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Full Time Line Cook

Food Services

Northampton, MA
ID: 892-361

**We are offering Sign-On Bonuses for Full Time Line Cooks**
$2,000 for Full Time (34+hrs/week)

Full Time (34+hrs/week) will be paid out in increments ($1,000 after 480 hours worked, additional $1,000 after 960 hours worked)

Rate: $16-$18/hr

Assists the Food Services Supervisor in handling, preparing and cooking food in accordance with sanitation codes and the Department of Public Health regulations. Assists in the usage of food to its best advantage, avoiding waste. Supervises food services staff in the absence of the Food Services Supervisor. Normal work schedules are five days per week with rotating days off. Weekends and Holidays required. We are 'pandemic-proof' - you can work for us knowing your job is secure - we're an essential industry!

Qualifications & License Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent and 3-5 years of experience in food preparations, preferably in a retirement home, nursing home or other health care facility. Should be familiar with Massachusetts food code as well as DPH regulations. Food Sanitation & Allergy Certification required.

Is subject to extreme temperatures, burns, cuts, falls and other hazards associated with kitchen work.  The majority of the day is spent standing and the incumbent is also required to bend, stoop and walk intermittently, work in extreme heat, balance, pull, push, and reach.  Subject to repetitive movement.  Must be able to lift heavy, hot objects up to 50 pounds.

Rockridge is Looking for You!

At Rockridge Retirement Community, we believe in our mission to effectively use our human and financial resources and will search for new opportunities to provide high quality and highly-valued care that exceeds the expectations of those we serve.

Located in Northampton, MA, we are a community offering retirement living with assistance, for singles and couples, 62 or older, with a rewarding lifestyle on a magnificent 12-acre site adjacent to the Fitzgerald Lake Conservation area. WE are committed to fostering an environment that promotes an exceptional quality of life and the opportunity to form meaningful relationships, for both our residents and our staff. We are surrounded by beautiful landscaping and lush countryside, making our tranquil community a comfortable home for our residents.

Our Employees enjoy unique benefits including:

  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Medical and Dental insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Resident Referral Bonus
  • Delicious meals prepared by Dining Services
  • And More!

We are actively taking every measure to protect our Residents and Employees during COVID-19 including: distribution of PPE, temperature screenings upon arrival to work, sanitizing stations and periodic COVID testing required onsite provided by our dedicated infection control team.


 To apply please go to our website:


This position is located at 25 Coles Meadow Road, Northampton, MA. View the Google Map in full screen.