Job Details

Requisition Number 10105 021120 CN9KACOO
Post Date 2/11/2020
Title Assistant Cook
City Boring
State OR
Description Location: Camp Kuratli
Department: Summer Camp
Position Title: Assistant Cook
Status: Temporary, Exempt
Posted Wage: $250/week

JOB CLOSES: 03.03.2020

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Please note: A job application is not considered complete unless it is dated and signed by the job applicant. Incomplete applications cannot be accepted.

To apply in person, go to The Salvation Army Cascade Divisional Headquarters, 8495 SE Monterey Ave. Happy Valley, OR 97086. Please complete the application provided to you.

If you have questions about this position, please contact or call (503) 794-3258. This is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 503.794.3206 or email Ms. Gende will coordinate your accommodation request with personnel at the local address specified above.

Please be aware that we will begin the screening process including interviews during the open job window.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-
EOE of Females/Minorities/Vets/Disability

Benefits offered
• Paid sick leave

Req # 10105 021120 CN9KACOO

Camp Kuratli at Trestle Glen
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love for God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
DEPARTMENT: Camp Kuratli at Trestle Glen
POSITION TITLE: Assistant Cook
STATUS: Temporary
SUPERVISOR: Food Service Manager
SCOPE OF POSITION: Assist with the preparation of meals, snacks and other food handling, as well as ensuring the overall cleanliness of the kitchen.
• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Hold a current Food Handlers permit, to be on file in the kitchen and camp office
• Previous experience in food service or preparation
• Previous camp experience preferred

Assistant Cook Duties:
• Assist the Food Service Manager with the preparation, cooking, and serving of all meals.
• Assist with the cleaning and care of the kitchen and all work equipment including but not limited to sanitizing tables and counters, sweeping and mopping floors, washing dishes, etc.
• Assist to unload, move and store supplies.
• Assist with all inventory procedures, ensuring all food in fridge, freezers and pantry are dated and properly handled according to safe food practices.
• Assist with dish room duties as requested.
• Assist in any area of the kitchen or dining room as requested.
General Duties:
• Encourage respect for personal property, camp equipment and facilities.
• Work alongside and in agreement with the Divisional Youth Leaders, other divisional officers and special guests as directed.
• Develop and maintain positive working relationships with all staff, volunteers and campers.
• Encourage adherence to camp & Salvation Army policies and procedures.
• Ensure and provide for the supervision and physical/emotional safety of campers and staff.
• Participate and/or assist in all summer camp programs as required e.g. chapel, staff meetings, campfire, camp wide games, night-watch, free-time, electives, rise and shine duty, etc.
• Ensure and assist in the cleanliness of your cabin and outside area.
• Perform any other duties as assigned by the Program Specialist, Divisional Youth Secretaries or camp director.
• General knowledge of current health and safety laws and practices for food preparation and storage, as well as for special diets.
• Ability to perform tasks assigned and daily duties in a timely matter.
• Ability to accept supervision and guidance.
• Ability to communicate and interact well with co-workers and the public from diverse backgrounds, ages and nationalities.
• Responsible individual with a desire to work with youth.
• Self-starter.
• Team player.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and maintain poise under pressure.
• Ability and willingness to keep information confidential.
• Ability to sit, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, and twist on a continuous basis
• Ability to grasp, push, pull objects and reach overhead
• Ability to regularly lift up to 50 lbs.
• Ability to lift/unload/move food and supplies; lift dishes to their storage location; use kitchen equipment safely; operate electrical equipment and mechanical equipment; maintain appropriate inventory of food and supplies; operate dishwasher while maintaining appropriate temperature; determine cleanliness of dishes, food contract surfaces and kitchen area; assess condition of food
• There may be phone and in-person contact with people from diverse backgrounds who may be angry, hostile, confused or frustrated.
• May be required to work in all areas of camp including, but not limited to, the kitchen, dish room, laundry facility, and grounds.
• The ability to work in a distinctively Christian environment.
• Possible exposure to communicable diseases.
• Work outdoors, sometimes in inclement weather.
• Works around dust, odor, and high noise levels.
Working conditions --equipment used:
• Dishwasher
• Kitchen equipment. *Will abide by and practice Oregon Labor Laws when working, including use of equipment, depending on age.

The Salvation Army does have a dress code. This will be shared with you at the time of employment.
The candidate chosen for this position will be required to pass a motor vehicle record check. They must have a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record.
The candidate chosen for this position will be required to pass a criminal history information check. Conviction of a crime will not automatically preclude employment. The circumstances involved in the conviction(s) will be considered.
The Salvation Army provides a smoke and drug free work environment for all employees and volunteers.
Qualified individuals must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation. A qualified person with a disability may request a modification or adjustment to the job or work environment in order to meet the physical requirements of the position. The Salvation Army will attempt to satisfy requests as long as the accommodation needed is reasonable and no undue hardship would result.
Must be able to work with minimal supervision and be comfortable working with a high degree of independence. May be required to make independent decisions that may involve unique or unusual situations and/or complex issues and dealing with demanding requests or timelines.
This position has access to confidential and private information. It is essential that confidentiality and privacy be observed. An understanding of professional boundaries is required.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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