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Job Description

Location: Lancaster, PA

Hours: Full-Time ( 40 hours p/ week), every other weekend/holiday, usual hours:

11:30am to 8pm with occasional other coverages.

Sign on Bonus of up to $1000!!!

POSITION SUMMARY: Prepares bakery products, custards, junkets and puddings.  Maintains bake shop and equipment in an orderly, clean and sanitary condition.  Serves as back-up cook for the cafeteria on third shift.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Performs a variety of pre-preparation tasks (measuring, set-up, procuring supplies) associated with preparation of bakery products and desserts.  100% compliance to standardized recipes.
  • Prepares bakery products and desserts according to standardized recipes to assure quality products.
  • Checks all products for proper taste and texture.
  • Develops new desserts.
  • Maintains bake shop and equipment in an orderly, clean and sanitary condition.
  • Procures supplies from storeroom or dessert storage areas.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:

  • Serves as backup cook for the cafeteria on third shift.
  • Complies with HAACP procedures.



  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • Two years experience in quantity baked goods production and baking production equipment.
  • Two years experience in nutritional knowledge.


  • Specialized training in baking and cake decoration.
  • Two to four years experience in food service production, equipment and maintenance; and food handling and sanitation procedures


Equipment/Tools: standard and convention ovens, blender, mixer, VCM, elevator lifts, waste handling equipment, food processor, food slicer, tube system, FAX, telephone, spatula, whip, measuring cups and spoons, mixing bowls, utensils, ice cream scoop, scales, pans, thermometer, recipes, can opener, pen/pencil, menus.

Software: e-mail.


Lifting: Degree of physical exertion is:

Moderate, exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  It is intended to be a reflection of those principal job elements essential for recruitment and selection, for making fair job evaluations, and for establishing performance standards.  The percentages of time spent performing job duties are estimates, and should not be considered absolute.  The incumbent shall perform all other functions and/or be cross-trained as shall be determined at the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend, modify, or terminate this job in part or in whole.  Incumbent must be able to perform all job functions safely.

Benefits At A Glance:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees:

  • 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching
  • Child Care Subsidies
  • Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes


PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.


Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

LGH Full Time Posted on 06/28/2022