Seasonal Cook - Columbia Island Marina

  • Guest Services, Inc.
  • Arlington, Virginia
  • May 01, 2021
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

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Seasonal Cook - Columbia Island Marina

Guest Services, Inc. is now hiring Seasonal Cooks to assist with food and beverage operations at Columbia Island Marina for the summer season.

Start date is April 14, 2021.

This location is not metro accessible.

Pay rate is $16/hour

Hours:

  • April 14th thru Memorial Day Weekend (May 31) - Friday thru Sunday, 11am to 6pm
  • Memorial Day Weekend thru Labor Day Weekend (September 5) - Wednesday thru Sunday, 11am to 6pm

Responsibilities include running the line in an indoor kitchen cooking to order: burgers, sandwiches, salads etc..

JOB SUMMARY

The Cook assists the Chef or General Manager by preparing, cooking, and serving food.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Prepare and cook food items according to recipes, daily menus, and supervisor instructions.
  • Clean and inspect kitchen equipment, kitchen appliances, and work areas in order to ensure cleanliness and functional operation.
  • Operate food station, including performing station checklist, temperature log, counter meeting, and signage.
  • Requisition food supplies, kitchen equipment, and appliances, based on estimates of future needs.
  • Monitor menus and spending in order to ensure that meals are prepared economically.
  • Maintain awareness of safety issues, and report them immediately to your manager.

SKILL AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE

  • Partial High School education required; High School Diploma/G.E.D. preferred.
  • Culinary knowledge.
  • Food Safety certified and strong sanitation habits.
  • Strong customer service abilities; actively looks for ways to assist customers and coworkers.
  • Ability to recognize when a problem has occurred and communicate it to management.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly frequent movements from place to place within the unit. Bend, lift, carry, reach/extend arms and hands above shoulder height frequently, or otherwise move in a constantly changing environment.
  • Lifting, carrying, and pushing up to 25 lbs. regularly, 30-35 lbs. frequently, and up to 50 lbs. occasionally.
  • Ability to stand for the entire work day.
  • Climbing steps regularly.
  • Withstanding temperature extremes in freezer, refrigerator walk-in and grill areas.
  • Reading and writing work-related documents in English.
  • Speech recognition and clarity, including the ability to understand the speech of customers and co-workers and the ability to speak clearly so that you can be understood by customers and co-workers in English.
  • Constantly communicates and receives verbal communication with other employees in fast-paced kitchen.
  • Physical presence at the job site is essential to perform job duties.

EQUIPMENT USED

  • Standard commercial cooking machinery and utensils.

Guest Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.