4-H Summer Camp Sous Chef/Kitchen Assistant - Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center - R00042148

4-H Summer Camp Sous Chef/Kitchen Assistant

Description: The Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center seeks a Sous Chef/Kitchen Assistant for our summer camp located in Pollock, LA.Grant Walker serves as a 4-H summer camp to children in 4th – 6th grade.


  • Experience in institutional or large quantity food service.
  • Current ServSafe certification preferred.
  • Willingness to follow directions and work as a team member.
  • Knowledge of food safety procedures.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Able to interact positively with all age levels.
  • Must complete the employee background screening process and be approved by LSU AgCenter Human Resource Management.


  • Maintain a clean, sanitary, and safe environment for food handling, storage, and service.
  • Clean and maintain all food service areas; including kitchen, dining hall, refrigerators, coolers, dishwashing area, storage, and back loading area.
  • Be alert to equipment and facilities to ensure appropriate utilization, proper care/cleaning, and maintenance.
  • Perform inspections of equipment as assigned by Chef/Kitchen Director.
  • Assist in receiving, and inventory of food, supplies, and equipment.
  • Follow and uphold all safety, security rules and procedures.
  • Be a role model to all campers and staff in attitude and behavior.
  • Set a good example for campers and others regarding general camp procedures and practices including sanitation, personal hygiene, language, and following of schedules.
  • Know, understand, demonstrate, and share Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center rules, policies and traditions.
  • Adhere to schedules provided by the Kitchen Director.

Job Duties:

  • Assist in production of daily meals for approximately 550 youth and adults.
  • Clean, organize and reset kitchen, service, and dining area following each meal.
  • Ensure high-quality camp meal experiences.
  • Other duties as assigned by Camp Director and Kitchen Director.

Physical Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Work with groups (of varying age, skill, 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.
  • Ability to enforce safety regulations and procedures.
  • Be prepared to use all kitchen equipment on site correctly and in a safe manner.
  • Duties may include/require:
    • Prolonged standing, bending, stooping and walking
    • Hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate equipment
    • Lifting up to 50 pounds
    • Extended exposure to heat
    • Irregular hours, on occasion

Reports to:

  • Chef/Kitchen Director
  • Camp Director

Hours/Salary/Housing: Morning and evening shifts are available.Salary will commensurate with experience.Workdays are Monday-Friday each week for ten weeks.The Sous Chef/Assistant Director will require worktime at camp before the camping season begins to assist the Kitchen Director with kitchen set-up, and menu review/planning.

Dates Available: Camp begins on May 18, 2020, and ends July 29, 2020.Camp is not in session the week of June 22-26, 2020.

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 14, 2020, or until a suitable candidate is identified.

12/17/2019 8:07:09 PM
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