Company Name:

Echo Hill Outdoor School

Location:

Worton, Maryland

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Food Service

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:

High School or equivalent

Date Posted:

April 13, 2017

Summer Food Service Manager/Head Cook

Summer Food Service Manager/Head Cook Position

Echo Hill Outdoor School Summer Explore Program

Echo Hill Outdoor School, Worton Maryland.  Nonprofit outdoor environmental education school on the upper Chesapeake Bay seeks self-motivated, organized, creative and energetic person as head cook and food service director for summer program.  Programs are primarily semi-wilderness five and three day camping trips that prepare their own food during the trip.  Single and multi-day land based programs take place on the school’s main campus with well-equipped dining hall facility (Harris Hall).

Qualifications: Strong desire to be part of a staff community.  Candidate must have prior food service experience (healthy cooking skills imperative) for residential groups.  Experience with outdoor education and /or food management is beneficial.  Logistical and organizational skills are vital.  Attention to detail is essential.

  • Standard First Aid and Professional Rescuer CPR certifications are requested.
  • Criminal Background check required upon employment.
  • Candidate must be self-directed, enthusiastic, an effective time manager, able to communicate and work cooperatively with a staff of 25.
  • Position is Primarily Monday through Friday, with some weekend days (hours vary weekly).

Responsibilities:

  • Provide family style meals for small residential groups (10 – 25, occasional weekly seatings of 50 – 70 people). 
  • Plan meals/menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Coordinate with directors and handle all ordering, purchasing and availability of necessary food. (Serving local produce as often as possible is a priority.)
  • Oversee menu planning and food packing for 3 and 5 day camping trips.
  • Prepare meals, serve, properly store and thoroughly clean up after mealtime.
  • Supervise and orient various program staff as they rotate into kitchen assistant role.
  • Maintain safe food handling standards during preparation and storage.
  • Maintain cleanliness of kitchen areas (counters, floors, walk-in, freezer, dry storage, floors, trash and recycling. Supervise others in this process).

Contract Dates and Benefits:  Personal Interview Required.

Flexible start and end dates:  June 1-9 through August 20-30, 2017.  Ten to twelve week full time position.

Weekly pay varies, $400-$600.00 based on qualifications, experience and program demands.

Shared housing with program staff is an option (room and board.)

Staff medical reimbursement plan is available.

To Apply:  Send resume and three reference contacts to:

Betsy McCown

Echo Hill Outdoor School

13655 Bloomingneck Rd.

Worton, MD 21678

410-348-5880

jobs@ehos.org

www.ehos.org

Company Name:

Echo Hill Outdoor School

Location:

Worton, Maryland

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Food Service

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:

High School or equivalent

Date Posted:

April 13, 2017

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