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Cafeteria Cook – Lakeland

Location: Lakeland, FL between Orlando and Tampa
Job ID: 29052BR
Department: Distribution
Working Hours: Rotating Schedule
Pay Frequency: Weekly
Date Posted: May 31, 2024

$29 - 41k
Onsite
Full Time - Regular
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Description

  • Preparing, cooking, and serving meals for Publix associates
  • The responsibilities listed on this posting are not intended to be all-inclusive and additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be able to work nights
  • Be able to work weekends, holidays, and extended periods of time
  • Have knowledge of cooking principles
  • Have at least one year of cooking experience in an environment where a variety of entrees and methods are used (for example, a restaurant, Publix cafeteria, or culinary school)
  • Have Food Safety Professionals certification or equivalent certification (within 90 days of his or her start date in the position)
  • Be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Be able to read, write, and solve math problems
  • Successfully complete a Basic Office Skills Test (before his or her start date in the position)
  • Be able to interpret, understand, and follow instructions
  • Be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Be able to bend, stoop, and twist
  • Have the ability to work well with others and be a team member
  • Show enthusiasm, initiative, and pride in work and
  • Show commitment to Publix’s mission.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Have more than one year of cooking experience in an environment where a variety of entrees and methods are used (for example, a restaurant, Publix cafeteria, or culinary school) and
  • Have Food Safety Professionals Certification or equivalent certification
  • Current Lakeland Distribution Associate

Benefits

  • Employee stock ownership plan that contributes Publix stock to associates each year at no cost
  • An opportunity to purchase additional shares of our privately-held stock
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Group health, dental and vision plans plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Free hot lunches (buffet-style) at facilities with a cafeteria
  • Visit our website to see all of our benefits: Benefits – Jobs (publix.com)

Year End Bonus

To reward associates for their contributions to the company for the calendar year, Publix provides a Holiday Bonus in November. In the first year of continuous employment the bonus is equal to 15 hours of pay, and in the second year of continuous employment the bonus is equal to one week’s pay if associate remains employed through issue date of the bonus check. In subsequent years, the bonus is equal to two weeks’ pay.


Additional Information

Your application may have additional steps that you will need to complete in order to remain eligible for consideration. Please be sure to monitor your email, including your spam folder, on a daily basis for critical, time-sensitive emails that could require action within 24-48 hours.

Please do not use your Publix email address when applying. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive a confirmation email.

Please note that Publix will not sponsor any hire for this position for a visa or permanent residence.


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