Golden Gate

Kitchen Assistant

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The Kitchen Assistant Level I works on the Kitchen Team to accomplish the goals and objectives of the Food Service Department. This is primarily a dishwashing and custodial position in the kitchen. Secondary duties related to food preparation and service as assigned.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Wash dishes, pots and pans.
  • Maintain and clean the Kitchen and Equipment.
  • Receive and stock deliveries of food and supplies.
  • Help to set up buffet.
  • Help cooks in the preparation of meals.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Experience, Competencies & Education

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Physical and mental endurance.
  • Promptness and a positive attitude.
  • Ability to follow direction.
  • Able to work well with other staff.
  • Able to work efficiently under pressure and time limits.
  • Food service experience preferred.

Working Conditions & Physical Demands

Regular early morning, evening and weekend work may be required. While performing the duties of this job; the employee is occasionally exposed to weather conditions at the time. Inside the kitchen the employee is exposed to extreme heat and cold, wet and humid conditions, fire, boiling liquids, knives, moving mechanical parts, fumes and airborne particles, toxic chemicals and the risk of electrical shock. The employee will be working in a confined area with other kitchen employees. The noise level of the work environment is usually loud.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk or hear, taste and smell. The employee must be able to lift and or move up to 50 pounds. This employee will use culinary tools, machines and equipment along with major kitchen appliances. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Compensation

Competitive salary, depending on experience. Excellent benefits package including medical insurance, retirement plan, plus generous vacation, holiday and sick leave plans. This position does not come with housing.

Application Process

NatureBridge is an equal opportunity employer. Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a high priority. No calls, faxes or printed materials please. No agencies please. Position is open until filled. Looking for immediate hire, contingent on successful background check and fingerprinting.

To apply send a resume and cover letter to goldengatefacilitiessearch@naturebridge.org.

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