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Cornell Cooperative Extension Camp Kitchen Manager/Cook - Riverhead, NY in Riverhead, New York

This position will serve as the Camp Kitchen Manager/Cook for DPF 4-H Camp, a residential summer camp owned and operated by Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Nassau County, located in Riverhead, New York. The primary responsibilities of this position will include, but not be limited to: directing all kitchen functions, planning meus, ordering food and supplies, and coordinating three (3) balanced meals and one (1) snack each day camp is in session. The Kitchen Manager/Cook must follow 4-H, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and New York State Department of Health guidelines in performing all position duties. This position accepts and performs all position duties outlined in this position description, and performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned and deemed appropriate by the DPF 4-H Camp Director and/or Team Leader. (NOTE: This position does not include cabin responsibilities.) Required Qualifications: * Must be 21 years of age. * Must have a minimum of three (3) years of experience preparing menus and budgets, quantity cooking, and staff supervision. * Must have current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid certifications (will train and assist with re-certifications if necessary). * Desire, ability and willingness to work and live in a camp community and to reside at DPF 4-H Camp, Riverhead, NY (including overnights) the entire time 4-H Camp is in session. * Must be able to meet the travel requirements of the position. * Ability to work flexible hours which will include evenings and weekends, as appropriate. Preferred Qualifications: * Training and/or experience in food service. * Demonstrated ability to complete tasks as assigned. * Demonstrated ability to work well with others. * Demonstrated ability to accept guidance and supervision. * Good character, integrity and adaptability. Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control. Responsibilities/Essential Functions Administrative Responsibilities- 95% * Prepare a menu in conjunction with a Registered Dietician and the Camp Director staying within budgetary constraints. * Keep a running inventory of food and supplies; order food and/or supplies as needed, and check/inventory all incoming shipments of food and/or supplies. * Prepare nutritious meals and snacks in accordance with USDA standards. * Track and keep records as required of all meals and snacks served daily. * Supervise all kitchen staff and assign duties as necessary. * Ensure high standard of sanitation and safety conditions, and prepare kitchen and dining room to meet Department of Health regulations. * Maintain all equipment to be sure all equipment is safe, clean, and in good repair. * ### * Assist in the daily upkeep of facilities. * Perform other duties as assigned and/or reassigned as directed/required by the Camp Director. * This position may require the transport of program participants and/or program materials and resources. Professional Improvement - 5% * Attend DPF 4-H Camp orientation/training program, and participate in staff meetings and required training events as scheduled. * In cooperation with Supervisor and/or Executive Director jointly develop and pursue a professional development plan as a means to increase competencies relative to position accountabilities and to address changes in programming and association priorities. * Collaborate in activities that are in general support of Cornell Cooperative Extension including but not limited to attendance at staff meetings, timely reporting of expenses, working with other staff, general marketing of Extension programs and other duties as assigned. Health and Safety-Applied to all duties and functions. * Support the Association to maintain a safe working environment. * Be familiar and strive to follow any applicable federal, state, local regulations, association health and safety policy/procedure/requirement and standard. * Act proactively to prevent accidents/injuries and communicate hazards to supervisors when identified. EEO/EPO and Policy-Applied to all duties and functions. * Appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers and the public. * Assist the Cornell Cooperative Extension system in reaching out to diverse audiences. * Be aware of, and adhere to, established Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Nassau County policies and procedures. * Contribute to the overall success of the organization by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely, and accurate manner. POSITION DETAILS: This is an exempt, full-time position, 100% FTE. The salary may be up to $8,000 commensurate with experience. Pay Rate Type: Salary HOW TO APPLY: Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until close of day on August 16, 2021 and until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained. Applicants need to attach/upload a resume to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. In the “Experience” section of your application, use the Paperclip icon to search for file(s) or use the “Drop Files Here” box to manually drag document(s) into your application. Once the application is submitted you will not be able to change your submission or add attachments. External Applicants: (including current employees of other Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations) please refer to the Applying for a Job (External Candidate) document for additional guidance. Internal Applicants*:* Current employees of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association indicated in this job posting are considered internal applicants; please refer to the Applying for a Job (Internal Candidate) document for additional guidance. Contact Erika at eh482@cornell.edu with questions. No relocation or VISA Sponsorship available. The Association may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and employees to perform the essential functions of their job. If you require an accommodation so that you may participate in the selection process you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Administrative Systems at (607) 255-6120, or via email at: cce.recruitment@cornell.edu. Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University. Job Title: Association Temporary Camp Head Kitchen Worker Level: TMP Pay Rate Type: Salary Company: Contact Name: Jerilynn Cross Number of Openings: 2 Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University. Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. Notice to Applicants: Please read the required Notice to Applicants statement. This notice contains important information about applying for a position at Cornell Cooperative Extension as well as some of your rights and responsibilities as an applicant. * Posted 30+ Days Ago * Full time * WDR-00025214

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