NANA Regional Corporation Cook - Maniilaq Health Center in Kotzebue, Alaska

Cook - Maniilaq Health Center


About NMS

Built on a culture of safety and integrity, NMS delivers award-winning, integrated support services to a variety of clientsin food service, facilities management, camp services, security and hotel management in Alaska and the continental U.S. We are proud to serve not only our original oilfield clients, but also clients from federal, state and local governments, corporate facilities, healthcare institutions, schools and universities, manufacturing centers, and the transportation and telecommunications industry.Our clients have peace of mind knowing we are committed to delivering best-in-class service, and we bring creativity, technology and experience to every project. Our mission is to provide management and support services at a level of quality, value, safety and expertise beyond our clients’ expectations. At NMS, we expect our employees to fulfill that mission in every aspect of their work.


Built on a culture of safety and integrity, NMS delivers award-winning support services to a variety of clients every day. Our clients have peace of mind, knowing that we are committed to delivering best-in-class service. NMS brings creativity, technology and experience to every project.

The Cook position is responsible for the preparation, production, and presentation of a variety of foods, completion of production sheets and with other associated food service activities.

The ideal applicant will either live in or be willing to move to Kotzebue, AK.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Properly, safely and efficiently prepare food products while following standard food-handling procedures.

  • Perform all mainline food production duties with specific items determined by assigned shift.

  • Review the needs of the day with or under the direction of the assigned supervisor(s) and complete production sheets.

  • Assist in the supervision and training of food service personnel.

  • Maintain food production equipment and storage areas following proper sanitation, safety and operational procedures.

  • Ensure work areas are properly cleaned and organized prior to the end of every shift, providing a seamless transition to the next shift or rotation.

  • Has ability to recognize and use proper PPE for the job task.

  • Adhere to all safety policies, requirements and training.

  • Is responsible for quantity and quality control in food production as well as overall sanitation of assigned areas.

  • Arranges for kitchen helpers/assistants to complete smaller item preparation.

  • Verifies and oversees food serving lines, areas, bars, etc., making sure they are properly stocked, set up, and cleaned.

  • Using a working knowledge of all general food service area positions, this position “fills in” for any one of these positions at a moment’s notice.

  • Observes and instructs others on the proper rotation procedures to be followed for produce and dairy products.

  • Other duties that are pertinent to the department or unit’s success also may be assigned.


Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

  • 1 year of directly related food preparation or cooking experience.

  • Alaska Food Workers Card or ServSafe Certification contingent upon 90 days of hire.

  • Must pass a fingerprinting background investigation that complies with The Crime Control Act, Child Care Worker Act and the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act.

  • Must be fluent in speaking, reading, and writing English.

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least two (2) years of directly related food preparation or vocational training.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

Weather: Indoor

Noise level: Moderate

Office conditions: Pace of work environment: Medium

Customer Interaction: High

Description of environment: Hospital Food Service

Frequently required to walk, stand and lift. Rarely required to pull, push and climb.

Physical requirements: Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Travel: Yes

Weather: IndoorNoise level: ModerateOffice conditions: Pace of work environment: MediumCustomer Interaction: HighDescription of environment: Hospital Food ServiceFrequently required to walk, stand and lift. Rarely required to pull, push and climb.Physical requirements: Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.Travel: Yes


NMS Core Values

Safety guides our behavior.

Honesty and integrity govern our activities.

Commitments made will be fulfilled.

All individuals are treated with dignity and respect.

The environment will be protected and sustained.

The ability to instruct and train others as well as the ability to handle multiple tasks occurring at the same time.

Required Language

Equal Opportunity Employer/Shareholder Preference

NMS is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran protected status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.NANA grants employment preference to shareholders of NANA and their spouses and descendants to the extent allowed by law.

It is NMS policy to conduct background checks, drug testing and a physical assessment, as applicable, once an offer has been accepted, in accordance with company and/or contract requirements.

Accommodation Request

If you are a job seeker with a disability and require accessibility assistance or an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please submit a request by telephone or via email. In order to appropriately assist you with an accommodation, we ask that you please specify the assistance needed in order to access our jobsite and post for a position. The dedicated email and telephonic options are listed below and are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance.

To request an accommodation by telephone, contact us at: 1-800-478-2000

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Job: Food Preparation & Service

Company: NANA Management Services

Primary Location: US-AK-Kotzebue

Shift: Day Job

Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: Jun 2, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

Req ID: MAN00424