San Antonio Zoo
  • 07-Oct-2019 to 31-Oct-2019 (CST)
  • San Antonio, TX, USA
  • 9.26
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Employee discounts on merchandise, food, and entry including a zoo membership after 30 days of employment.

As a Line Cook,  you will perform tasks related to food preparation, presentation, cooking, stocking ingredients, catering, and sanitizing.   You will constantly exhibit an exceptional internal and external guest service attitude and obvious interest in guest assistance as you will be a part of the safe operation of the restaurant (s) kitchen area.


GUEST: go out of your way to smile and greet guests within 6 feet or 60 seconds       

 UNDERSTAND: guest's perspective and show interest in their needs       

EMPOWER: be informed, be proactive and go the extra step to excel       

SUPER CLEAN & GUEST FRIENDLY: wear the uniform, and keep grounds looking great

THANK: guests for coming and suggest another experience


  • Assist in the preparation of food for daily business.
  • Work all equipment as needed including the grill and fryers.
  • Ensure orders are quickly prepared and served to the guest.
  • Ensure the kitchen is properly closed and cleaned at the end of the day's business.
  • Ensure the kitchen is kept clean and sanitary during the business day.
  • Assist the Lead Cooks with any duties required for the safe operation of your assigned work area.
  • Assist the Executive Chef and Head Sous Chef with catered events at the Zoo.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • High school graduate or GED certificate.
  • Six (6) months of restaurant experience is desirable.
  • We enjoy year-round hours for all staff, must be available nights, weekends and general readiness during our peak seasons.
  • Ability to perform and/or demonstrate the following:
  1. Use various types of kitchen equipment.
  2. Recognize and quickly perform any duties required to maintain a clean and sanitary food establishment.
  3. Sufficient physical dexterity and mobility to perform tasks assigned.
  4. Constantly demonstrate honesty in day-to-day performance.

Physical Demands

Based on an 8-hour workday

Never = 0 hrs   Rarely = 0-2 hrs   Occasionally = 2-4 hrs   Frequently = 4-6 hrs    Continuously = 6-8 hrs

Sit: Rarely

Stand: Continuously

Walk: Frequently

Bend: Frequently

Squat: Occasionally

Kneel: Rarely

Crawl: Rarely

Climb: Rarely

Reach: Frequently

Grasp: Frequently

Push/Pull: Frequently

Twist/Turn: Frequently

Corrected Vision must include:

    Seeing 20/20

    Normal Distinguishing colors

    Normal Depth Perception  


Sufficient physical dexterity and mobility to perform stand sales tasks within the confined areas of the culinary stands.

Corrected Hearing skills must include:

    Normal frequency sensitivity

    Normal frequency selection


Ability to safely lift 15 or more pounds from the ground to chest level.

Speaking skills must include being understandable when speaking:


    On the telephone or radio


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