4-H SUMMER CAMP CHEF/KITCHEN DIRECTOR - GRANT WALKER 4-H EDUCATIONAL CENTER - R00030171

Stephen Smith  |  12/10/2018 5:25:56 PM

4-H Summer Camp Chef/Kitchen Director

DESCRIPTION: The Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center seeks a Chef/Kitchen Director for 4-H camp located in Pollock, LA. Grant Walker serves as a 4-H summer camp to youth 9-12 years of age, and currently in the 4th-6th grade.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • Current ServSafe certification preferred
  • Must complete the employee background screening process and be approved by the LSU AgCenter Human Resource Management unit.
  • Experience in institutional or large food service setting
  • Knowledge and experience in food service: ordering, inventory, budgeting, food preparation, line serving, cleaning, and institutional/commercial kitchen equipment
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws concerning food service operations
  • Willingness to follow directions from Camp Director and kitchen advisors
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to ask for assistance when needed or desired
  • Ability to interact with all age levels
  • Capability to relate to youth and young adults in a positive manner
  • Assist in the coordinating and conducting staff training for kitchen staff
  • Develop kitchen assignments for kitchen staff based on their area(s) of experience
  • Maintain a safe and sanitary environment for food handling, storage, and serving
  • Conduct weekly inspections of all kitchen equipment and facilities to ensure proper utilization, care, and maintenance.
  • Report equipment/facility/food issues promptly to Camp Director
  • Plan appropriate quantities of nutritious and healthy meals
  • Work within budget provided to create food orders and any menu adjustments that are needed
  • Confirm, accept, unload and inventory deliveries of food, supplies, and equipment
  • Communicate correct procedures and practices to kitchen staff
  • Must follow Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center's rules, policies, and traditions
  • Adhere to mealtime schedules, clean-up, and prep time.
  • Be a positive role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior
  • Create daily meal plans for approximately 550 campers and staff
  • Clean, organize, reset kitchen, service, and dining area following each meal
  • Supervise up to 12 kitchen staff
  • Ensure high-quality meal experiences for all attendees at camp
  • Other duties as assigned by Camp Director
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Work with large groups (of varying age, ability, and experience levels) to provide necessary instruction and information
  • Effective visual and auditory skills. Be able to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards
  • Enforce safety policies and procedures
  • Be prepared to use all kitchen equipment on site correctly and in a safe manner
  • Duties will include/require:
    • Prolonged standing, bending, stooping, and walking
    • Hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate equipment
    • Some heavy lifting
    • Extended exposure to heat
    • Irregular work hours on occasion
  • Camp Director
  • Sous Chef/Kitchen Assistant
  • Line Cooks/Kitchen Staff

RESPONSIBILITIES: · Assist in the coordinating and conducting staff training for kitchen staff

· Develop kitchen assignments for kitchen staff based on their area(s) of experience

· Maintain a safe and sanitary environment for food handling, storage, and serving

· Conduct weekly inspections of all kitchen equipment and facilities to ensure proper utilization, care, and maintenance.

· Report equipment/facility/food issues promptly to Camp Director

· Plan appropriate quantities of nutritious and healthy meals

· Work within budget provided to create food orders and any menu adjustments that are needed

· Confirm, accept, unload and inventory deliveries of food, supplies, and equipment

· Communicate correct procedures and practices to kitchen staff

· Must follow Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center's rules, policies, and traditions

· Adhere to mealtime schedules, clean-up, and prep time.

· Be a positive role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior

Job Duties: · Create daily meal plans for approximately 550 campers and staff

· Clean, organize, reset kitchen, service, and dining area following each meal


· Supervise up to 12 kitchen staff

· Ensure high-quality meal experiences for all attendees at camp

· Other duties as assigned by Camp Director


Physical Aspects of the Job:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Work with large groups (of varying age, ability, and experience levels) to provide necessary instruction and information
  • Effective visual and auditory skills. Be able to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards
  • Enforce safety policies and procedures
  • Be prepared to use all kitchen equipment on site correctly and in a safe manner
  • Duties will include/require:
    • Prolonged standing, bending, stooping, and walking
    • Hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate equipment
    • Some heavy lifting
    • Extended exposure to heat
    • Irregular work hours on occasion

Reports to: · Camp Director

Supervises:

  • Sous Chef/Kitchen Assistant
  • Line Cooks/Kitchen Staff

HOURS/SALARY/HOUSING: Two shifts will be available (morning and evening). Salary will commensurate with experience. Housing is also available onsite throughout the season.Work days are Monday through Friday each week for ten weeks. Chef/Kitchen Director will require worktime before the camping season begins for ordering, kitchen set-up, hiring of kitchen staff and menu/review and planning.

DATES AVAILABLE: Camp starts on May 20, 2019, and ends July 31, 2019. The camp is not in session the week of June 17-21, 2019.The required training period will be the week of May 13 – May 17, 2019.

Work days are Monday through Friday each week for ten weeks. Chef/Kitchen Director will require worktime before the camping season begins for ordering, kitchen set-up, hiring of kitchen staff and menu/review and planning.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Must apply online at https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU

Must submit a cover letter, resume, and two letters of recommendation to be considered complete.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 15, 2019, or until suitable candidate is identified.

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