Maine Veterans' Homes | ME, United States

Posted Date 4/10/2024

Who do you cook for? At Maine Veterans’ Homes, you have the opportunity to be part of a team preparing meals for Veterans, their spouses and Gold Star Parents.

We are seeking an energetic, self-motivated individual to join our 5-star dietary team as a Cook.

The Cook is responsible for safe food handling, preparation of meals for our residents, including some therapeutic dietary needs. They are also responsible for supervising the Food Service Workers in the absence of the Dietary Manager.

This position is 40 hours per week, 5:30am-2:00pm, and includes every-other weekend.


Maine Veterans’ Homes offers competitive wages and a customizable benefits package. Options include employer-contributed medical, dental and vision, company-paid life, short-term and long-term disability, supplemental insurance options including life and accident, dependent and medical flexible spending accounts, participation in the Maine Public Employee’s Retirement System, 403(b) plan with employer match, generous earned benefit time, continuing education opportunities and tuition reimbursement, and a robust wellness incentive program.

Maine Veterans’ Homes is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to serving Maine’s Veterans and families. We take great pride in our mission to "care for those who served".

Built on the campus of Down East Community Hospital, MVH - Machias provides an active atmosphere for assisted living, memory care and respite care for Veterans and their families. We are an AHCA Gold Award for Excellence in Quality recipient, making us one of only 49 nursing homes in the nation to ever earn this prestigious distinction.

Apply today and be part of a team caring for those who served.

Maine Veterans’ Homes provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Experience and Skills

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in all phases of food service
  • Two plus years cooking experience
  • Experience cooking in a healthcare setting preferred

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