Camp Cook, Pathfinder
Employer: Camp Pathfinder
Position: Camp Cook
Terms of Employment: Full-time / Seasonal
Location: Algonquin Park, Huntsville, Ontario
Employment Address: Source Lake, Algonquin Park, Algonquin Park, Ontario P1H 2H1
Hours of Work: 40 hours/week
24-week duration (1 week unpaid in August for camp closure) from May 1 – October 15, 2023, based on 40-hour week – 5 days on, 2 days off
Eligible for room and board
Eligible for medical coverage
Performance bonus per contract completion / overall camp financial performance
Salary: $26.25 – $27.50 CAD per hour ($1050.00 – $1,100 CAD per week) depending on experience
Contact: Please send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org and include “Camp Cook” in the email subject line.
Duties & Qualifications
The Pathfinder Camp Cooks report to the Camp Chef and provide daily meal and baking service. Up to two positions may be available.
Assisting the Camp Chef in daily meal production.
Managing the kitchen staff and the meal service in the absence of the Camp Chef.
Responsible for daily baking production.
Assisting the Camp Chef in managing the day-to-day kitchen operation.
Maintaining excellent health and hygiene practices and adhere to the camp’s kitchen work and safety policies.
Ensuring that special diet meals are prepared for campers, staff, and visitors with special needs.
Ensuring the camp minimizes food waste, and complies with County, Pathfinder and Algonquin Park practices for food and waste handling and cleanliness.
Secondary School completion required.
Minimum 2 years’ experience in comparable setting required.
Prior experience preferred in a children’s summer camp kitchen/food service.
Culinary education qualifications or certification required.
Cooking/baking skills for large groups.
Excellent teamwork skills.
Cuisine specialties: Canadian, Italian, Mexican, Vegetarian, special diets, etc.
Number of positions: 1 – 2. One position may commence earlier due to camp opening date and small group food service in advance of the main season.
A cover letter, resume, references, personal interview, and criminal background check is required for the successful candidate(s).