Cooks - $17/hr Downtown Hospital


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Located in Birmingham, AL

Salary: $17/hr TO START

$17/hr DIRECT HIRE PERMAMENT PLACEMENT with  Full benefits, retirement plan, etc.  

Multiple full-time openings, 5:30 am & 12:30 pm shifts. Will rotate Holidays and will work 2 weekends and off 1.  Downtown Birmingham healthcare facility.

You will prepare and cook food items for patients, visitors & staff, using specialized equipment; will also communicate recipe and production issues to supervisors.  Will also...

  • Handle all food according to proper guidelines during preparation and storage
  • Maintain a safe, clean and sanitary work environment
  • Operate all equipment properly, including assembly, care & maintenance
  • Process cash transactions per proper procedures


  • Must have HS diploma or GED
  • Min. ONE YEAR experience as a cook (back of house, upscale restaurant)
  • MUST be dependable – show up on time, ready to work
  • Good communication skills; able to collaborate and practice teamwork to meet patient needs
  • Physically able to do the job; able to work on your feet, lift items as needed, etc.
  • Willing to do pre-employment TB test, and to get flu shot every year (flu shot provided by hospital)
  • Willing to go through health department's food handler certification within 14 days of starting (you are paid during training class, fees paid for by hospital)
  • HEALTH DEPT REQUIREMENT: no jewelry except wedding band; no false nails
  • Black pants required (or cook pants); top provided.  Non-slip, close-toed leather shoe (no canvas).
  • Drug-free; background check required


  • Apply online - click "APPLY NOW" button below - We WILL call you back!
  • or call us at 205-981-1141 to discuss your interest and qualifications
  • or email us at: Be sure to put "Cook - Hospital" in the email subject.

About Express Employment Professionals:

Express – Birmingham SOUTH, is a customized recruiting and staffing firm that can help you find the type of job that is a great fit for your needs and abilities - and you’ll NEVER pay a fee for our services and support.  Whether you’re looking for a full-time position, part-time work, or a more flexible schedule, Express can place you in a wide range of jobs that meet your employment goals.

We help associates find work in administrative, commercial and medical positions - professional search, direct hire, temporary, temp to hire (evaluation hire), contract staffing.  And if you're on a temporary, evaluation hire, contract or other assignment through Express, you can immediately take advantage of healthcare benefits, accrued holiday pay, 401k and accrued vacation pay.

Express Office: Birmingham (South)
200 Cahaba Park Circle
Suite 130
Birmingham, AL 35242
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