Olympic Campus Cook

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The Cook reports to the Food Service Hospitality Manager and is responsible for preparing dinner using existing recipes and methods for groups of up to 200 people. The Cook washes dishes and sometimes functions as host and performs daily sweeping, mopping, restroom cleaning and other general cleaning. The Cook also performs many other cleaning and light maintenance duties around campus. This position is seasonal from approximately mid February through approximately mid November. 

This position takes place at our campus in Olympic National Park, and cannot be performed remotely.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Prepare, serve and clean up after meals in accordance with established procedures and checklists.
  • Check in and put away food deliveries, keep storage areas organized. 
  • Perform daily cleaning such as sweeping, mopping, restroom cleaning and other general cleaning. 
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment.
  • Monitor and record cooking and food storage temperatures in accordance with U.S. public health standards. 
  • Perform physical tasks requiring lifting up to 50 pounds such as moving equipment, supplies and furniture. 
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with all staff, guests and Olympic National Park visitors and staff.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 


  • $17/hr
  • Full benefits, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, retirement plan, and paid vacation, training days and sick leave.

Who You Are

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and consistently to high standards. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work cheerfully as part of a team under sometimes stressful conditions. 
  • Must be willing and able to work weekends, evenings and early mornings. 
  • Experience in foodservice desirable. 
  • Able to acquire a county food handler’s card.

*All NatureBridge Employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Final shot must occur 15 days or more before the start date. Here is the link to our full policy: NatureBridge COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. You must also pass a background check in order to be eligible for employment.

Why Should You Join the NatureBridge Team

  • We are a mission-driven organization that values your contributions and supports you in making a positive impact on youth and the environment.
  • Work in a beautiful natural setting with other dedicated staff who are passionate about their jobs and the environment.
  • Become part of a hard-working team that likes to make their work fun.

How to Apply

Please submit a resume, cover letter and three references to olympicfacility@naturebridge.org.