Head Chef

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Kristin Merrill

Aug 26, 2020, 12:20:39 PMAug 26
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The  Town of Hopkinton is seeking a PT (up to 19 hours/week) Head Chef for the Senior Center. The Town of Hopkinton is committed to equal opportunity, encourages diversity and inclusion and believes that a positive culture of inclusion in Town governance contributes to the Town’s overall qualities as a great place to live and work. We welcome all to apply. 

Do you have a genuine interest in culinary arts and a love of Seniors?


Would you like to work in a thriving, friendly and welcoming environment?


Under the general supervision of the Senior Center Director, this position requires manual and semi-skilled work related to food preparation and kitchen maintenance in the Senior Center.  Duties include design and development of daily and special event menus, and maintain quality, sanitation and safety standards for all areas under their control.  The Head Chef will prepare and serve meals with exceptional customer service to seniors and others participating in the department’s meal program, monitor supplies, accept deliveries and ensure supplies are stored appropriately within required guidelines.  This position also supervises kitchen operations and food service workers.  All other related work as required.


QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must meet the following to be considered qualified for this position:


  • Must be able to operate kitchen equipment

  • Ability to follow written or verbal instructions

  • Moderate physical effort required

  • Frequently required to move/transport up to 30 lbs.

Education, Training and Experience

Equivalent to High School diploma and one year experience in cafeteria or kitchen work, experience with seniors preferred or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Licensing/Certification: ServSafe, CPR and Allergy Awareness Certifications.


Hourly Salary Range:  $17.00 - $22.50


Internal and External Applicants: To be considered for this position, please submit the required Application for Employment (attached) to h...@hopkintonma.gov. Applications received by 4:00 pm, Thursday, September 17, 2020 will receive 1st priority. This position will remain open until filled. Applications will also be accepted via drop off or mailed to: Town Hall, Human Resources Department, 18 Main Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748. There is a drop box in the front of Hopkinton Town Hall. 


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Visit us online at www.hopkintonma.gov.
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