Cook at Flamingo Adventures in Florida

Job Details

  • Date Posted: January 7, 2022
  • Location: , Homestead,Florida
  • Company: Flamingo Adventures
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary: $12.00 / hour
  • Housing Offered: Yes
  • Experience: 1–2 yrs

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  • , Homestead,Florida
  • $12.00 / hour

Flamingo Adventures

Flamingo Adventures, located within The Everglades National Park, is now hiring Cooks for year round or seasonal openings!

We operate 2 large campgrounds, Eco Tents, and a full-service Marina. We have a new Lodge and Restaurant to opening soon that will add even more jobs in Food & Beverage and Lodging.

We have RV sites with full hookups for $20 per week and dorm style employee housing for $40 per week. Sorry, space is very limited. You must work here and be available for full-time hours to live on property.

Pay: $12.00/hour. Year round team members will also be eligible for benefits such as medical, dental, vision, 401k matching, and more!

Our team members enjoy free and/or discounted bicycle, kayak, and boat rentals, food discounts, and free boat tours.

Popular onsite activities include kayaking, canoeing, boating, fishing, hiking, bike riding, and camping. We are also located within a reasonable driving distance from the Florida Keys, Fort Lauderdale, and Miami beaches and nightlife!

In accordance with Guest Services, Inc., (Guest Services) duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, we are adopting a vaccination policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families; our customers and visitors; and the community at large from infectious diseases, such as COVID-19, that can be reduced by vaccinations. All employees are required to receive vaccinations as determined by Guest Services, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved.

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.