 - $12.00 Hourly


Gwinnett County, GA

Job Type



Community Services

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Class Summary

Gwinnett County Health and Human Services administers programs, manages senior centers and senior services programs (home delivered meals, transportation, homemaker services, information and assistance, and case management), a community center, and two "One-Stop" centers that provide space to bring a variety of community programs and agencies.

This class is responsible for safely preparing, cooking and serving food, ensuring the cleanliness of food preparation area by mopping, sweeping, cleaning dishes, equipment and removing trash, and maintaining a sanitary environment.

This is a safety sensitive position that will require a pre-employment drug test and subsequent random drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Gwinnett County Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or G.E.D.

  • Minimum of two years prior culinary experience

  • ServSafe Manager Certification (must be obtained with first three months of employment)

  • Valid Georgia driver's license

  • Pass fingerprint check

  • Be available to work a variety of hours, Monday through Friday anywhere from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm

  • CPR, First Aid Certified preferred or must attain with the first three (3) months of employment

  • Strong interpersonal skills in order to successfully relay or convey information to supervisor, peers and clients

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds and work standing for long periods of time

Positions in this class typically require:

  • Stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, and seeing;

  • Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects;

  • Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, chemicals, oils, and extreme temperatures.

It is the policy of Gwinnett County to provide equal employment opportunities with regard to all terms and conditions of employment and to base employment decisions on job related qualifications of the applicants or the employee.

This position does not have benefits.


How many years of culinary experience in a restaurant setting or other food service operation do you have?

  • none

  • Less than two years

  • Two years or more


Please describe your experience from question #1. If none, please list N/A.


Do you have a current ServSafe Manager Certification? (Certification must be attached to your application for consideration for this position.)

  • Yes

  • No


How would you define your customer service style?


Describe how you would apply your customer service style when supporting a team serving senior citizens through a nutrition program?


What is your experience with event planning and foods service? Explain.


Describe any leadership roles or responsibilities you have held.


Are you available to work at multiple sites to support division and/or departmental business?

  • Yes

  • No

    Required Question


Gwinnett County


75 Langley Drive

Lawrenceville, Georgia, 30046