Storm 2022 - Utility/Kitchen Helper
Cotton Holdings Inc.

Houston, Texas

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

Job Info

This is an On Call position for Storm work. Opportunity to work 40 plus hours weekly (overtime paid) as needed. Travel required.

Cotton Holdings, Inc., is a diversified holding company with subsidiaries that provide property restoration and recovery, construction, roofing, logistical support, temporary workforce housing, and culinary services to public and private entities worldwide. Cotton combines this diverse suite of services with top talent, innovative technology, and a large inventory of company-owned assets, to offer clients a total solutions package in support of disaster events and large development projects, including complex work environments.

I. Summary (Scope of the Job)

Cotton is searching for experienced, reliable and high-volume adaptable Utility/Prep Cooks for hitch/rotation work during this 2021 Storm season. In addition, the Utility/Kitchen Helper will have general housekeeping duties to include cleaning bathrooms and toilets, buffing floors, disposing of garbage any duties as assigned by the manager that can be performed safely. The Ideal candidate will have 1-3 years' commercial kitchen experience, able to manage their workload and prioritizing tasks in a fast-paced customer focused environment. This is an excellent opportunity to join family-oriented company with competitive compensation, growth opportunities, employee benefits and other perks.

II. Major Responsibilities

  • Assist cook with food preparation and serving as well as properly storing foods and protecting foods from contaminants
  • Prepare and sustain constant supply of fresh coffee and other items
  • Unload and store groceries and supplies; Rotate groceries and supplies, especially perishables
  • Clean and sanitize galley equipment, dishes, utensils and refuse containers
  • Clean and maintain orderliness of galley, walk-in freezer, pantries and storage areas and other areas for which Cotton Catering employees are responsible, including regular cleaning of bathrooms, sweeping, mopping, stripping and waxing floors regularly
  • Attend safety meetings, inspections, fire drills, and other meetings as required
  • Demonstrate your skills and duties to new employees

III. Background Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Any additional culinary training and/or certifications is a plus

  • 1-3 years' commercial kitchen experience
  • Portioning and Controls
  • Commercial kitchen familiarity
  • Microsoft Office skills

Knowledge and Skills:
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, customers and patrons.
  • Ability to adapt communication style to suit different audiences, such as effectively communicating with supervisors, coworkers, public etc.
  • Good communication skills, Reading, writing and math and organizational skills
  • Ability to follow specific instructions independently
  • Self-motivated / self-starter
  • Must be able to work in extreme heat / cold & lift to 75lbs occasionally
  • Able to stand and move throughout office/buildings and continuously perform essential job functions for periods up to 12 hours; Able to climb in and out of food trailers
  • Ability to be flexible in schedule to meet operational needs. This may require occasionally working outside regularly schedule hours


This Job Description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent(s). It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent(s) may be asked to perform other duties as requested.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact HR (877) 511-2962


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