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Food Service Lead

This position is critical to the ministry of Sky Ranch and contributes directly to our mission of
leading youth and families to know and follow Christ. This position is responsible for assisting the
Food Services Kitchen Manager at Cave Springs. The Food Service Lead supports the ministries of Sky
Ranch by assisting the Manager with planning and preparing delicious meals for guests, and
maintaining cleanliness, service, and product quality standards in all cabins, public spaces, restrooms,
offices, and meeting rooms. This position is responsible for overseeing daily schedules, purchasing
supplies/equipment, supervising employees in the absence of the FS Manager.

Assist FS Manager in all facets of food service at Cave Springs. This includes but is not limited to:
Assist in managing all cook staff with all meal prep to serve guests and staff per meal during the summer and meet the varying needs of the retreat season.
Assist with making sure guests are served a reasonable variety of meal options with plenty of food available for all guests, all in a timely manner to fit the daily program schedule.
Follow all kitchen and food safety standards.
Ensure that all food is properly cooked and prepared according to all health standards.
Plate and serve meals in a visually appealing manner to ensure that guests are welcomed.
Maintain a clean and orderly work environment within the kitchen and dining areas.
Ensure that all areas are properly cleaned and sanitized according to all applicable health codes.
Ensure food storage is done according to health codes and all storage equipment is working properly.
Deal appropriately and creatively with any food allergies or sensitivities, so that all guests are treated and served well.
Plan menus and food ordering for a variety of guest groups to maintain and/or beat a set budget.
Back-up supervisor by managing staff on execution of all food service tasks. This includes scheduling, ensuring quality work, and any follow-up for correcting action.

Maintain compliance with Sky Ranch’s employee policies and procedures.
Maintain compliance with all state and federal laws and regulatory requirements.
Perform other duties as required.


Secondary Education

One year of related work experience

Food Handler’s Certificate

Knowledge of safety procedures appropriate to duties.
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing excellent customer service. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Excellent cooking skills and understanding of working in a commercial kitchen, generally acquired through a minimum of three years of related experience in food service.
Proficient working knowledge and ability to use various office software including, but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook.

Excellent leadership skills necessary to appropriately influence people to achieve a desired outcome.
Excellent interpersonal skills, and relationship building skills.
Ability to relate positively, influentially, and sensitively to a broad spectrum of persons in a variety of multi-tiered relationships and settings to include guests, co-workers, and peers.
Ability to investigate and analyze information and draw conclusions.
Ability to provide logistical planning.
Ability to exercise independent thinking and initiative.
Ability to speak, read, and write proficiently in English. Excellent, professional written communication skills. Ability to speak clearly in face to face interactions; to articulate with accuracy on the telephone and through e-mail. Excellent listening skills.
Excellent organizational skills; ability to multi-task and manage a variety of tasks.
Ability to communicate the vision and values of Sky Ranch to both internal and external customers.
Excellent, professional written communication skills.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.


Kitchen equipment

Much physical effort on a routine basis; ability to use up to 50 pounds of force occasionally.
Ability to grasp, push, pull, carry or otherwise manipulate objects; ability to perform tasks requiring action of muscles or groups of muscles and foot and/or hand-eye coordination.

Works primarily indoors in a kitchen, dining hall, or office environment.
Some limited exposure to physical risk while working with cooking equipment.

Commitment to Christian principles and teachings both professionally and personally. Must be able to
fully support Sky Ranch’s Doctrinal Statement. An active membership in a church whose spiritual beliefs
are aligned with Sky Ranch’s Doctrinal Statement.

Commitment to Sky Ranch’s Vision, Mission, Values (Who We A.R.E.) and Principles (WOW, Stewardship, and
Excellence) demonstrated in daily behavior.

Must demonstrate annually a clear background check and review of child safety practices as required for
camp accreditation by the American Camping Association.

Possess personal spiritual discipline that models a proactive approach toward personal, spiritual, and
relational health.

Sky Ranch is a year-round recreational camp ministry, with locations in Texas, Colorado, and Oklahoma. Our mission is to lead youth and families to know and follow Christ. For over 65 years, we’ve created experiences in engaging camp environments, helping parents and leaders inspire, challenge, and encourage. Come join us!

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



Updated: 6/21/2023 6:54:26 PM

Job Contact:
Callie Moore
(469) 896-3618

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Why work at Sky Ranch Cave Springs:

Sky Ranch is one of North America's premiere Christian Camping organizations, with locations in Texas, Colorado, and Oklahoma, offering programs year-round. Sky Ranch exists to provide people with a positive, recreational, fun, and memorable experience, while being exposed to the truths of the Word of God.

7750 S 655 Rd
    Quapaw, OK 74363

(469) 896-3618

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