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SUMMER STAFF JOB DESCRIPTION: KITCHEN DIRECTOR
Ryan French, Camp Director
PO Box 95, New York, NY 10028
Phone (212) 737-8258
Fax (917) 591-1757
camp@shilohnyc.org

General Responsibilities:
To prepare food orders for the Camp Shiloh kitchen and to assure the smooth operation of the kitchen by performing the following duties.
Ratio: 1 Director for the camp season
Qualifications and Certifications:
 High School Diploma or equivalent
 1-2 years’ experience
 Valid SERVSafe certificate or equivalent
 Proficiency in modern business communications including personal computers, electronic mail, voicemail, facsimile and copier equipment
 Supervisory experience preferred
 Proficiency in the safe operation of all kitchen equipment and Department of Health regulations.
Responsible to: Camp Directors
General Areas of Responsibilities:(List not inclusive of all duties)
 Abide by Department of Health (DOH) regulations regarding proper kitchen hygiene and maintenance.
 Ensure that quality and quantity of food meet standards for meal patterns established by designated regulatory agencies (i.e. USDA, SFSP, etc.)
 Receive and inspect incoming product for quality and quantity, and ensure prompt and proper storage
 Supervise and participate in the requisition, inspection, preparation, cooking and portioning of food in accordance with quality standards
 Prepare meals accurately according to written recipes
 Recommend changes in recipe/cooking method to improve quality of food
 Supervise and coordinate daily activities of staff (sous chefs and volunteers) engaged in food preparation, meal service and cleanup
 Ensure safe handling and proper temperature control of prepared foods
 Maintain weekly inventory
 Submit food orders to vendors in a timely manner
 Ensure security of refrigerators, freezers, storerooms, and office before leaving for the day
 Check cleanliness and sanitation of kitchen, and equipment, dining area, and adherence to sanitation standards
 Supervise and participate in the training other kitchen personnel in their duties and responsibilities
 Consult with Camp Director as to schedule, menu and any other problems
 Complete SFSP Documentation/Logs or delegate and supervise
 Submit weekly vendor invoices and any additional receipts to Business Manager for ED.
 Perform additional duties as assigned
Work Conditions:
Must have the physical ability to lead and participate in camp activities which include, but are not limited to, hiking, swimming, team building initiatives, building campfires, physical games, and activities.
Must be capable of carrying loads of up to 90 pounds and able to traverse hilly and uneven terrain without undue exertion.
Work in conditions that will create dirt and dust.
Perform essential program support to camp activities and programs which may include, but not limited to the following activities: semi – reaching to full-reach overhead, crouching, kneeling, shoveling, working in narrow and/or confining spaces underground, overhead, and at ground level, twisting of the waist, shoulders, and legs, and lying on stomach and/or back.
Must have the ability to physically manage and support children when needed for safety in general camp activities (child weighing 50 - 200 pounds).
Ability to perform a variety of tasks outdoor in different climate.



Shiloh is an equal opportunity employer