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Posted on March 25, 2024
Space Needle
 per hour
Seattle, WA
Health insurance, Paid time off, Paid holidays, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Retirement benefits, Employee discount, Life and disability insurance, Reduced tuition
Applications accepted until position filled

Essential Functions: Responsible for all food quality and production on assigned station. Ability to prepare and serve quality and consistent food products according to service standards while maintaining temperature guidelines as provided by guests.

Experience & Skills Required: Three plus years cooking experience, trained in all areas, ability to read and comprehend instructions given in English, strong attention to detail and good communication skills. Job requires a valid food handler’s card within 14 days of employment.

Interview includes a practical cooking test consisting of cooking fish/meat to proper doneness, organization, hand speed, product knowledge, knife skills and cleanliness.

Other Ideal Qualifications: Culinary school training preferred but not required.

Physical Demands: Ability to walk, stand, reach, and lift entire shift in a warm/hot environment. Ability to lift 20 pounds, 10 pounds over head. Typical shift is 8 hours.

Full Time, Union Represented, Hourly Position

Hourly Rate: $24.00 – $24.00 / hour

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Long Term Disability
  • Pension and self funded 401k plan
  • Paid Holidays ( 5 per year)
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid sick leave
  • Tuition reimbursement of 50%, up to $ 2500 / year
  • 25% discount for many purchases at the Space Needle (Retail, Food and Beverage, not applied towards alcohol purchases)
  • Charitable Contributions / Matching Gift, up to $200 year
  • $50 / month towards orca card or parking

The Space Needle symbolizes the innovative and forward-thinking spirit of Seattle. Our Team Members reflect our inclusive city, diverse country, and multicultural world. As an equal opportunity employer, we make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, the presence of any sensory, physical, or mental disability, military status, political ideology, genetic information, or any other status protected by local, state, or federal law. All Team Members and potential Team Members who apply for an opening will be considered without regard to these factors. We carefully screen applicants based on qualifications such as their training, education, skills, aptitude, experience, and previous work record.

Salary Description
$24.00 – $24.00 / hour
About the employer: Space Needle

Our core values support our growing business and innovative spirit – all while putting people first. We are the kind of company that takes time to solve a problem the first time. We strive to have whole-life impact on our Guests and Team Members. We focus on solutions, not frustrations. And, we try to have a lot of fun along the way.

Our commitment to diversity doesn’t just make the Space Needle a great place to work, but a great place to visit. We believe our Team Members should reflect our inclusive city, diverse country, and multi-cultural world. All of our Team Members are safe to be who they are at work, and free to share their passion, excitement, and personality with our Guests.

About your union: UNITE HERE 8

UNITE HERE Local 8 represents about 5,000 workers in the hospitality industries of Oregon & Washington State. Local 8 members work in hotels, restaurants, food service, and airport concessions. They include room cleaners, cooks, bartenders, bellmen, food and beverage servers, bussers, and dishwashers. Local 8′s parent union, UNITE HERE, represents hotel, food service, and gaming workers throughout the US and Canada.

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