Addictions Recovery Center, Inc (ARC) in Medford, Oregon is a behavioral health agency providing a trauma-informed, comprehensive continuum of substance use and co-occurring mental health disorder treatment services in Southern Oregon. We are seeking a skilled full-time Food Services Cook, to provide hearty and healthy meals for our clients. The successful candidates will work full-time in a large volume kitchen (nearly 150 meals per day).

Duties will include but are not limited to:

• Prepare all meals for residential and inpatient clients from an established menu plan;
• Ensure that meals are prepared and served at scheduled times;
• Supervise clients assigned to kitchen duty;
• Perform all food preparation, kitchen and meal clean-up, food storage duties in accordance with food service regulations and requirements;
• Ensure use of all required food service/kitchen safety standards and procedures; and
• Report all kitchen/food service concerns to Food Service Supervisor.

Education, Credentials and Skills should include:

• 1 to 2 years’ experience in large scale cooking and/or additional food service training, a plus;
• Ability to creatively solve meal preparation problems/challenges;
• Up-to-date with Oregon Public health regulations for food prep/service/storage;
• Ability to plan workload effectively and limit overall waste of food and/or resources;
• A current Food Handlers card or ability to obtain prior to start date; and
• A professional demeanor with a strong sense of pride in high quality food services.

Compensation and benefits include:

• Starting wage ranging from $16.00 to $18.40 per hour, depending on skills and experience;
• $750.00 sign-on bonus for the successful candidate (paid in two installments, 50% at three months active employment, remaining 50% at six months active employment);
• Health, dental, life, and LTD benefits at no cost for employee;
• Voluntary 401k retirement with employer match & immediate vesting;
• Additional optional benefits include vision, flexible spending account, and supplemental life;
• Generous Paid Leave including 17 vacation days to start, 10 paid holidays, 9 sick days, plus 20 hours professional training; and
• Qualified Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness.

Applicants must be able to pass a criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen – including medical and recreational marijuana. All inquiries confidential. This position will remain open until filled.

Please submit a complete resume and cover letter that briefly shares how you are qualified and why you are applying for this position. To apply online, fill out the form and attach a resume below. You may also submit your cover letter and resume by emailing

Don’t miss out on this opportunity – apply today!

Addictions Recovery Center, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. LGBTQIA2S+ applicants are encouraged to apply 🏳️‍🌈.

Note to applicants: As of October 18, 2021, Oregon requires all healthcare employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, with limited exceptions. This requirement applies to all Addictions Recovery Center, Inc. employees

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