Location: McKenzie Living Eugene

Job Title: Cook

Reports to: Tina Becker, Administrator

Type of Position: Full-time/ Non-Exempt

Shift: Friday - Monday 9:30 am – 6:30 pm

Pay Range: $13.00 – $15.00 per hour

Position open until filled.


Our cooks are essential to our residential homes for providing nourishing and enjoyable meals. You will possess the ability to join the McKenzie Living Eugene team ensuring professionalism at all times and meeting the needs of all of our residents. This position may work at various campuses in Eugene and Springfield.


  • Be self-motivated

  • Ensure all kitchen and equipment is cleaned and stored appropriately, and that the overall cleaning of the kitchen area (and, where appropriate, the dining areas) is carried out effectively

  • Cook four days a week with the ability to stay on task and be self-motivated

  • Prepare lunch and dinner following the Gateway procedures, menus, and recipes

  • Provide for special dietary requirements where necessary and take into account the preferences of individual Residents

  • Ensure houses are stocked with daily food needs

  • Fill out and turn in proper paperwork daily

  • Dependability is of the essence


  • Pass drug screen and a criminal background check

  • Obtain and keep current CPR and Food Handlers Card, within ten days of hire


  • Regularly standing at cook stations for various lengths of time throughout the shift

  • Regularly walking throughout the campus and other common areas

  • Regularly crouching, kneeling, bending and twisting throughout the shift

  • Regularly lifting, pushing and/or pulling up to 50 lbs.

Application Procedure:

There are several ways to apply for this position:

Applications should be turned into:

Dennis Siller