Guest Dining Team Member (Seasonal and Year Round Positions)
Looking for a fun and exciting environment in which you can put your skills and gifts to use? At Forest Home, our commitment to serving Christ and others is at the heart of every opportunity we offer! Our employees enjoy the stunning beauty of the San Bernardino Mountains while serving alongside others who share their faith and heart for spreading the Gospel. Please apply and know that this is only one of the many positions we offer! Feel free to visit www.foresthome.org/employment for additional opportunities at both of our camp locations!
Performs a wide range of duties involved with preparing and/or serving foods and beverages in one or more of a variety of guest dining environments. Assist in cleaning work areas, equipment, utensils. May assist in the set up, and service; and collection of garbage/trash; as appropriate to the area of operation.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Learns and performs all Commissary functions including; pulling orders, delivering requisitions to kitchens and inventory duties.
Cleans and maintains work areas, including floors, facilities, utensils, and equipment; collects and places garbage and trash in designated containers; as appropriate to the area of operation.
Washes pots, pans, and other service ware ensuring sanitary handling; organizes and replaces service ware to appropriate location.
Sets up food service, kitchen, or salad area facilities, equipment and utensils, under detailed instruction, in accordance with specific area needs; checks food temperatures and/or prepares areas for daily operations; may operate cooking or bakery equipment as assigned.
Conveys food and supplies from the main kitchen, bakery, and/or salad preparation area to the serving site.
Follows prescribed procedures in setting up hot and cold food lines; chooses proper utensils and sets steam line to appropriate temperature for menu items.
As needed, replenishes foods, silverware, glassware, dishes, and trays at serving stations.
Actively participates in staff activities.
Performs other duties as assigned
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Must be working toward or have completed High School diploma or higher
QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Uphold and support the Mission, Vision and Core Values of Forest Home
Ability to hear from God and pray for people, both in person or on the phone
Actively supports and participates in the staff spiritual life activities
Agree with and sign the Statement of Faith
Initiate a pleasant atmosphere by displaying a professional attitude through performance, appearance, and demeanor
Be a self-starter.
Possess excellent people and service skills, with the ability to provide service and streamline processes through necessary skill sets, without compromising the integrity of the department or Forest Home and its policies and procedures.
Demonstrate the ability to perform high-quality, detailed work and accomplish assigned projects.
Demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrate strong ability to work well in a variety of team environments.
Ability to work weekends, nights, and/or varied shifts.
Maintain regular, timely attendance.
Ability to lift heavy objects up to 50 lbs. on a daily basis.
Acquire reliable means to be able to get to Forest Home in all type of weather conditions.
Be responsible, focused, and aware of surroundings.
Must be comfortable and confident in possible high stress situations.
Operate out of a servant heart and Christ-like attitude.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with a disability to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, which requires sufficient hand, arm, and finger dexterity to operate small and large kitchen equipment and tools. Requires moderate to heavy physical work; some lifting, pushing, or pulling of objects over 50 pounds. Requires visual acuity to read words and numbers, as well as speaking and hearing ability sufficient to communicate in person or over the phone.
Reasonable efforts are made to accommodate disabilities. This job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud at times.
FOREST HOME EMPLOYMENT STATEMENT: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. All terms and conditions of Forest Home’s at-will employment, duties, and responsibilities are subject to the Forest Home Employee Handbook.
FOREST HOME CORE VALUES
Surrender to Christ (Romans 12:1-2)
Abide with the Lord daily through study of His Word and prayer
Surrender to the Lord daily through obedience to His Word
Worship the Lord with the Forest Home Community
Commit to grow in your faith through regular attendance at a local church
Prioritize God, Family, and Work appropriately
Be prepared to share your testimony with staff or guests
Walk in Biblical purity (1 Timothy 4:12) by rejecting one’s sinful nature
Love (I Corinthians 13)
Display the fruit of the Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control (Galatians 5:22)
Be respectful to others
Serve (Philippians 2:3-11)
Give generously to God and others through time, talent and treasure
Seek to put others’ needs above your own
Demonstrate humility in both spirit and deed
Actively look for ways to serve
Walk in Integrity (Titus 2:11-12, Proverbs 4:23-27)
Show loyalty to others, even when they are not present
Do the right thing, even when others are not present
Extend trust and seek to believe the best in others
Ask for forgiveness quickly when necessary
Be truthful and transparent with others
Strive for Excellence (Colossians 3:23-24)
Demonstrate accountability with time and resources
Request and receive training
Desire to improve, and challenge others to do the same
Commit to exceeding guest expectations
Engage in Community (I Thessalonians 5:11-13)
Seek first to understand before being understood
Communicate clearly, empathetically and respectfully
Work through conflict Biblically (Matthew 18-15-17)
Participate in intentional and purposeful community activities
Partner with teammates for the goal of unity and team effectiveness
Play and appreciate “campy” fun
Faithfully pray for one another
Innovate (Ephesians 3:20-21)
Proactively seek solutions
Think outside the box
Dream, plan and execute new ideas
Acknowledge and trust that all things are possible through Jesus Christ our Lord (Matthew 19:26)