Food Services Director

PURPOSE:

To minister to guests through preparing and supervising all meals.

ACCOUNTABILITY:

This person is employed by Tall Timber and is accountable to the Board through the Executive Director. The Assistant Director will provide direct supervision.

TERM: FULL TIME YEAR-ROUND POSITION

Roles and responsibilities

1) To assure the preparation of all meals and snacks. Percentage of Time Spent:  60%

  • Inventory food supplies weekly.
  • Prepare menus as needed.
  • Place weekly food orders as needed.
  • Provide for the preparation of all meals and snacks.

2) To supervise all kitchen help. Percentage of Time Spent:  10%

  • Provide needed supervision and assistance for staff and volunteers assisting in tasks within Supervisor's area of responsibility, including: Summer and part-time food service staff, volunteers, and dish helpers.
  • Train all part-time food service staff.

3) To assure safety, good health and order in the kitchen. Percentage of Time Spent:  10%

  • Communicate Tall Timber kitchen and other policies to staff & guests in a positive manner.
  • Provide for the cleaning of the kitchen and dish washing areas.
  • Provide for the storage of all perishables to protect against waste or spoilage.
  • Report maintenance problems to the Manager.
  • Adhere to all other State Food Service Regulations.
  • Train the food service employees and volunteers in the safe handling and care of all kitchen equipment.

4) Keep accurate records of all food service areas. Percentage of Time Spent:  5 %

  • Submit Food Service Employee Time Records.
  • Monitor the Food Service budget. (Including labor, food and supplies)

5) Assist with operational tasks when the kitchen is not in service. Percentage of Time Spent:  10%

  • Maintain the basic functioning of equipment in the kitchen
  • During times when food service is not being provided other assignments as arranged with the Assistant Director will be completed.

6) Build and maintain staff unity. Percentage Of Time Spent: 5 %

  • Follow all policies found in the Tall Timber Staff Manual.
  • Attend staff training events and staff meetings.
  • Participate in staff Bible study and devotional times.
  • Follow Grievance Policy and participate in any special sessions to facilitate unity or healing of staff relations.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES NEEDED

Skills:  Must possess demonstrated skills in the following areas:

  • Food Service Management
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Team Player
  • Excellent Communicator (oral and written)
  • Creativity
  • Planning and scheduling
  • Google Apps, Internet, and Computer proficiency related to Food Service
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • An enthusiastic personal relationship with and commitment to Jesus Christ and a genuine love for the Church, both of which are reflected in lifestyle.
  • A basic understanding of the unique Ministry of Christian Camping.
  • Have or be willing to obtain a valid Washington State Health Card.
  • Have or be willing to obtain a valid Red Cross First Aid and CPR certification or equivalent.
  • A comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of food preparation and service. Prefer at least three years’ experience with a food service program, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Successful experience in supervision of multiple staff.

Commitments:

  • An agreement with the policies of Tall Timber.
  • An agreement with the Statement of Belief.
  • An agreement with the Philosophy of Camping.
  • A commitment to the health and safety of all guests and staff.
  • A commitment to building and maintaining staff unity.
  • A willingness to work within the lines of authority.
  • An openness to learn in all areas.
  • A commitment that the appearance and the preservation of the natural surroundings will be a primary consideration for all work.
  • A willingness to live and work within the unique context of the Tall Timber setting.
  • An understanding of and willingness to work with differing theological perspectives in the Christian tradition (in process)

TIME:  There are no set hours for this position. Seasonal variations prevail.

EVALUATION:

The Assistant Director will conduct an annual performance review in the Fall. (An initial assessment will take place at the end of six months.) There will be a comprehensive review every three years. Compensation review will ordinarily be done at a different time from performance review.

TERM: 

This position is full-time; the term is indefinite.

This is not an employment contract.

Email your cover letter and a resume to Dave Saugen, Executive Director today.