Cook- Full Time / Tacoma $750 SIGN ON BONUS

Food Service Tacoma, Washington
Salary: USD 17.25 - 25.88 Hourly









If you are looking for employment with a purpose where you can help improve the daily lives of the members of your community, then consider a career with Pioneer Human Services!    


We are currently looking for a Cook with a passion for human services. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved with an organization focused on lowering the barriers to a successful reentry for returning citizens, racial justice, and diversity, equity and inclusion.     


Who we are
We are a social enterprise that partners with communities to transform society by honoring the humanity of people, reducing the impact of discriminatory mass incarceration, and empowering people to live safe, healthy, productive lives through inspiration, affirmation, and by overturning barriers.    

For over 60 years, we have proudly serviced our clients with professionalism and empathy. We are a nationally recognized non-profit with 50+ locations across Washington state that provides a chance for change to over 3,000 people on any given day.    


What you'll do
The primary responsibilities of the cook are to prepare meals from scratch following exact recipes and specifications using a variety of cooking methods while following all food safety guidelines and procedures. Other primary responsibilities include filling customer orders to 100% through proper measurements, portion control, product labeling and staging methods    

What you'll bring    

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED and possess a valid WA state Food handler’s card.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in food service account management or restaurant management.
  • Hands on experience in sales and an ability to deliver an excellent customer experience.
  • Proven experience in developing positive relationships and handling customers’ needs.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly in English.


Preferably you'll bring    

  • Some experience working in a commercial kitchen environment


What we offer    

Competitive industry compensation and a generous benefits plan that includes:     

  • Employees regularly scheduled to work 24 hours or more a week are eligible to enroll in the first of the month following date of hire.
  • Full-time employees regularly scheduled for 30 hours per week or more are eligible for medical, dental, flexible spending accounts, life, AD&D, and disability coverage beginning the first of the month after 30 days of full-time employment.
  • Childcare discounts through Kinside.  Dependent Daycare flexible spending. 
  • Tuition assistance program: Pioneer pays 100% of a bachelor's degree tuition and 50% for graduate programs. Available for full-time status employees after 3 months of employment.
  • Retirement plan: Pioneer contributes 3.5% of an employee's annual compensation into retirement plans. An additional 3.5% match is offered to those who contribute 6% on their own.
  • Employee recognition programs: gift cards, additional time off, weekend getaways and more.
  • Public transportation discount.
  • Employee assistance program (EAP).



Pioneer human services is an equal opportunity employer of minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans and does not unlawfully discriminate under federal, state, or local laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status. EEO is the law poster EEO is the law poster supplement      


Pioneer Human Services is a Drug-Free Company    

Pioneer Human Services is a drug free company. This position has been deemed safety sensitive under RCW 49.44.240(3) and is subject to both pre-employment drug testing and drug testing during employment, to include testing for marijuana.