Camp Cook

One Heartland
26001 Heinz Road
Willow River, MN 55795
United States

Job Start Date
Job End Date
Application Closing Date
From $13 To $13.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Summer Camp - Overnight
Work Schedule
Sleep-Away Camp
No Travel

Job Description
Job Summary:
Under the supervision of the Head Cook, this seasonal position will work full or part time (full time preferred) during the summer months, and casual/on-call in the off season (if desired). The Cook prepares and serves high-quality, nutritious, and camper-friendly meals for up to 150 participants at any one time, assists with clean-up and inventory, and ensures all health and safety standards are met. Interested applicants should have prior food service or culinary training and/or experience and work well as part of a team. Optional on-site housing is available during the summer months. Anticipated pay rate is $12.50/hour, or weekly rate plus room and board for candidates interested in living on-site for the summer.
Principal Responsibilities:
  • Be on time for scheduled shifts and in appropriate attire; maintain personal hygiene to ensure food quality and safety
  • Prepare and cook meals and snacks for up to 150 people
  • Ensure that all food is prepared in accordance with all food safety guidelines
  • Prepare food to One Heartland standards and individual group special needs/allergies
  • Oversee the cleaning of kitchen, dining hall areas and dishes
  • Manage workflow and mealtimes so prepared food is not held longer than necessary
  • Communicate in an effective and timely manner with Head Cook and Program/Facility Director to relay information regarding meals, staff, equipment, inventory, etc.
  • Be kind and courteous to all staff as well as to all participants, guests, and groups; acts in a professional and friendly manner to ensure positive relations with participants, families, community, volunteers, visitors and staff
  • Other tasks as assigned and pitching in where needed without direct assignment
Job Requirements
Qualifications and Ideal Traits:
Compassionate and open-minded especially for the communities we serve at One Heartland (LGBTQ+, HIV/AIDS, currently or formerly unhoused).
Prior food service or culinary experience and/or training
Attention to detail and cleanliness
Ability to direct, communicate and work well with others
Positive, outgoing, friendly demeanor
ServSafe Food Handler Certification or ability to attain prior to employment

Physical Requirements:
Frequently exposed to crowds and high noise levels
Ability to lift and carry heavy objects (up to 50 pounds)
Ability to work while standing and tolerate extreme heat and cold
Sit, stoop, kneel, crouch
Work with chemical cleaners and sanitizers
Able to be present in kitchen/serving area throughout entire meal service ensuring all needs are met
Able to observe cleanliness of dishes, food-contact surfaces, and kitchen areas and assess the condition of food.
One Heartland
Katie Bartels
26001 Heinz Road
Willow River MN 55795
United States
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