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

POSITION Food Service Supervisor Field Camp (2017/2018)
 
SEASON:  Austral Summer
 
LOCATION:  McMurdo Station, Antarctica Field Camp
 
SECTOR/DEPT:  GSC Antarctica
 
Currently seeking a Food Service Supervisor (Field Camp) - Produce high quality meals, in accordance with fluctuating population; maintain clean and sanitary work areas, equipment and tools in a professional manner; assist others as necessary.  Position is located in remote field camp setting, with limited cooking facilities. Able to assist with and direct all positions as needed.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Responsible for overall quality, preparation, production and presentation of all food in camp.
 
Self-motivated and has ability to motivate others in remote, physically challenging and atypical work environments. Displays strong leadership, communication and organizational skills in a diverse supervisory capacity.
 
Functions as senior food services representative.
 
Ability to adapt to difficult situations and limited resources during camp set up and take down. Accommodate extended working hours during these time periods.
 
Monitor water level in kitchen.  Assist in facilitation of keeping snow continually supplied to snow melter or stock pot for water production.
 
Monitor condition and stock of food at outside food storage locations, shovel excess snow, as needed.
 
Coordinate weekly food-pulls from cargo line and freezer cave.
 
Monitor and provide snack items for warming huts.
 
Monitor access to freezer cave and assist in keeping doors free of snow.
 
Monitors wholesomeness of all fresh, frozen and dry food products.
 
Communicates and coordinates with all Sous Chefs daily for timely and efficient utilization of leftovers, production information and usage of fresh produce.
 
Interacts with customers to obtain feedback on food quality, service, menu selection and sanitation; present information to camp supervisor and make adjustments accordingly.
 
Conducts production meetings and menu planning meetings with Sous Chefs.
 
Monitors availability of ingredients; make adjustments when necessary.
 
Monitors adherence to proper labeling and dating of food.
 
Monitor adherence to recipes and proper cooking techniques.
 
Responsible for maintaining superior sanitation and safety standards within the kitchen, serving area and dining area, in conjunction with the Sous Chefs.
 
Monitors food waste and establish waste minimization procedures, in accordance with accepted waste management guidelines.
 
Oversees food service personnel on the proper separation and disposal of food waste materials.
 
Oversees instruction to all personnel on the proper use, care and cleaning of equipment; provides instruction as needed.
 
Informs Sous Chefs of all events that cause population fluctuations; assist in making production adjustments accordingly.
 
Responsible for menu planning, ordering and receiving food as needed.
 
Responsible for keeping accurate inventories of all food service equipment and food items.
 
Acts as personnel representative to monitor morale and make recommendations to Camp Supervisor for improvements.
 
Assigns tasks and projects to personnel in addition to their designated daily tasks to maintain the overall organization of the food service department.
 
Assists in the overall evaluation of daily food service operations regarding policy, personnel and production.
 
Assists in all areas of the kitchen, serving and dining areas as needed.
 
Continually evaluates and improves the functionality of the food service operation.
 
Able to stand for up to 12 hours a day.
 
Able to lift safety regulation maximum from the floor to a table or cart in a safe manner.
 
Responsible for implementing and maintaining a safe workplace program and ensuring that safety is the highest priority in the workplace.
 
Performs other duties as required.
 
EDUCATION:  High School education or GED.  Preferably a graduate of a culinary arts program or an apprenticeship program to enable production, training, and supervision of broad range menus.
 
CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR LICENSING REQUIREMENTS: Valid Driver's License is required. ServSafe Train the Trainer certificate required.
 
EXPERIENCE:  Minimum of five years cooking experience in high-volume, (not including convenience or fast-food), facilities with diverse populations is required.  Two years experience in menu planning is required. A minimum of one year supervisory experience is required.  Demonstrated ability to work in remote and isolated environments is preferred.  Preference given to those who have cooked in field camp settings.  Previous cold weather camping is recommended. 
 
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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