Cook/Food Prep

Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Cook meals for clients in BVCASA’s Residential Treatment Program.
  • Ensure all state and local standards and requirements are met regarding the kitchen, food, and food preparation.
  • Monitor the sign-in/sign-out board and ensure that proper policies and procedures are followed.
  • Communicate all resident problems, inappropriate behaviors or confrontations to the Kitchen Supervisor.
  • Comply with all staff conduct policies and procedures.
  • Maintain high standards of care for all clients consistent with DSHS Contract, TDCJ Contract and Program Code of Ethics.
  • Maintain client confidentiality in accordance with Federal Confidentiality laws and BVCASA policies and procedures.
  • Notify Residential Program Staff on Call, and/or proper authorities in case of an emergency according to policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that all required trainings are completed within the appropriate timeframes.
  • Model healthy lifestyle and demonstrate appropriate behaviors for recovering community.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisory staff.


Graduation from an accredited high school or GED equivalent, plus (2) years related work experience required.  Must be a certified food handler or manager in Brazos County.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to establish rapport with clients and family members.
  • Must communicate a respectable attitude towards persons.
  • Must be able to implement House expectations, policies and procedures with authority.
  • Bilingual (Spanish and English) capabilities are preferred, but not required.
  • Willingness to receive and to respond positively to supervision.
  • Experience with clients in criminal justice system helpful.
  • Must have a current driver’s license, reliable transportation and a home telephone.
  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays.

For more information on these or other open positions, please contact BVCASA’s Human Resources Department at (979) 846-3560. BVCASA is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all applicants.  You can email your application to



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Job descriptions are an outline of general duties needed to fulfill the requirements of the job and may be modified as services and funding needs change.

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