The Salvation Army

Cook III

Job Locations US-PA-Waymart
Job ID
Food Services
Regular Full-Time


Position: Cook III

Department: Food Service

Availability of Position: Immediate

Schedule: Full-time; Varies - nights and weekends a must

Reporting Relationship: Ladore Catering Manager

Grade: Non-Exempt, 72


The Salvation Army is hiring and offers truly excellent benefit package to eligible employees including:

  • Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time and sick time.
  • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
  • Comprehensive health care coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays and deductibles
  • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Remitted Tuition Program
  • Eligibility for the Federal Government’s Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!

 Position Overview:

Under the direction of the Ladore Catering Manager, be able to prepare meals for groups of 20-200.


Description of Position:       

  • Perform food service responsibilities as directed by the Ladore Catering Manager
  • Maintain food safety standards as prescribe by ServSafe
  • Operate equipment safely and properly
  • Maintain neat and uniform appearance at all times
  • Prepare and cook meals for groups in house
  • Keep food prep and cooking areas neat and clean
  • Other related duties assigned by the Ladore Catering Manager



  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Be able to lift at least 50 pounds
  • Must pass a ServSafe class which will be offered by the Salvation Army
  • Ability to handle a high paced and often intense work environment
  • Must be good with people
  • Food service experience with large groups
  • Ability to be on one’s feet for hours at a time
  • Child Protection Clearances PA Act 153 requires that all prospective employees complete the following clearance and background checks prior to employment: PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record/Fingerprint Check. Meets the Child Protection Clearances required by PA Act 153 along with renewals every five years.
  • Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army.

Contact: Please submit your resume and cover letter as instructed below.

External candidates interested in this position please apply online at 

Internal candidates interested in applying for this position please apply at   


No Phone Calls Please.


Updated by the Divisional Human Resources Department 1/20/24.

 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


The Salvation Army’s Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.

Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.

Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ

and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


Requisition No. 1956


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