Line Cook

Position Information

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Position Information

Top Message Both current Ohio State employees and the general public may apply for this classified civil service position.
Message to Applicants
Number of Positions Available 1
University Title Line Cook
Working Title Line Cook
Department Marketplace on Neil
Department Location Columbus
Requisition Number 433535
Summary of Duties

Under supervision from an Assistant Chef, the Line Cook is responsible for the preparation of cooked foods in support of a campus dining operation that serves students, staff, faculty and guests of the university; operates as part of the culinary team and cooks meats, poultry and seafood as well as breakfast items such as eggs, quiches, pancakes, meats, potatoes, cereals and fruits and presents the finished products garnished and ready for service; interacts and improvises dishes directly with customers often in theatrical style; interprets recipes, weighs and measures ingredients, and operates standard kitchen equipment. Work hours will be 12:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. including weekends and holidays as needed.

Additional Information for Applicants:

This position has been reposted.

Pre Employment Screening Requires the successful completion of a background check.
Required Qualifications

8th grade education plus; one year of full time experience in cooking and food preparation and use of kitchen equipment; knowledge of safety practices; ability to read weights and measures; ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing; ability to read and interpret recipes; ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers and fractions; ability to lift 50 pounds. Upon completion of the probationary period, must successfully pass specialized, title specific training specified by the department.

Desired Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent; high volume kitchen experience (1 year); experience (1 year) in a high volume food court or station dining concept serving 2,000-7,000 customers per day; knowledge of various methods of food preparation including sauteing, display cooking, deep frying, grilling and steaming; ability to weigh and measure ingredients, ability to properly use knives and standard kitchen equipment; knowledge of garnish theory and ability to create garnishes with a wide variety of ingredients; knowledge and skill in presenting desserts and a salad bar; ability and skill to cook meats, poultry and seafood utilizing proper methods and understanding proper timing to assure freshly cooked products are ready for continuous service.

Target Salary $13.11 Hourly
Job Category Civil Service
Job Appointment (FTE%)


Full/Part Time Full-time
Temporary or Regular Regular
Posting Start Date 11/04/2017
Posting End Date 11/26/2017
Dept Contact Name Zimmerman,Chrystal D
Dept Contact Phone
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you related in any way to a faculty/staff member in the unit of the position for which you are applying?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What prompted you to apply for this position at The Ohio State University? Please select an answer below:
    • Referred by personal contact
    • Referred by OSU recruiter
    • Job/Career Fair
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Columbus Dispatch
    • Professional organization
    • HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Local newspapers
    • Other
  3. * Do you have at least an 8th grade education?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have at least one year of full time experience in cooking and food preparation and use of kitchen equipment?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have a High School diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have at least one year of high volume kitchen experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have at least one year of experience in a high volume food court or station dining concept serving 2,000-7,000 customers per day?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other