Lead Cook

    • Job Tracking ID: 513080-875534
    • Job Location: Centennial, CO
    • Job Type: Part-Time
    • Date Updated: March 14, 2024
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About this Opportunity!

Lead Cook Part-Time Medical Benefits Eligible

Application Closing Deadline: Ongoing/Open

This is an ongoing recruitment process, with no specific closing date. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis.


$19.85 - $27.82 per hour

Do you have a desire to work in an environment where only excellence is acceptable and you are empowered to lead and develop your cooking skills? This is the opportunity for YOU! The Lead Cook is responsible for performing various cooking and kitchen functions with a strong focus on achieving expected standards in food preparation. This position may provide supervision for other cooks. Prepares, portions, and cooks food products based on the highest quality standards. Performs final plate preparation including plating and garnishing of cooked items and preparing appropriate garnishes for all hot menu item plates.

This position qualifies for medical benefits.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Will have knowledge of food preparation and production for volume restaurant.
  • Will be able to read recipes and memorize and replicate food production procedures.
  • Will be have the ability to understand and follow direction from others and is able to work well in a high-volume, fast-paced work environment.
  • Possesses a clear understanding of weights and measures and have proficient math skills.
  • Will have the ability to follow time schedules for meal preparation and serving.
  • Must have the ability to perform multiple functions at once and the ability to handle the public in a friendly and professional manner.
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively verbally; establish and maintain working relationships with employees and the public.
  • Will have knowledge of health standards and ability to communicate effectively. Ability to comply with the Health Department and other governmental agency regulations, policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age or older with a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Six months experience in kitchen preparation and cooking.
  • Six months supervisory or lead experience preferred.
  • Possession of current Food Handlers Certification for Colorado.

The job description above covers the main duties of this position. Please note, as a team member, there may be additional responsibilities that are required to meet ongoing needs of the department.

Employee Benefits & Perks at South Suburban

  • Comprehensive Medical Package
  • Paid sick leave
  • FREE use of District fitness centers and swimming pools
  • Discounts on recreation classes and golf
  • Opportunities for training and promotion from within
  • Flexible schedules
  • To view a complete listing of the District’s most current benefit package, please visit http://careers.ssprd.org

About Us

Our mission is to foster healthy living through stewardship of the environment, parks, trails, and open space by providing recreational services and programs.

We serve residents in Bow Mar, Columbine Valley, Centennial west of I-25, Littleton, Lone Tree and Sheridan and unincorporated portions of Douglas, Jefferson and Arapahoe counties. We operate four full-service recreation centers, golf courses, outdoor pools and restaurants, two ice centers and miniature golf courses, a botanical garden event center, a BMX track, a sports dome, batting cages, an entertainment center, a hotel and a nature center. In addition, we maintain nearly 3,800 acres of developed and open space land, including 119 multi-purpose athletic fields, more than 100 parks, nearly 80 miles of trails, 60 playgrounds, 56 tennis courts, and the 880-acre South Platte Park.