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  • - UC- Mt. Rushmore
  • DOE
  • Seasonal

Kitchen Supervisor 

 Work Season: May-September

Position reports to: General Manager 


Pay Range: DOE 


General description of purpose: 

Overall management responsibility for the operation of the kitchen.  Able to schedule staff according to occupancy.  Assisting all team members in all responsibilities. Including but not limited to: taking food orders, prepping and cooking, washing dishes, cleaning dining area, maintaining kitchen equipment, and serving alcohol.  Expected to maintain a high standard of food presentation and quality.  Creating and fostering a friendly work environment where everyone works together as a team. 


Employee's responsibilities shall include, but are not limited to: 


  • Staff Relations – Develop a high level of trust and mutual respect with kitchen staff to reduce turnover and build engagement.  Communicate effectively and constantly while building staff skill sets, knowledge and abilities.  Be visible and available to all staff while maintaining an open-door policy.  Counsel with staff as needed to reduce internal conflict and promote well-being. 


  • Staff Evaluation – Conduct performance appraisals and development plans for kitchen staff, correcting, and coaching when needed.  Have regular meetings with kitchen staff to ensure everything is running smoothly. Set daily/weekly/monthly/season goals. Foster a friendly work environment where team members can feel comfortable. 


  • Leadership – Ensure all company, state, and federal food handling and alcohol policies are strictly followed. Present an accurate and effective image of successful leadership. Delegate appropriately. Confidently guide and direct team members. 


  • Inventory – Able to use camp occupancy to forecast ordering. Keep an accurate account of all inventoried items to reduce waste and prevent shortage. 


  • Teamwork – Able to assist in placing food orders, keeping the kitchen and dining area clean, food prep, inventory, and the cleaning and maintain of all restaurant equipment. Able to bring all team members together to work as 1 unit to maximize morale and efficient service. 


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required: 


  • Must be over 21. State law requires candidate to be over the age of 21 to sell alcohol 

  • Ability to stand, walk, bend/kneel throughout your shift 

  • Knowledge and experience in food and beverage operations 

  • Ability to lift 25lbs 

  • Knowledge in Food and Beverage operations 

  • Ability to work for long periods of time, outdoors, and in uncomfortable temperatures 

  • Ability to be outgoing, pleasant, and empathetic even in confrontational situations 

  • Supervisory or management experience in food and beverage 

  • Ability to cook all meals on the menu 

  • Ability to use all kitchen equipment 

  • Keep the kitchen clean in accordance to Under Canvas and State/Local Health Department standards 

  • Follow and enforce all food handling procedures 

  • Follow and enforce all policies related to serving or the sale of alcohol 


Employee housing is available for staff members at the rate of $200/month per shared room.  Housing is lcoated in Rapid City, SD - must have owntransportation to and from the work place.

This position has been closed and is no longer available.
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