CAMP DISHWASHER - Camp Hidden Lake
The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith based organization, has a temporary job opening for a Camp Dishwasher for Camp Hidden Lake located in Lexington, MS.
Maintains the cleaning of dishes, kitchen, food preparation equipment, utensils.
Essential Functions: Performs all duties in accordance with prescribed regulatory compliance guidelines as well as American Camp Association accreditation standards. Maintains and follows all health regulations (i.e. washing of hands, keeping hair back, no open toed shoes, no tank tops). Arrives 45 minutes before scheduled mealtime. Remains on the job during meal times. No sitting down, eating or drinking during camper meal times or clean up times. Keeps a daily account of dishwasher temperature. Report any problems with equipment to the Camp Dining Hall Supervisor. Washes dishes, glassware, flatware, pots, and/or pans using dishwashers or by hand after each meal. Places clean dishes, utensils, and cooking equipment in storage areas that are protected from dust and contamination between uses. Cleans dishwasher room area including walls and baseboards after each meal. Nothing is to be sitting on the floor. Wipes down dining room wall by tray window after each meal and mop. Maintains kitchen work areas, equipment, and utensils in clean and orderly condition. Mops kitchen daily following evening meal; mop dish room following each meal. Keeps outside area trash clean. Hose off back dock at the end of each day. After each meal empty the trash cans and reline. Wash out garbage cans with water weekly. Participates enthusiastically as a member of the camp staff team to deliver and supervise evening programs, special events, overnights and other all-camp activities and camp functions. Keeps personal living quarters neat, clean and ready for inspection. Be available to participate and assist with camp programs and activities as directed by the Camp Director.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of cleaning practices, methods, and techniques. Ability to wash dishes and kitchen appliances. Ability to clean kitchen. Ability to communicate and work with groups participating (age and skill levels) and provide necessary instruction to campers and staff. Ability to observe camper and staff behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques. Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity. Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers. Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.
Education and Experience
Six months experience working in a kitchen preferred OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Licenses and Certifications
CPR and First Aid Certification
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
Some physical requirements of the Camp Dishwasher position could be endurance including climbing, standing, some bending, stooping, and stretching. Eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate dishwasher equipment and activities are required. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate camper activities/programs and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Have a willingness to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours delivering a program in the facility available. Operate with daily exposure to the sun and heat and varying environmental conditions.
Camp Staff Orientation will be held 06/12/2023 – 06/18/2023 and participation is required.
The 2023 summer Camp program will be held 06/19/2023 – 07/22/2023. If you
are unable to work the entire program session, please let us know on your
All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
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Application Submittal Period: January 9, 2023 -April 30, 2023
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
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- Job Family ALM-EXEMPT
- Job Function Camp
- Pay Type Salary
- Employment Indicator Seasonal
- Job Start Date Monday, June 12, 2023
- Job End Date Saturday, July 22, 2023
- ALM - Lexington, MS 626 Oregon Road 39095, 626 Oregon Road, Lexington, Mississippi, United States of America