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Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation
Position Description

Under the direct supervision of the Nutrition Specialist, the Assistant Cook will provide support in preparing, purchasing, storing, and serving food in accordance with USDA/California Department of Education Nutrition Guidelines. The Assistant Cook follows detailed instructions and procedures in preparing breakfast and lunch for children, ages 3-5. The weekly menus and meal recipes are pre-planned for the entire school year. A combination of education and work experience will be considered. Must possess knowledge of early childhood nutritional needs, ability to judge food quality, knowledge of quantity buying and cooking, and knowledge of different types/uses of kitchen utensils and equipment. Qualified American Indian Preference applies.

Additional Employment Conditions:

All Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation employees must submit to a background check and abide by all Tribal, federal, and state laws. All employees must comply with Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation drug free workplace policy and will be subject to pre-employment, for-cause, and post-accident drug and alcohol testing.

Section 408 of the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act of 1990 (Public Law 101-630) requires an investigation of the character of each individual who is employed, or is being considered for employment, in a position with duties and responsibilities that involve regular contact with or control over Indian children. A criminal history investigation will be performed and the applicant must meet the minimum standards of the Act.

In compliance with TDN laws and policies, the applicant must be in good standing with TDN and its entities. Past employment will also be taken into consideration.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: High School
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: $14.08
    Maximum Hourly Wage: $19.00