Line Cook

Southern Virginia University is seeking to hire a Line Cook to help prepare and serve food at the campus-wide Food Service concepts of this rapidly growing educational institution. To apply, email your résumé to knight.eats@svu.edu.

The University. Southern Virginia University is a rapidly growing, private undergraduate liberal-arts University. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains at the southern end of the Shenandoah Valley, the University maintains standards aligned with the values of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and welcomes students & employees of any religious persuasion who share those values. Applicants are invited to learn more about the University at svu.edu.

  • Minimum Qualifications
  • Basic written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Accuracy and speed in executing tasks
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Follows directions and instructions
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift large, heavy objects up to 40 lbs.
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • High school diploma or GED
  • One to two years of experience as a line cook, restaurant cook, or prep cook
  • Certificate in Culinary Arts
  • Responsibilities
  • Sets up and stocks food items and other necessary supplies
  • Prepares food items by cutting, chopping, mixing, and preparing sauces
  • Cook food items by grilling, frying, sautéing, and other cooking methods to specified recipes and standards
  • Maintain cleanliness and complies with food sanitation requirements by properly handling food and ensuring correct storage
  • Cleans and sanitizes cooking surfaces at the end of the shift
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Southern Virginia University Mission Statement
We are a private, self-reliant, residential University aligned with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its principles and values. Our mission is to gather faithful Latter-day Saints and like-minded students, lift them in intellect, character, and spirituality, and launch them into successful lives and careers.

Culture & Environment
We believe in collaboration and honest feedback, and in being kind and respectful to one another while providing excellent customer service to the individuals we serve across the University. We foster a work environment courtesy, respect, diversity, and inclusion. Team members are expected to have exceptional self-motivation and time management skills. Southern Virginia is an equal opportunity employer. Review of applications will begin immediately.