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Residential Cook/Kitchen Staff

CVBA is a partnership between the Chambersburg and Greencastle-Antrim chambers of commerce.

Posted: 10/26/2022

Now hiring a Full Time Cook to join our team at Abraxas Youth and Family Services in South Mountain, PA. 

Salary: $18.00 Per Hour

Bonus (if applicable): $2,000 

Shift: Day and 11am-7pm

Benefits & Perks:

We provide a competitive and comprehensive benefits program that offers the protection, peace of mind and flexibility designed to support you – both at home and at work.

  • Medical & Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Basic Life & Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • 403(b) Savings Plan
  • Life Assistance Program (LAP)
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) * Paid Holidays  * Paid Training
  • Advancement Opportunities

Cook Summary:

Under general supervision, prepares large quantities of a variety of food including meats, fish, poultry, gravies, cereals, soups, vegetables and other foods.  Uses various methods of cooking and seasoning and adheres to proper preparations methods

Cook Basic Responsibilities:

  • Cooks food as directed in the operational menu plan for the facility food service operation. Ensures recipes are extended to the facility population requirements. Maintains accurate production records.
  • Directs work, provides training, and performs inspections of work performed by detainee food service staff.
  • Prepares meals according to scheduling and sanitation standards. Ensures the quality assurance of all foods and supplies.
  • Ensures adherence to special diets and allergen lists.
  • Responsible for placing orders for food and supplies as assigned by management. Checks in deliveries and takes inventory of food and supplies as required.
  • Ensures the sanitation and safety program is actively practiced in all areas of the department.
  • Assists management in maintaining a high-level of good client relations.
  • Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
  • Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills.


Cook Hiring Requirements:

  • Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
    • Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and FBI).
    • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.

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