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Date: Jan 17, 2018

Location: Richmond, CA California, US

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Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geothermal energy.


Chevron USA - Marine is accepting online applications for the position of Cook located on one of their US Flag fleet of vessels.  The Sailors’ Union of the Pacific represents all unlicensed personnel employed on the Company’s US Flag seagoing vessels.


The general guideline for vessel assignment length is 90 days for unlicensed personnel. Vacation will accrue at 24 days for each 30 days of work.




Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

• Assist in all aspects of meal and food preparations, maintenance of salad bars, caring for and stocking of the mess rooms, assisting with meal service, washing and stowing of dishes and helping preserve a high level of sanitation in all steward department areas.

• Must have knowledge in general culinary preparations such as: making composed salads, cooking vegetables and starches, basic baking skills, snack preparation and sandwich making. Must be able to accomplish these tasks with little supervision while upholding to high food sanitation and safety standards.

• Must be able to understand and follow a recipe and have some knowledge of basic nutrition, raw ingredients and preparation techniques.

• Assist and contribute in menu planning and recipe development

• Assists in receiving and organization of stores, cleaning and maintaining the galley and associated spaces.

• Must be able to prepare meals in the event the Steward is temporarily unable to attend to his/her duties.



• Participate in drills, emergency procedures and help guard the safe working practices of the vessel.

• Active and positive participant in monthly safety meeting.

• Points out unsafe acts or conditions to everyone on board.

• Stops work if unsafe conditions or practices are uncovered.

• Able to participate in an Emergency Response team.

• Teamwork/Working With Others:

• Effective in relating to others

• Willing to assist others.

• Works well under pressure.

• Maintains an appropriate demeanor and appearance.

Required Qualifications:


• Current USCG Merchant Mariner Documents with Food Handling and VPDSD endorsements

• Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)

• Basic Safety Training Certificates

• Passport

• ServSafe Food Handler Certification within six months of hiring

• Good communication skills

• Relevant experience and/or training in basic food service (non-fast food)


Pre-employment screening consists of:

• Physical examination, including DOT drug testing

• Functional capacity evaluation

• Background check


Relocation Options:

Relocation may be considered within Chevron parameters.


International Considerations:

Expatriate assignments will not be considered.

Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.

Regulatory Disclosure for US Positions:


Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.

Chevron participates in E-Verify in certain locations as required by law

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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