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Position Summary

Responsible to prepare, season, and cook soups, meats, vegetables, desserts, or other food in any of the Food & Beverage outlets.

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Closing Date: Position Open Until Filled

Starting Wage Range: $13.00

Minimum Age: 18

  • Seasons and cooks food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.
  • Observes and tests foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling, or piercing them with utensils.
  • Weighs, measures, and mixes ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment, using various kitchen utensils and equipment.
  • Portions, arranges, and garnishes food, and serves food to waiters.
  • Inspects food preparation and serving areas to ensure observance of safe, sanitary food handling practices.
  • Turns or stirs foods to ensure even cooking.
  • Regulates temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters.
  • Substitutes for or assist other cooks, including Cook IIIs, during rush periods or emergencies.
  • Bakes, roasts, broils, and steams meats, fish, vegetables, and other foods.
  • Washes, peels, cuts, and seed fruits and vegetables to prepare them for consumption.
  • Carves and trims meats such as beef, veal, ham, pork, and lamb for hot and cold service, or for sandwiches.
  • Consults with supervisory staff to plan menus, taking into consideration factors such as costs and special event needs.
  • Prepares relishes and hors d’oeuvres.
  • Maintains all health code regulations.
  • Performs all duties in accordance with Chinook Winds Casino Resort customer service standards
  • Performs general upkeep to designated area.
  • Identifies & reports any irregular, unsafe or hazardous conditions.
  • Provides input or recommendations for improvements and changes in program processes or services.
  • All other duties as assigned.


Position Qualifications

Competency Statements

Energetic- Ability to work at a sustained pace and produce quality work.

Detail Oriented- Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.

Friendly- Ability to exhibit a cheerful demeanor toward others.

Time Management- Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.



High school diploma or GED preferred



One year experience in a buffet or restaurant as a prep or line cook preferred


Certificates & Licenses

Must obtain a Siletz Tribal Gaming License

Must obtain a Food Handlers Permit within 30 days of employment


Other Requirements

Excellent knife skills

Knowledge of regulations governing food preparation and service