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Ojai Valley Cook

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JOB SUMMARY:

Prepares meals within quality, quantity and service guidelines.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Prepares meals within quality and quantity guidelines using standardized recipes and menus.
Provides leadership in absence of Culinary Manager.
Assists in training for cooks and other staff as directed by the Culinary Manager.
Maintains kitchen facility, including equipment, following health and safety guidelines.
Reports needed repairs to Culinary Manager and Director of Operations.
Maintains set-up, clean-up, and serving systems.
Seeks to develop capabilities in areas of leadership and food preparation.
Actively supports and participates in spiritual life activities including prayer and devotionals.
Performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

High school diploma or equivalent required.
Maintains a valid California Driver’s License.
At least one year of prior experience in related food service position.
Knowledgeable about and be able to enforce food service health and safety guidelines.
QUALIFICATIONS: 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Uphold and support the Mission, Vision and Core Values of Forest Home
Ability to hear from God and pray with people in person or on the phone
Assume responsibility for initiating a pleasant atmosphere by displaying a professional attitude through performance, appearance, and demeanor
Actively supports and participates in the staff spiritual life activities
Regular, timely attendance
Signed statement of faith
A self-starter.
Good people service skills, with the ability to provide service and streamline processes without compromising the integrity of the department or Forest Home and its policies and procedures.
Able to accomplish assigned projects as assigned by the Culinary Manager.
Able to perform high quality work.
Servant heart and Christ-like attitude.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: No supervisory responsibilities

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with a disability to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, and requires sufficient hand, arm, and finger dexterity to operate small and large kitchen appliances and tools. Requires moderate to heavy physical work; some lifting, pushing, or pulling of objects over 50 pounds. Requires visual acuity to read words and numbers and speaking and hearing ability sufficient to communicate in person.

ADA: The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. This job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. WORK

ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud at times.

FOREST HOME EMPLOYMENT STATEMENT: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. All terms and conditions of Forest Home’s at-will employment, duties, and responsibilities are subject to the Forest Home Employee Handbook.

FOREST HOME CORE VALUES

Surrender to Christ (Romans 12:1-2)

Abide with the Lord daily through study of His Word and prayer
Surrender to the Lord daily through obedience to His Word
Worship the Lord with the Forest Home Community
Commit to grow in your faith through regular attendance at a local church
Prioritize God, Family, and Work appropriately
Be prepared to share your testimony with staff or guests
Walk in Biblical purity (1 Timothy 4:12) by rejecting one's sinful nature
Love (I Corinthians 13)

Display the fruit of the Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control (Galatians 5:22)
Be respectful to others
Demonstrate compassion
Serve (Philippians 2:3-11)

Give generously to God and others through time, talent and treasure
Seek to put others’ needs above your own
Demonstrate humility in both spirit and deed
Actively look for ways to serve
Walk in Integrity (Titus 2:11-12, Proverbs 4:23-27)

Show loyalty to others, even when they are not present
Do the right thing, even when others are not present
Extend trust and seek to believe the best in others
Ask for forgiveness quickly when necessary
Be truthful and transparent with others
Strive for Excellence (Colossians 3:23-24)

Demonstrate accountability with time and resources
Request and receive training
Desire to improve, and challenge others to do the same
Commit to exceeding guest expectations
Refuse mediocrity
Engage in Community (I Thessalonians 5:11-13)

Seek first to understand before being understood
Communicate clearly, empathetically and respectfully
Work through conflict Biblically (Matthew 18-15-17)
Participate in intentional and purposeful community activities
Partner with teammates for the goal of unity and team effectiveness
Play and appreciate “campy” fun
Faithfully pray for one another
Innovate (Ephesians 3:20-21)

Dream Big
Proactively seek solutions
Think outside the box
Dream, plan and execute new ideas
Acknowledge and trust that all things are possible through Jesus Christ our Lord (Matthew 19:26)

Location: Ojai Valley, CA

Time:  Part-Time Year Round
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Food Services

 

 

Updated: 11/18/2019 1:33:28 PM

Job Contact:
Nikki Clark
(909) 389-2300

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Why work at Forest Home Christian Camps and Conference Center:

Forest Home Staff Members are motivated by their passion for sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with nearly 40,000 men, women, and children every year who visit our seven camp centers! Prayer is the cornerstone of our ministry at Forest Home; and as we surrender to Him and walk in obedience to His Word, our staff is used in mighty ways. If you have a passion for people coming to know Jesus Christ, desire to serve the Lord in the unique ways He has gifted you, and you are interested in exploring a ministry opportunity at Forest Home Inc., we welcome you to begin the process by checking out our current openings.

40000 Valley of the Falls Dr.
    Forest Falls, CA 92339-9674

(909) 389-2300

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