Purpose for the Position

Our staff provides the setting and support services that allow our guests and summer campers to grow in their relationships with God. This position is to lead a team in management of the food service department. This position also works as a team member, answering directly to the Operations Director, to help the quality of all services and programs offered by Twin Rocks.

Essential Responsibilities

Lead food services as the manager and organizer of the team as well as a team member  in the following duties.

Menu Planning
Inventory & ordering of food and related items/equipment
Receiving food deliveries and storing these items in accordance with health and safety guidelines.
Budgeting meal costs and negotiating with vendors to protect Twin Rocks finances.
Scheduling kitchen dishroom and Housekeeping (Many staff serve in the kitchen, dishroom and housekeeping so it’s easiest to keep them all under one scheduler)
Direct preparation of breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Preparation of specific menu items, predominately main course and accompaniment foods
Serve food to guests and camp staff
Wash pots and pans; dishroom when other staff are not scheduled
Deep cleaning of kitchen facilities as time allows

Additionally the Food service director as a senior leadership position will work with other senior leaders to help ensure that all areas of camp are able to provide excellent service. This requires leadership through word and dead meaning sometimes you will be called on to help outside of the department. The most common way being in Housekeeping/Turnovers though this position does do less of that than most.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

  • An attitude of service and a commitment to Twin Rocks Friends Camp and its ministry
  • An evangelical Christian commitment and lifestyle consistent with the organizational goals, including a signed agreement with Twin Rocks statement of faith and community responsibilities
  • Ability to communicate effectively in giving and following instructions
  • Significant successful food service leadership

Skills and Abilities

  • Maintain a viable, growing relationship with Christ and exemplify that relationship in daily life
  • Ability to direct the full process of food service from menu planning to purchasing, scheduling, preparation, delivery, clean up and disposal of food.
  • Ability to direct preparation of food to other food service staff
  • Ability to prepare main dish food items, along with all accompaniment food items, using recipes and
    guidelines given
  • A person given to hospitality meeting the needs of our staff and guests in food service
  • Ability to work under tight time schedules staying focused on the task and yet maintaining a positive
    attitude.
  • A genuine concern to maintain the quality of food prepared for campers at Twin Rocks Friends Camp
  • Ability to operate food service institutional equipment
  • Ability to oversee/train and lead others in the above tasks.
  • Ability to have hard conversation in an open, direct and loving manner when correction is needed.

Environmental conditions & Physical Demands

The position involves working in a food service institutional kitchen. In the summer months it may become warm with the weather and the use of ovens. It is necessary to be in good physical condition, ability to lift up to 50 pounds and work on your feet.

This position also Includes office work on the phone and looking at a screen for extended periods of time.

Language Development

Able to communicate clearly in English with kitchen staff, regular staff, and guests.

Specific Vocational Preparation

  • Experience in management of food service staff
  • Ability to prepare a variety of institutional menu items, using institutional recipes

Compensation

This is a year round, salaried Management position. It has historically taken 47-48 hours per week. It comes with benefits provided to Twin Rocks’ Management team.

  • 160 hours per year of Vacation
  • Sick Leave accumulated at 1 hour per 30 hours worked
  • Company contributions to 401(k)
  • Family Medical compensation
  • 5 paid holidays
  • Many others.

Probationary Period

This position will have a six-month probationary period.

Reports to

Operations Director

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