Kitchen Prep / Delivery Driver

Nelson's Catering, Inc. Springfield, IL $15.00 per hour

Join Nelsons Catering

We are currently accepting applications for skilled operations and catering department opening. As our business regains post pandemic levels, we are excited to offer a full time permanent career position for top quality candidate(s). We will train the right person(s). A positive attitude, attention to detail, strong worth ethic, and ready willingness to learn are required. Character references required.

Position: Kitchen Prep/Delivery Driver

the successfully hired candidate will be cross trained in a variety of large scale food preparation and production.

Schedule will include early AM and weekend hours.

Overview: Follow strict company recipe and cooking guidelines. Utilize commercial convection ovens and delivery driver for events in Springfield.

Nelson's Catering is locally owned and operated full service catering company. Our production facility is located in Springfield IL.

We are focused on building a team of top notch candidates. Our employees are provided paid vacation, access to quality affordable health insurance plan, SEP retirement plan, full training, and opportunities to advance. We are proud to serve award winning meals offsite throughout 50 counties in Central IL.

Main Duties and  Responsibilities:  

Work in a team oriented, high volume, fast paced production environment

Work efficiently to be able to handle large volume of product per hour.

Service, maintain and clean systems on a regular basis

Timely, high quality food production using oven and/or grilling systems

Maintains a clean work environment

Maintain highest food safety and sanitation practices


Drivers License 

  • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds as needed

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time

  • Mechanical skills to maintain grilling system

  • Good basic math skills

  • Problem solving capabilities and organizing abilities

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Use of all kitchen equipment in a safe manner

  • Comply with all food sanitation requirements

  • Clean and neat appearance

  • Proven, excellent attendance record

  • Good driving record

  • Clean background

  • Experience preferred, but not required, all training needed provided on the job

To Apply:
Interested and Qualified Applicants should apply online at:

Please complete application in detail including 3 valid references with complete contact information.

Nelson's Catering, Inc. is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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