Job Locations US-AK-PALMER
Food Prep/Serving
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift Preference
Day Shift
Clearance Required

About Us

When you work at Chugach Government Solutions (CGS), you join a proud legacy of supporting missions while sustaining culture.


The federal division of Chugach Alaska Corporation, CGS has been supporting critical missions as a government contractor for over 25 years. Our focus is to support facility maintenance, IT/technical services, construction and education. We are proud to have built, and continue to foster, an incredibly talented team spanning across the globe in hundreds of different fields – each team member proud to serve our country with first-class business services, while also making a difference for our Chugach shareholders. 


At CGS, empowering employees is a part of our core, and that focus is one of the ways we build and foster high-performing teams. We empower our employees through competitive compensation and benefits package, professional growth opportunities, truthful communication, and more!


If you are looking for an opportunity to serve something bigger than yourself; if you want your day job to be one that creates meaningful value; if you are looking for an environment that highly values employees and respects individual differences – then Chugach Government Solutions may be the right fit for you!

Job Overview

Assist cook with meal preparation in accordance with preplanned menus, within established budgets, and in compliance with government and management directives.  Act as lead worker for food service trainees and Center work base learning students (if applicable).


Essential Duties & Job Functions:

  • Prepare vegetables by washing, peeling, coring, grinding, shredding, or chopping, for use in entrees.
  • Prepare meats for cooking by washing, trimming, boning, cutting, cubing, or forming into patties or loaves.
  • Cook or bake items, which require minimum preparation.
  • Help cook and serve meals, ensuring that prepared foods are held and served at proper temperatures, and all left over foods are properly chilled and stored.
  • Keep food service area, tables, floors, and equipment clean and sanitary.
  • Prepare desserts as needed.
  • Assist with the appropriate storage of dry goods and freezer items.
  • Maintain accountability of students and property; adhere to safety practices and OSHA standards.
  • Cultivate and maintain a climate on Center, which is free of harassment, intimidation, and disrespect to provide a safe place for staff and students to work and learn.
  • Promote student attainment of career success standards through modeling appropriate skills, mentoring students, monitoring skills acquisition and intervening when inappropriate behavior is observed.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Training in food preparation and one (1) year of experience.
  • Must be able to obtain a Food Handler’s certificate within 30 days of employment.
  • Successfully pass any background check and/drug test required on the contract.

Reasonable Accommodation:

It is CGS, LLC business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.


Equal Employment Opportunity:

Chugach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, disability, genetic factors, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


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