Every year, California Waterfowl hosts camps that teach aspiring hunters the nuts and bolts of waterfowl hunting and conservation. Many of the camps also include the Hunter Education, so campers can earn their Hunter Ed certificate—the prerequisite for getting a hunting license in California. It’s a one-stop shop for a lifetime of outdoor adventures!
The Camp Food Service Manager ensures that high quality and nutritional food is provided to camp participants and staff. The manager provides an environment which supports the camp’s vision of growing and building relationships in an outdoor setting. The position manages the camp’s food service operation within the established budget and maintains the highest standards of health and sanitation possible. The manager supervises kitchen staff, the ordering and preparation of food and menu planning. The manager supervises the outdoor kitchen and maintains cleanliness of the grills and griddles and oversees the serving of food to campers and staff.
Qualifications: Minimum age of 21. Minimum of two years of experience in working in food service preparation and delivery Minimum of one year of experience supervising or directing kitchen staff. Upon hire, completion of CWA provided First Aid and CPR certification. Food Safe Certification by the county Public Health Department or the ability to obtain the certification. Effective verbal communication skills. Basic computer skills. Ability and desire to work with camp staff and other young people. Ability to work within a diverse group. Experience cooking outdoors on open flame grills and griddle. Preferred: Prior experience working in camp food service. Knowledge of kitchen equipment operation. Post-secondary education in nutrition. Dedication to the philosophy and mission of California Waterfowl.
Essential Functions: Develop menu plans that support healthy, nutritious meals for campers, groups and participants within the established budget. Maintains an appropriate inventory of food supplies working with food providers to ensure quality of food supplies. Provides menu options for a wide variety of dietary needs and restrictions. Prepares or oversees the preparation and delivery of meals. Develops and enforces safety and cleanliness protocols. Manages kitchen staff and volunteers for timely meal service. Maintains positive relationships with campers, staff and volunteers which support the camping vision.
Work Site, Term, and Compensation: The work site is at the Grizzly Ranch Conservation Education center in the Suisun Marsh, near Suisun City. Room and board is available on campus in CWA provided housing for the duration of six 5-day long summer camp cycles between June and August with Fridays and Saturdays being off days. All meals and uniform shirts will be provided by CWA for this time frame. The position is part time- full time 35-40 hours/week from June 1st to July 28th with compensation of a $15 / hour. California Waterfowl is an equal opportunity employer.
Deadline and application process: Position is open until filled. Qualified individuals will be contacted for interviews. Email resume to Taylor Byars, [email protected]