Mount Hermon

  • Kidder Assistant Cook, Ranch Camp or Timberline

    Job Location US-CA-Etna
    Posted Date 8 months ago(10/23/2017 5:19 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Targeted Job Start Date
    Summer Staff
    Projected Position End Date
  • Overview

    Summer Staff - Organized Camp

    Position Objective:

    The Assistant Cook position is responsible for assisting the Cook at Ranch Camp or Timberline in all aspects of preparing meals for guests and staff at Kidder Creek in a safe manner consistent with MHA’s mission, vision and values.


    Key Job Accountabilities:

    • Complete menu as provided and instructed by the Cook at Ranch Camp or Timberline.
    • Pull, prepare, serve and store food in accordance with food handling procedures to ensure safe, nutritious meals for camps’ enjoyment and to prevent food spoilage and/or foodborne illness.
    • Assist in instructing summer staff/students about prepping, serving, clean up, and dishwashing methods.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Cook and/or the Food Service Coordinator.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    • None.


    General Qualifications:

    A mature follower of Jesus, still growing and developing in their faith.  Fully in accord with Mount Hermon Association, Inc.’s (“MHA”) mission, vision, values and statement of beliefs.  Committed to living these out personally, and instilling them in the organization.  Of strong moral character and integrity.



    • High School.
    • Some college preferred.
    • Valid California Food Handler's card.

    Work Experience:


    • Food handling experience desirable but not required. 

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


    • Interested and passionate about cooking with a desire to learn more about cooking.
    • Willing to learn and be taught.
    • Must be observant and attentive
    • Ability to follow instructions and ask questions to ensure understanding.

    Key Job Accountabilities

    Physical Demands:

    • Ability to lift 35-50 lbs.
    • This job may require lifting and carrying cases of canned goods, sacks of dry product, etc.

    Additional Requirements/Skills:


    • Days off will be flexed to meet the demands of the kitchen.  Extended hours sometimes required.
    • Adherence to the basic principles as expressed in Mount Hermon’s Mission, Vision, Values and Commitment statements.
    • Adherence to company dress code and professional standards for personal grooming and appearance.
    • Flexibility in location:  during times when assigned kitchen does not have meals to prepare, this person may be asked to work at one of the other kitchens or other areas of ministry.
    • Living onsite mandatory.
    • Satisfactory completion of background investigation, or valid work permit, as well as ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.


    *This job description reflects essential functions of this position. It does not restrict management’s right to reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


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