To assist the Food Service Manager and Cook in preparing and serving nutritious meals and in maintaining the cleanliness and sanitation of the kitchen and dishwashing area.
Essential Job Functions:
1. Assist in the daily operations of the camp food service.
Assist in the preparation of food as the menu indicates including washing and peeling.
Set up food, supplies, and utensils for dining hall distribution.
Store food and leftovers at proper temperature.
2. Assist in routine sanitation of the kitchen and related equipment.
Clean and maintain all food-preparation and storage areas.
Wash all dishes, serving and preparation equipment, and utensils according to regulated washing methods and temperatures.
Reduce waste, reuse items, and recycle as indicated through the camp's procedures.
3. Assist in the preparation and packaging of food for use outside the camp dining hall.
Work with cooks and other staff in reviewing overnight requests to ensure adequate and accurate amounts and variety.
Prepare and store pack out food according to camp and health code procedures.
Advise staff on equipment or preparation materials needed for identified menu choices.
Other Job Duties:
Kitchen assistants have a designated relationship with the their supervisor, the Food Service Manager or cook, and through them may relate directly or indirectly to program staff and Counselors in regard to overnights, dishwashing etc. Kitchen Assistants may be under the age of 18 and therefore may require additional supervision when not on kitchen duty. Adherence to Child Labor laws is essential.
Qualifications: (Minimum Education and Experience)
Desire to work in the food service area.
Knowledge of food preparation and serving, storage of food and dishwashing procedures is preferred.
California Food Handler's Card
Clean Background Check and license screening
Physical Aspects of the Job:
Ability to lift and carry 30 pounds including unloading food, carry trays of dishes, lifting supplies and equipment as needed.
Visual ability to identify and respond to environmental hazards.
Physical ability to operate kitchen equipment according to safe recommended methods.
Physical mobility and endurance to perform tasks while standing for long periods of time (60 minutes or more).
Determine cleanliness of dishes, food surfaces, and kitchen area.
Rustic outdoor sleeping, camp provides cots and mattresses, applicants provide sleeping bags.
Outoor showers and outhouse bathrooms
Dates: From June-August 12, 2018. Salarly is based on California minimum wage and a 60 hour work week.
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