Cook - URJ Olin Sang Ruby Institute (Oconomowoc, WI)
This part-time position is located in Oconomowoc, WI.
Assist the Food
Service Manager in providing nutritious, well-prepared meals, which are served to
all campers, staff, and guests.
in the daily operations of the camps food service.
Prepare and cook food
as the menu indicates utilizing frying,
boiling, broiling, steaming, roasting of meat, poultry, seafood, fish,
vegetables, salads, soups, and gravies.
including washing and peeling.
pastries, muffins, etc.
Set up food,
supplies, and utensils for dining hall distribution.
Store food and
leftovers at proper temperature.
in routine sanitation of the kitchen and related equipment.
Clean and maintain
all food-preparation and storage areas.
cleaning of prep, serving, and dining hall dishes.
waste, reuse items, and recycle as indicated through the camps procedures.
as a member of a food service team.
and job tasks with other cooks, dining hall manager, and kitchen assistants.
Assist with supervising
or directing the work of the kitchen assistants.
Other Job Duties:
may be given to tasks related to maintenance of bathrooms and laundry areas
that serve the kitchen staff and functions.
have a designated relationship with the their supervisors and the food service
managers, and through them may relate directly or indirectly to program staff
and counselors related to integration of the food service in the mission and
program goals of the camp. Cooks will
often have direct communication with the health director related to dietary
needs of campers and staff.
those pieces of equipment that are utilized in the kitchen by this position.
Qualifications: (Minimum Education and Experience)
institutional or food service setting.
Desire to work in
the food service area.
standards of food preparation and serving, storage of food, and kitchen
Knowledge, Skills, and
Knowledge of current
health and safety laws and practices is essential.
Knowledge of and
experience in preparation of special dietary foods including vegetarian foods.
Knowledge of food
Physical Aspects of
Ability to lift and
carry 50 pounds including unloading food, supplies, and equipment as needed.
Visual and auditory
ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards of the site
and facilities and camper and staff behavior.
Physical ability to
operate kitchen equipment according to safe, recommended methods.
and endurance to perform tasks while standing/walking for long periods of time
(60 minutes or more).
Ability to provide
first aid and to assist campers and staff in an emergency.
cleanliness of dishes, food surfaces, and kitchen area.