Tyson Foods Cafeteria - Prep Cook

at Tyson Foods in Springdale, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required by October 1, 2021 for Corporate based team members and by November 1, 2021 for Plant and Warehousing based team members.

Los solicitantes seleccionados para este puesto deben estar completamente vacunados contra el COVID-19 como condición de empleo. La verificación de la vacuna se requerirá para el 1 de octubre de 2021 para los compañeros de equipo con base en la sede (corporativa) de la empresa y para el 1 de noviembre de 2021 para los compañeros de equipo en las plantas y almacenes.

Job Details:

  • $400 sign-on bonus*****

Join our team and receive up to a $400 sign-on bonus !! Do you enjoy working in the hospitality or foodservice industry but would like the benefits that a fortune 500 company provides? Look no further, join the Tyson Foods family! We have open Prep Cook positions on first shift.

If you are looking to make an impact in a meaningful way, join us at Tyson Foods where we are raising the world’s expectations for how much good food can do! We create quality products in a safe environment for our team members. We offer advancement opportunities and steady work. The Cafeteria operates five days a week Monday – Friday from 6:00am-2:30pm. No WEEKENDS!!

+ Paid vacation, holidays, and birthday


+ Company provided meals

+ $400.00 Bonus for new hires

+ Affordable Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, & Vision)

+ Company Match 401(k) Retirement Plan

+ Tuition Reimbursement

+ Life Insurance and Short-Term Disability

+ Career Development Opportunities

+ Employee Product Giveaways

POSITION SUMMARY: Hourly food service Team members are responsible for the successful daily operations of our cafeteria and catering departments.


The team member in this position may be required to work in one or more of the following capacities: Preparation and serving of food and beverages to guests; Receiving, handling and rotation of goods and inventory; Guest relations/customer service. During service, team member may be required to restock and clean buffet lines and service area, as well as attending to guests needs and questions; Equipment care, routine and daily cleaning duties as assigned; Team member in this position may also be required to work the cash register. The cashiers specifically, will be required to operate point of sale system and guest checkout, currency handling, cash balancing, change requisitions, daily sales reports. Team member in this position may also be required to perform other duties, as assigned by supervisor.


Education/Experience: Preferred candidates will be able to prove a minimum of 12 months of professional work experience in a foodservice or hospitality role; and/or currently enrolled in, or a graduate of a culinary, hospitality, foodservice or related field of study in a continuing education institution

Physical Requirements: Ability to push, pull, lift or carry up to 50lbs, bend, twist, stoop and reach frequently for the duration of shift, as well as walk or stand for 8 hours on hard surfaces; Ability to withstand routine and repetitive work for the duration of shift; Ability to tolerate hot and cold temperatures for extended periods of time, while performing job functions; Ability to work safely and unrestricted with ware-washing and kitchen equipment

Special Skills: Good verbal/written communication skills needed to read, comprehend, and execute standard kitchen recipes; Basic math skills, basic understanding of measurements & currency; Strong time management and organizational skills; Knowledge of basic culinary and kitchen terminology and Servesafe or food handlers certification is preferred, but NOT required.

****PLEASE NOTE: This position does not offer reimbursement for interview expenses and/or relocation assistance. Priority consideration will be provided to area applicants that reside within a 50 mile radius of the posted location first. If local applicants are not selected, applicants from other areas will then be reviewed for consideration. If you are relocating to this area, please note your relocation date in your Cover Letter.

Work Shift:

1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required by October 1, 2021 for Corporate based team members and by November 1, 2021 for Plant and Warehousing based team members. The vaccines against COVID-19 are free for new hires and are accompanied by a cash incentive for eligible non-corporate based hires. Readily available at select sites.

Our team members make the difference. If you are ready to grow your career with an industry leader and want to positively impact the team and community around you, then join us in helping us in raising expectations.Join us on the journey.

At Tyson, we are raising expectations for how much good people can do. Our Talent Strategy is to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent, and we believe that our Culture is the connecting thread that drives that strategy!

We strive to be a talent magnet to establish a reputation for being a talent rich organization where team members can grow their career while growing the business.

We are a high performing organization where team members are rewarded (Pay, Benefits and Recognition) for their contributions, and given the opportunity to support and/or volunteer with programs that help Tyson make a lasting social impact in the communities where we live and work.

To learn more about our culture, please read Our Purpose ( .

Tyson Foods, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you are unable to apply for career opportunities through use of this site due to an impairment or disability, please contact (479) 290-5000 for further assistance.

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Job Posting: JC183942145

Posted On: May 19, 2021

Updated On: Sep 17, 2021