Job Description

Homer, AK

Full Time

Work Hours: 4:00 am - 12:30 pm F, Sat, Sun, M, T


This Cook position is located in our Nutrition Services Department. Come work in our large commercial kitchen!


This is a 40 hour per week benefited position, Friday through Tuesday (off Wed/Thur), 4:00am to 12:30pm.  

Starting Salary: 

$22.26 - $31.53/hr and up, Rate of pay quoted is for less than one year up to 30 years of experience. The higher rate of pay is for more years of experience. PLUS shift differentials where applicable.

What you'll do:

  • Prepare and serve nutritionally adequate and culturally acceptable food for patients, employees, visitors and special hospital events.
  • Have a knowledge of standard recipes & culinary techniques, and the ability to create recipes.
  • Have a history of following standardized recipes and batch food production as well as basic understanding of nutrition with emphasis in therapeutic diets.
  • Have the ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Have the ability to operate all equipment within the dietary department.

What you'll need:

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED preferred.
  • Preferred but not required: Completion in a course of study in culinary arts, or a formal apprenticeship program, and 2 years experience in commercial food production.
  • Obtain an Alaska Food Worker's Card within 30 days of hire.

What you'll get: 

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance,
  • Up to $2,000 annual Health Reimbursement Account w/health insurance,
  • Generous Paid Time Off / Vacation Time and Sick Time,
  • 8 Paid Holidays Per Year,
  • Health & Wellness Reimbursement - up to $500 per year,
  • Annual Retention Bonus,
  • 403b Retirement Plan with employer match!
  • Company Sponsored Life Insurance,
  • Student Loan Forgiveness,
  • Tuition Reimbursement, 
  • Bereavement Leave - up to 40 hours

About Us: 

South Peninsula Hospital is a 22 bed critical access hospital (CAH), with an attached 28 bed long term care facility. We provide care close to home for the southern Kenai Peninsula. We have been three times named a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital out of more than 1,300 critical access hospitals nationwide

Homer, Alaska, is a seaside town nestled on the shores of beautiful Kachemak Bay, offering breathtaking views of glaciers, mountains and wildlife. Homer is on the road system, and a four to five hour drive from Anchorage. If you are looking for community, adventure, culture, scenery or solitude, you'll find all of that and more here!

Contact Us:

If you have any questions or would like further information, please contact Tara Kain, HR Recruiter, in Human Resources at South Peninsula Hospital, at 907-235-0950 or email

Application Instructions

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