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Peregrine Shaker Albany, NY (On Site) Full-Time
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Company Overview:

Peregrine Senior Living is known for their innovative leadership in revolutionizing care for the elderly.  Joining Peregrine means working for a leader in memory care-based programs, one that has set current standards and will likely define them in the future.  Come join our team and help us revolutionize exceptional care for the senior population.

Peregrine Senior Living at Shaker located in Albany, NY is a leading provider of senior assisted living and memory care and is committed to providing its residents with exceptional care and supervision.


We are currently seeking a dedicated Cook.


Schedule:   Full Time

  •        Sunday-Monday 6:30am-2:30pm, Tuesday/Wednesday 11am-7pm

Salary:  Starting at $15/hour – based on experience


Cook Responsibilities include:

  •        Provide a high level of culinary customer service and promote a restaurant style dining atmosphere
  •        Participate in preparing and cooking meals according to established recipes and approved menus
  •        Adhere to state, federal, and company laws, regulations, and guidelines
  •        Ensure food is prepared in a nutritional, appetizing fashion, and presented in an attractive manner
  •        Ensure that appropriate snacks are available to residents with special dietary needs

Cook Education & Experience:

  •        High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) preferred
  •        Minimum of one (1) year of experience as a cook in a hospitality or healthcare environment required.


  •         PTO Accrual: First year Full Time Exempt:  up to 144 hours - equal 3.6 weeks
  •         PTO Accrual – First year Non-Exempt Full Time & Part Time:  up to 112 hours
  •         6 Paid Holidays and 3 Floating Holidays
  •         Blue Cross/Blue Shield Health Plans, Dental, Vision
  •         Child Care Reimbursement – up to $25/day
  •         Compassionate PTO Donation Program – to support a team member
  •         COVID-19 Vaccinated Workplace
  •         Flexible Scheduling
  •         Employer Paid Life Insurance
  •         Employee Assistance Program
  •         PTO Cash Out Program:  Cash out up to 40 hours per quarter/4 times per year
  •         Retirement Plan – 401(k)

Employee Appreciation:

  •        Peregrine Proud:  Public acknowledgement of exceptional employee performance
  •        Monthly All Staff Gift Card Drawings
  •        Periodic All Staff Appreciation Community Events
  •        Annual Longevity Rewards:  Anniversary Bonus & Celebration


COVID-19 considerations:  Strict adherence to NYS DOH guidelines & CDC standards.

Peregrine Senior Living is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, nation origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applied to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship.  Peregrine Senior Living makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.







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