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Boston College Line Cooks $23-$26/hr in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,484 full-time undergraduates and 5,250 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 888 full-time and 1,281 FTE faculty, 2,711 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.4 billion, and an endowment in excess of $3.5 billion.

Job Description

Line Cook/Third cook

Basic Function and Responsibility

Under direction of Chef, performs a variety of routine, supportive duties to assist in the preparation of food for use in the dining operations and/or catered events. Moderately heavy lifting is necessary.

Characteristic Duties

-As assigned, assists in the preparation of food items using recipes for all meals (breakfast, lunch, receptions and dinner).

-As assigned, provides routine support in the kitchen by performing duties such as, slicing, mixing, grilling, sautéing, roasting, steaming, baking and stewing.

-Under direction of the individual in charge, monitors foods while cooking to maintain proper temperatures and ensure proper timing cycles.

-Transports food to serving areas, assembles and replenishes food items as required.

-May transport food and equipment to catered functions and then assists in the execution of events as assigned.

-Performs routine sanitation and safety functions of work areas and equipment.

-May assist in the training of food service workers and students as directed.

-May be assigned other duties during slow periods such as semester breaks, holidays and summer.

-Performs all other reasonable duties as assigned.

Supervision Received

Reports to the Chef Manager in the assigned unit, while receiving functional direction from unit chef, first, cook, Second Cook, and other support personnel.

Supervision Exercised

May assist in the monitoring of work by food service workers and students as required.

37.5 hours per week

$23 - $26/hr depending on experience



Education: High School Diploma. Additional relevant experience may substitute for education. NRA ServSafe certification and MRA allergen training required.

Experience: Minimum of 1 year experience in a large volume food operation.

Skills: Must be able to read and write English. Must be able to effectively work in a fast-paced operation with a diverse staff. Must have outstanding human relations skills. Must be able to operate basic kitchen equipment

Closing Statement

Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:

  • Tuition remission for Employees

  • Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements

  • Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Low-Cost Life Insurance

  • Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans

  • Paid Holidays Annually

  • Generous Sick and Vacation Pay

  • Additional benefits can be found on

Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at .

Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at .