Jobs Kitchen Staff Team Member


$13 - $15/hour


Mt. Crescent Ski Area; 17026 Snowhill Lane, Honey Creek

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Pottawattamie County Conservation is announcing the hiring of part-time seasonal Kitchen Staff Team Members. This position will run through the duration of the ski season.

Individuals in this role will work under the supervision of the Kitchen Manager and Kitchen Staff Team Lead performing the daily food and beverage operation tasks.

Essential Functions

Assist in ensuring that inventory is taken properly and in a timely fashion. 

Assist the Kitchen Manager in creating order lists. This will include, but is not limited to, food, beverages, cleaning supplies, condiments, utensils, food safety items, etc.

Follow and maintain all sanitation and safety standards as outlined by law. This will include employee health and personal hygiene, proper food storage, and labeling of food, as well as sanitization of kitchen equipment and prep areas. 

Perform food prep and cooking duties. check food for presentation, temperature, and portion sizes.

Use the POS system to take orders from quests.

Prep Kitchen for opening which includes, but is not limited to, lighting fryers, prepping food for service, preparing hot drinks for service (coffee maker, hot cocoa machine), stocking coolers and snacks, refilling condiments and silverware, stocking napkins.

Closing the kitchen which includes, but is not limited to, turning fryers off, storing all food properly with correct labeling and dates, cleaning and sanitizing kitchen equipment, cleaning food prep areas properly, sweeping and mopping of kitchen floor. Cleaning dining area by vacuuming, wiping tables, counters, stanchions. 

Close out the POS terminal and balance the cash drawer, filling out all paperwork necessary to accurately account for sales.

Assist Kitchen Manager and Kitchen Staff Team Lead in checking in deliveries and stocking items correctly.

Perform dining area cleanup as required as well as restroom cleaning. This includes but isn’t limited to, vacuuming, wiping tables and counters, taking trash out, cleaning trash bins, moping restroom floors, cleaning sinks, toilets and walls, dusting, restocking restroom items.


Work with other departments when needed and perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Knowledge, Experience, and Ability

General knowledge of, and ability to prep and prepare food for guests.

Ability to use a computer.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Ability to understand and follow both oral and written instructions.

Ability to communicate effectively with team members and guests.

Essential Education, Certification, and/or Licenses

Must be fourteen (14) years old at the time of hire.

Previous experience working in a kitchen preferred, but not necessary.

Must have reliable transportation to and from the ski area.

Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.

For me, it is the satisfaction of helping the community, and providing service both here and in Eastern Pottawattamie County at the Avoca Courthouse.

Lea, Treasurer
46 Years with Pottawattamie County
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