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$13.00/ hourly




1st and 2nd Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

This is a full-time PM shift position (11:30a-8p) with an every other weekend requirement

•Demonstrates aptitude for successful performance of the tasks listed.

•Promotes efficient use of all kitchen equipment.

•Maintains the highest standards of safety and cleanliness in the kitchen.

•Checks food shipments into the dining hall, signing invoices only after each order has been verified.

•Determines the quantities of each food to be prepared daily.

•Prepares food according to a planned menu and tested, uniform recipes, and determines if the finished product is of the best quality, both in flavor and appearance, before it is served.

•Maintains product inventory.

•Oversees the locking of the storeroom, all coolers and doors.

•Reports immediately to the director any problem or accident occurring in the kitchen or on the cafeteria premises.

•Responsible for supervising the daily cleaning of all kitchen equipment, and the washing and sterilizing of all dishes, silverware and utensils.


WORK ENVIRONMENT AND HAZARDS: Works in the Kitchen of the Dining Hall. Hazards include:

•Working with electric machinery and food service equipment.

•Potential risk of exposure to communicable diseases.

Job Requirements:

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: Certificate of Food Service Sanitation.

EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: At least 5 years experience in food, restaurant or institutional service required. Education in the following would be a plus:
•One year experience in child nutrition.

•High school diploma

•Sanitation/Safety (required)

•Technical Training (required)

•Management Training


• Medical Insurance
• Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance
• Short Term Disability
• Long Term Disability
• Employee Assistance
Program (EAP)
• Acadia Healthcare 401(k)
• Health Savings Account
• Health Care Flexible
Spending Account (FSA)
• Limited Health Care Flexible
Spending Account (LFSA)
• Dependent Care Flexible
Spending Account (DCA)
• Prescription Drug Coverage
• Basic Life and Accidental
Death & Dismemberment
(AD&D) Coverage
• Supplemental Life Insurance
• Supplemental Accidental
Death & Dismemberment
(AD&D) Insurance
• Accident Insurance
• Critical Illness Insurance

Company Information

Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center is respected nationwide for its treatment of eating disorders, substance abuse and addiction, and mood disorders.

Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center is located in Lemont, Illinois, a historic Chicago suburb located in DuPage County (nearby areas include Bolingbrook, Naperville, and Downer’s Grove).

Our residents – adult women and adolescent girls – come to us when they need immediate, life-saving and life-changing help. Our vision is to help residents achieve lifelong recovery by bringing together clinical treatment with spiritual and emotional growth.

Application Instructions:

Please send your resume with contact information to:

Please include the job title in the subject line of your email, i.e. - Full-Time Cook Position

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