Gana-A'Yoo, Limited - Antarctic Program
  • 05-Apr-2017 to 01-Dec-2017 (MST)
  • Food Services - BOH
  • Denver, CO, USA
  • Contract

POSITION:  Baker, Lead (2017/2018)
 
SEASON:  Austral Summer
 
LOCATION:  McMurdo Station, Antarctica
 
SECTOR/DEPT:  GSC Antarctica
 
Currently seeking a Baker, Lead - Supervise, train and work with Production Bakers to produce high quality, large volume breads and/or desserts and pastries; maintain clean and sanitary work areas, equipment and tools; assist Program Executive Chef, Food Service Supervisor and others as necessary.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Plans bakery production schedule.
 
Produces baked items as scheduled
 
Confers with Sous Chefs and Food Service Supervisor for variety and quality of baked items required to complement planned meals
 
Supports deli operations, satellite kitchen(s) and flight meals; and provide baked items for specialty functions.
 
Places weekly food order with Food Service Supervisor for items produced on that shift.
 
Responsible for all aspects of safety and sanitation in the kitchen, including proper instruction of equipment and safety procedures, timely cleaning of all equipment and proper organization of dry storage and refrigerated areas .
 
Responsible for proper labeling and dating of food and efficient utilization of leftovers.
 
Agrees with and adheres to the Standard Operating Procedures and tasking responsibilities of the food services department.
 
Displays strong leadership, communication and organizational skills.
 
Be self-motivated and have the ability to motivate others in challenging and atypical working environments.
 
Responsible for taste and flavor adjustment of all bakery products.
 
Educated  on and monitors proper baking techniques, presentation of products and appropriate oven temperatures.
 
Monitors, records and adjusts quantities of all bakery items prepared, served and discarded as required by Program Executive Chef or Food Service Supervisor in accordance with approved waste management guidelines.
 
Coordinates with the Food Clerk on proper thawing procedures: selected products, quantities, timing.
 
Able to follow standardized recipes, as well as develop high-volume recipes as needed.
 
Coordinates with Lead Dining Attendant for items to be served at each meal; provide instruction for presentation.
 
Able to work in a team unit composed of diverse personalities.
 
Displays a commitment to providing exceptional customer service, as outlined by the Culinary Manager , Program Executive Chef or Food Service Supervisor.
 
Coordinates with Lead Dining Attendant to ensure timely transfer and scraping of dirty pots to pot-washing area.
 
Able to maintain flexibility and a positive attitude in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
 
Performs duties in support of Infrastructure and Operations Division metrics.  Train and orient subordinate employees on performance, documentation and activities that affect the achievement of Infrastructure and Operations Division metrics.
 
Adequately and honestly track all date related to metrics.
 
Supports the achievement of ASC metrics, whether metrics can be directly or indirectly, effected by this position's activities. 
 
Provides direct support, using staff resources if necessary, to the achievement of all metrics related to ASC.
 
Complies with all ASC Environmental Health & Safety, and Quality Assurance, requirements and goals.   Provides documentation to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate and legal documentation.
 
Ensures that all subordinate employees are trained and understand ASC Environmental Health & Safety, and Quality Assurance, requirements and goals.  Maintain documentation as necessary to meet these requirements.
 
Works to achieve ASC goals and contractual commitments
 
Able to stand for up to 12 hours daily.
 
Able to lift up to the safety regulation maximum from the floor to a table or cart in a safe manner.
 
Performs other duties as required.
 
EDUCATION:  High school education or GED.  Preferably a graduate of a culinary arts program or an apprenticeship program.
 
CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR LICENSING REQUIREMENTS: Valid Driver's License. Current ServSafe Food Handler certificate required.
 
EXPERIENCE:  Minimum five years baking wide varieties of products in a commercial setting, with 2 years in a hotel, large volume restaurant or upscale institutional setting.  One year supervisory experience required.
 
OTHER:  US citizenship or permanent residency required.
 
Gana-A'Yoo Services Corporation (GSC) an Alaska Native Corporation has offered outstanding Janitorial and Food Services for over 10 years. GSC has an exceptional record for providing food and janitorial services with ongoing contracts in many facilities types, such as, military training facilities, emergency management centers and temporary and field sites. Utilizing state of the art environmentally friendly cleaning products we create healthier surroundings, promote productivity, reduce costs, and increase safety of buildings. Our Food Services are committed to customer satisfaction and thorough quality control processes resulting in successful competitions for quality of service awards including the U.S. Air Force "Best Dining Facility" in Air Combat Command and runner up to the Ney award for best dining facility in the Navy.

GSC in partnership with ESS Support Services, a Division of Compass Group, will provide operational management support. ESS Support Services is the market leader in providing remote camp and catering services to clients, wherever their location, no matter how extreme the environment may be. Services extend across North America and include such diverse facilities as drilling, mining, construction, pipeline and logging camps, offshore, governmental agencies and others. Payroll and benefits supported by Compass Group.
 
We are committed to ensuring that our online application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers.
If you require assistance in the application process, please contact us at:
 
Gana-A'Yoo Services Corporation
(720) 568-2120; GSCOpportunities@usap.gov
 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected status. EEO is the Law poster.

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