Grill Cook

Salary: $15.38 – $18.46 Hourly

Location : Ogden, UT

Job Type: Part-Time Hourly Non-Exempt

Job Number: 202300171

Division: Instructional Services

Department: Culinary Arts

Opening Date: 06/20/2023

Closing Date: 6/30/2023 11:59 PM Mountain

Position Summary

This position is responsible for set-up, cooking, serving, stocking, closing, maintaining and cleaning of the short order cook station. Additional responsibilities include training students in short order cooking under supervision of the Culinary Arts Instructors and filling in as a cashier when needed. This position reports to the Culinary Arts Coordinator under the direction of the Program Director.

Essential Functions

  1. Exhibit and model excellent customer service skills and professional culinary skills.
  2. Practice good organization, sanitation and cleanliness at all times.
  3. Take orders from customers and use a griddle, grill and deep fryer to prepare, cook, plate and garnish a variety breakfast and lunch foods.
  4. Plan work on orders so that items served together are finished at the same time. Monitor and practice portion control.
  5. Work with students to train them in short order cooking.
  6. Assist the Cashier in setting up the salad bar, grill case, and hot food line. Ensure the grill area is appropriately stocked with food products, paper products, and utensils. Replenish items as needed.
  7. Clean and maintain food preparation equipment, work areas, and counters or tables. This includes but is not limited to changing oil in the deep fryer as needed and cleaning the griddle, grill, refrigeration unit, and all cabinets, counters, and surfaces used during the performance of the short order cook’s responsibilities.
  8. Manage supply inventory by properly stocking grill area, notifying instructors when supplies are low, using the FIFO system for flow of materials, and following restaurant and U.S. Department of Health sanitation guidelines for handling and storage of food products.
  9. Short order cooks must follow personal cleanliness rules and maintain a clean, neat, “professional casual” appearance at all times.
  10. Promote the development of positive social skills among students through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed.
  11. Act as back-up cashier when necessary.
  12. The incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience Requirements:

  1. Current food handler’s permit required. ServSafe certification preferred.
  2. Two years of related work experience preferred.
  3. Preference will be given to individuals with a certificate or degree in Culinary Arts.
  4. Must exhibit excellent customer service skills.
  5. Familiarity with griddle, grill, deep fryer, and other kitchen equipment.
  6. Demonstrate ability to work with individuals of all racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds.
  7. Spanish speaking proficiency desirable.

Physical Requirements:

  1. Work requires physical exertion. May require the ability to stand, walk, bend, crouch, stoop, stretch, reach, lift moderately heavy items (up to 40 lbs.) in a recurring manner and/or for long periods of time.
  2. Risks found in the typical kitchen setting, which is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated, e.g., safe use of kitchen equipment & cleaning chemicals, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.

Additional Information

Working Hours: Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM


A conditional offer of employment will be made pending satisfactory completion of a background investigation.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. The Ogden-Weber Tech College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, college policy prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, marital status or parental status, race, color, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation, and disability.

• Tuition Waiver at Ogden Weber Technical College
• Gym Use (on-campus gym facility for employee use)
• Employee Assistance Program
• Professional Development

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The information provided in your application must support your selected answers in the supplemental questions. The information you provide will be verified and documentation may be required. Please be as honest and accurate as possible. You may be asked to demonstrate your knowledge and skills in a work sample or during an interview. By completing this supplemental questionnaire you are attesting that the information you have provided is accurate. Any misstatements, omissions, or falsification of information may eliminate you from consideration or result in dismissal.

  • Yes, I understand and agree
  • No, I do not agree


How many years of experience do you have working in food service?

  • No experience
  • Less than 1 year of experience
  • 1 year but less than 2 years of experience
  • 2 years but less than 3 years experience
  • 3 years but less than 4 years experience
  • 4 years but less than 5 years experience
  • 5 or more years of experience


Do you have a certificate or degree in Culinary Arts?

  • Yes
  • No


Do you have a current food handler’s permit?

  • Yes
  • No


Do you have a current ServSafe certification?

  • Yes
  • No


Are you fluent in both Spanish and English?

  • Yes
  • No

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