Kitchen/Housekeeper in Bellvue, Colorado

Job Details

  • Date Posted: July 23, 2022
  • Location: Bellvue, Colorado
  • Company: Colorado State University Mountain Campus
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary: $13.25 - $14.25 / hour
  • Housing Offered: Yes
  • Experience: Some experience required

Company Contact

  • Website: http://mountaincampus.colostate.edu
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Phone: (970) 881-2150
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The Colorado State University Mountain Campus is located 53 miles west of Fort Collins, and is situated at 9,053 feet in a beautiful mountain valley on the northern boundary of Rocky Mountain National Park. The campus serves as the site for university academic field programs and as a conference center for educational groups of all ages. The CSU Mountain Campus is remote and the conveniences of the city, including daily contact with friends, cell phone service and reliable internet are left behind. All employees live in housing provided by the University and NO pets are permitted.

A position at the Mountain Campus combines the positive attributes of summer camp work and on-campus employment. The staff develops into a team that works and lives together through the season. Most employees work a 35 — 40 hour work week, and get two days off each week. All employees are expected to take ownership in the well-being of the campus, its community and stewardship of the natural environment.

To apply, please visit our website to fill out an online application: http://mountaincampus.colostate.edu/employment

Hiring Criteria: Hiring will be based upon experience in related work situations, living experiences, and personal interest. We believe strongly in the “team” concept and the ability of applicants to work and live well with others. We are looking for employees who are comfortable working and living in a remote area. Experience in higher education either as a student or an employee is highly desirable, but not required.

Compensation: Cook positions start at approximately $13 per hour. All other positions start at $12 per hour. Housing is provided to full-time employees at no charge.

Employment Dates: Our fall season run from August until Mid-October.
Job Descriptions:

Cook: A cook position at the CSU Mountain Campus is an essential part of our dining services operation. A cook needs to be highly motivated, have a strong sense of customer service, adhere to safety and sanitation policies, be detail oriented, be able to lift and move objects up to 40 lbs., and work while standing in a busy environment. Knowledge of food service equipment is helpful, and team work is essential. In addition to these criteria, a cook needs to possess leadership qualities and be willing to provide assistance and direction to the employees in the kitchen. Experience working in a kitchen environment, ability to follow and adapt recipes, knowledge of food sanitation practices and kitchen service equipment, and confidence in cooking for large groups are desirable qualities for this position.

Dining Services: A dining service employee will need to be highly motivated, have a strong sense of customer service, adhere to safety and sanitation policies, be detail oriented, be able to lift and move objects up to 40 lbs., and work while standing in a busy environment with direct supervision. Knowledge of food service equipment helpful and teamwork is essential.

Housekeeping: Housekeepers take charge of cleaning the guest facilities and bathrooms, setting up furniture and audio-visual equipment in meeting rooms, and transporting furniture, equipment, and supplies to various locations. Staff must be able to lift and move objects up to 40 lbs., drive the housekeeping vehicle safely, learn the safe use of cleaning products, prioritize job duties, work within deadlines, and maintain a high degree of self-motivation.

Office/Store/Ropes Course: These positions require good communication and customer service skills. Applicants must have moderate to advanced computer skills utilizing the Microsoft Office Suite, the ability to answer the phone, take messages, direct calls and interact with the public. Positions require attention to detail, high level of professionalism, handling of money and ability to work with a small cash register and credit card machine, ability to rapidly learn and implement ropes course facilitation and technical skills with consistent attention to safety and risk management. Office/Store/Ropes Course staff needs to be flexible yet able to follow set work policies and procedures, and must be motivated and able to exhibit a friendly, customer service attitude under stress.