Cook House Laborer

Perform the duties to process stocks for use in making glues or gelatins.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Cook House Laborers do?

Performs any combination of following duties to process stock for use in making glue or gelatin: Moves stock to kettle upon signal from COOK, using handtruck, and dumps stock into kettle. Turns valve to fill kettle with water to submerge stock. Skims grease from surface of water in kettle, using skimmer. Cleans kettle, using shovel, brushes, and water. Packs bottom of kettle with excelsior used to filter broth drained from kettle.

Should I be a Cook House Laborer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Laborer, Wash-and-Dye House

    How to become a Cook House Laborer

    Most Cook House Laborers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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