PAE, Inc Cook in Destin, Florida

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World


Serve as Cook for an enterprise Base Operations Support contract in the Northwest Florida Area. This individual will be responsible for providing day-to-day support to the culinary areas of the contract and must demonstrate and apply highly developed interpersonal, analytical and communication (written and verbal) skills and the ability to manage thrive under high pressure situations. The duties and responsibilities listed below are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.


  • Measure and assemble ingredients for menu items

  • Collaborate with Executive Chef and other cooks to prepare meals during dining hours

  • Maintain and accurate food inventories

  • Properly store food items at appropriate temperatures

  • Rotate stock items as per established procedures

  • Restock kitchen for subsequent shifts

  • Ensure that food prep area and kitchen are cleaned and sanitized by the end of your shift

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • High school diploma/GED required

  • 2+ years’ experience as a Cook in the restaurant industry

  • Able to read and follow standardized recipes

  • Strong knowledge of proper food handling procedures

  • Able to work as part of a team in a busy kitchen atmosphere

  • ServeSafe Certification preferred

  • Must possess a current TS/SCI clearance

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work in a fast-pace environment that requires handling multiple tasks at a given time and rapidly adapting to changing priorities and schedules

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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