The Columbus Zoological Park Association

Food & Beverage Line Cook/ Pays $14-$16 an hour based on experience!

Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2021-1587
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium


Columbus Zoo Gate Guests 2809 - Grahm S. Jones, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium






• Prepares food products according to prescribed recipes in a fast-paced environment, including management of portion control, presentation, and product hold times and temperatures.
• Utilizes various kitchen equipment, including griddles, char broilers, fryers, conveyor and/or Woodstone pizza ovens, convection and combi-ovens, mechanical mixers, spiral slicers, etc.
• Maintains a clean, sanitary, and orderly kitchen and food preparation area, including regular cleaning and maintenance of kitchen equipment.
• Maintains proper food stock rotation and date labeling of food product.
• Conducts daily line checks for food safety, sanitation, and quality control.
• Adheres to health/safety regulations.
• Adheres to uniform and employee policies and regulations.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
• Reports directly to Team Lead and/or Section Lead.
• Posted schedule may be subject to change based upon operational needs such as weather condition, guest attendance and department needs.


• 18 years of age or older.
• Previous line cook experience in a high-volume environment required.
• Familiarity with common kitchen equipment and food preparation methods, including use of kitchen knives and mechanical slicers required.
• Able to perform physical work and stand or walk for long periods (5+ hours) without a break.
• Able to work in varied weather conditions and extreme heat environments (exceeding 110˚F) for extended periods of time.
• Able to lift and move up to 10lbs. constantly, 30lbs. frequently, and 50lbs. occasionally.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Able to maintain courteous and helpful behavior.
• Able to maintain appropriate employee appearance.
• Able to pass ServSafe Food Handler (or similar) food safety written exam.
• This position is not eligible for overtime pay.
• Subject to Drug Free Workplace Policy.
• Subject to BMV check.
• Subject to Criminal Background check.


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