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TRC- ADS Dietary - Cook

862 Foote Ave, Jamestown, NY 14701, USA Req #4843
Wednesday, March 22, 2023
The Resource Center has been providing services to persons with disabilities in the Chautauqua County area since 1958. From our humble beginnings as a gathering of parents and concerned citizens who wanted to provide educational and training opportunities for persons with developmental and intellectual disabilities, The Resource Center has grown into a comprehensive agency providing services to thousands of persons with all types and levels of disabilities.
The Resource Center is the largest non-governmental employer in Chautauqua County with more than 1,300 employees on its payroll.
The mission of The Resource Center is to support individuals with disabilities and other challenges in achieving maximum independence, contributing to their community, experiencing lifelong growth, and enjoying quality of life.


RESPONSIBLE TO:Residence Coordinator/Designee


To prepare meals that consistently meet with nutritional requirements of each individual.


  1. Prepare meals that are nourishing and at appropriate temperature.

  1. Prepare meals in appropriate texture, giving strong consideration to visual appeal and taste.

  1. Maintain kitchen sanitation on a daily basis.

  1. Assist with inventories, ordering of food, and menu planning.

  1. Prepare supplies for all assigned facilities.

  1. Assist agency in working with individuals when necessary and appropriate, e.g., providing information, direct service, raising concerns, etc. This relates to the emergency-type situations and in sharing general information.


Physical condition commensurate with demands of the job, including the unrestricted ability to assist in lifting on a regular basis. Reliability, adaptability and flexibility, including willingness and ability to maintain a good attendance record. Ability to follow written diets. Must demonstrate knowledge of, and willingness to adhere to, all departmental and agency policies and procedures.


High school or equivalency diploma strongly preferred. Interest in cooking and working with individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Experience in commercial/quantity cooking preferred but not necessary.

Revision Date: 07/29/2020, 3.8.22

IDD Services


Grade 7, Non-Exempt


CFR: 101

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Supervisor Signature & Print Date

The Resource Center is an equal employment opportunity employer and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, citizenship status, military status, domestic violence status, predisposing genetic characteristics or genetic information, physical or mental disability, any other category protected by law, or any other non-job related characteristic. As needed, The Resource Center will provide reasonable accommodations for disabilities to employees and applicants whenever such accommodation would not create an undue hardship or a safety concern in the conduct of TRC’s operations.

Other details

  • Job Family TRC - Active - PFL/DBL Eligible
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $14.25
Location on Google Maps
  • 862 Foote Ave, Jamestown, NY 14701, USA