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Summer Camp Cook

Elbert, CO 80106

Posted: 07/22/24 Industry: Food Service Job Number: TS95555573 Pay Rate: $20-25 / hour

Job Description

Job Store Staffing is looking for a Summer Camp Cook in the Elbert, CO area who will be serving campers entering 2nd through 11th grade. We are looking for someone who is high-energy, creative, open-minded, and enthusiastic with prior experience working in food service. Individuals of all backgrounds, faiths, and families are welcome.
At our client’s camp, they aim to create an environment for campers that fosters social, spiritual, and emotional growth. Their inclusive and unique community is a place for people to thrive, be creative, and teach about something they truly care about; sharing that passion with future generations.

Location: Elbert, CO, 80106
Pay: $20 - $25 per hour
Duration: Seasonal: May 15th - August 15th

Job Description:
This camp’s Kitchen Staff have one of the most important and integral jobs at summer camp: assisting the chef team in ensuring everyone receives a meal. They are responsible for cooking all the meals at camp, assisting with kitchen clean up, and keeping all meals and the kitchen kosher to put out high quality meals for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks for about 250 people each day. 

  • Prepare and cook all camp meals safely and in accordance with kashrut practices - which includes using a stovetop, gas grill, broiler, and convection oven
  • Assist in organizing and inventory of food deliveries
  • Be aware of allergy information and ensure separation of allergens per camp policies
  • Ensure that all cleaning and sanitizing practices are in accordance with health department regulations and licensing requirements
  • Participate in camp activities when possible
  • Other duties as assigned including shifting roles as needed and providing food for programming as needed

Physical Demands and Working Environment:
  • Physical Demands: This job requires the incumbent to have operative auditory and visual functioning. Employee must also be able to walk upwards of two (2) miles each day, including use of stairs and uneven terrain.
  • Work Environment: Working conditions may include being in loud, indoor spaces as well as spending extended time outdoors under the sun. Must have the ability to work in a hectic, sometimes stressful environment while maintaining the standard of care.

  • Must meet all requirements for employment with our client including: background screening, three references, documentation, and compliance with CDHS law
  • Must attend Staff Orientation from 5/22/2024 - 6/9/2024
  • Must live at camp or be able to commute for the summer season
  • Must have 2 years of kitchen experience or culinary degree in progress
  • Prior kitchen experience or culinary degree in progress 
  • Strong understanding of dietary needs, food allergies, and kosher laws 
  • ServSafe certification (preferred) 

Please note: This client company values diversity and inclusiveness and is an equal opportunity employer.

Meet Your Recruiter

Tracy Silloway
Jr. Recruiter- Colorado Springs

Tracy is originally from Colorado Springs, Colorado and earned her Bachelor’s degree in English Education from CSU Fort Collins. With her professional background in teaching, Tracy has always enjoyed working with people and helping others reach their greatest potential. Tracy joined the Job Store Staffing team in January of 2024 and strives to lead with compassion and build trusting relationships with companies and employees.

Tracy also loves to play music, stay active outdoors, and hang out with her adorable cat named Lucy. 

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