FEATURED JOB OPENING: Kitchen/Food Services Manager and Admin/Retreat Ministry Coordinator - Powderhorn, CO

FEATURED JOB OPENING: Kitchen/Food Services Manager and Admin/Retreat Ministry Coordinator - Powderhorn, CO

Posted: 12/7/2018 - 9:41 pm

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This is a FANTASTIC opportunity for a couple to serve together, fulfilling two separate roles, and to be part of the ministries of Sky Ranch, continuing since 1955 to provide programs that enrich lives and build solid Christian character.  Qualified candidates will have demonstrated commitment to Christian principles and teachings, both professionally and personally, and will wholeheartedly support and agree with Sky Ranch’s Doctrinal Statement.  Must be able to annually pass the background check process including a review of child safety practices as required for camp accreditation by the American Camping Association.

 

Who we are:

Now holding facilities in three states - Texas, Colorado and Oklahoma, Sky Ranch serves more than 70,000 individuals year-round! In following our foundation of excellence, Sky Ranch strives to provide ministry opportunities for the whole family, from children's summer programs, to SkyMoms ministry for mothers, family camps, school programs, retreat services, and more. Sky Ranch exists to provide people with positive, recreational, fun, and memorable experiences while being exposed to the truths of the Word of God.

Sky Ranch offers a competitive compensation package that includes base salary, medical, dental, vision, Life, AD&D, STD & LTD coverage, 403(b) retirement plan, along with PTO and paid holidays.

Food Service Kitchen Manager - Ute Trail

The Food Service Kitchen Manager supports the ministries of Sky Ranch by planning, ordering and preparing delicious meals for summer and retreat season guests at Ute Trail. The Food Service Kitchen Manager helps exceed guest expectations of the overall camp experience by providing healthy, timely meals and a quality dining experience.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead all facets of food service at the camp.  This includes but is not limited to:

    • Manage and lead all summer cook staff with all meal prep to serve 150-200 guests and staff per meal during the summer and working alone to plan, organize and cook meals for the retreat season.
    • Ensure that guests are served a reasonable variety of healthy meal options with plenty of food available for all guests, all in a timely manner to fit the daily camp schedule.
    • Ensure that all food is properly cooked and prepared according to all health standards.
    • Serve meals in a visually appealing manner.
    • Identify any food allergies or sensitivities, and dietary restrictions, so that all guests are treated and served safely and well.
    • Plan menu, manage inventory and order food to maintain and/or beat the set budget.
    • Maintain a clean and orderly work environment within the kitchen and dining areas. Ensure that all areas are properly cleaned and sanitized according to all applicable health codes.
    • Follow all Sky Ranch and Colorado kitchen and food safety standards.
    • Ensure food is stored according to Colorado health codes and all storage equipment is working properly.
    • Manage assigned staff on execution of all food service tasks. This includes scheduling, ensuring quality work, and any follow-up for correcting actions.
    • During the summer, manage the work aspect of Work Crew Bosses and work crew.
    • Help prepare and manage the annual Food Service departmental expense budget.
    • During the summer, lead the kitchen team in morning devotionals and care for that team spiritually.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain compliance with Sky Ranch’s employee policies and procedures.

  • Maintain compliance with all state and federal laws and regulatory requirements.

  • Submit recommendations for improving processes and procedures.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualified candidates should possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or a two-year culinary degree; or equivalent culinary work experience.
  • Minimum of three years of related experience in food service.
  • Food Handler’s license is required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  •  Knowledge of safety procedures appropriate to duties.
  • Excellent cooking skills and understanding of working in a commercial kitchen.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing excellent customer service. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Great proficiency with managing a departmental budget and demonstrated knowledge of commercial food ordering.
  • Proficient working knowledge and ability to use various office software including, but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Basic internet and social media skills.
  • Ability to exercise basic critical thinking skills, and take appropriate level of initiative.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work with team members in a manner that builds mutual trust, respect, accountability and cooperation. Demonstrates principles of One Sky.
  • Ability to communicate the mission and vision of Sky Ranch to both internal and external customers.
  • Ability to speak, read, and write in English.  Professional and accurate communication with others. Ability to speak clearly in face to face interactions; good listening skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills that consistently demonstrate professionalism in the workplace.
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to multi-task and manage a variety of tasks.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent leadership skills necessary to appropriately influence people to achieve a desired outcome.
  • Ability to exercise independent thinking and initiative.
  • Ability to relate positively, influentially, and sensitively to a broad spectrum of persons in a variety of multi-tiered relationships and settings to include but not limited to guests (youth and parents), clergy and staff of various Christian churches and organizations of all sizes, cultural identities and worship styles, co-workers, peers, and board members.
  • Excellent, professional written communication skills.
  • Ability to deal with complex situations or issues and make effective, timely and appropriate decisions.
    Excellent interpersonal skills and relationship building skills.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Much physical effort required on a routine basis; ability to use up to 50 pounds of force occasionally.

  • Ability to grasp, push, pull, carry or otherwise manipulate objects; ability to perform tasks requiring action of muscles or groups of muscles and foot and/or hand-eye coordination.

  • Work requires a lot of physical agility for doing majority of assigned work, including but not limited to: bending for items below or reaching for items above the individual; crawling under desks; stooping, and climbing step stools or ladder.

  • Works primarily indoors in a kitchen, dining hall, or office environment.
  • Some limited exposure to physical risk while working with cooking equipment.
  • Summer: Work 5 ½ days a week according to camp schedule.
  • School Year: Work according to retreat schedule which includes weekends.
  • Commitment to Christian principles and teachings both professionally and personally.  Must be able to fully support Sky Ranch’s Doctrinal Statement. An active membership in a church whose spiritual beliefs are aligned with Sky Ranch’s Doctrinal Statement.
  • Commitment to Sky Ranch’s Vision, Mission, Values (A.R.E.) and Principles (WOW, Stewardship, and Excellence) demonstrated in daily behavior.
  • Must demonstrate annually a clear background check and review of child safety practices as required for camp accreditation by the American Camping Association.
  • Possess personal spiritual discipline that models a proactive approach toward personal, spiritual, and relational health.

 

Admin and Retreat Ministry Coordinator - Ute Trail

The Admin and Retreat Ministry Coordinator supports the Camp Director in all year-round administrative duties for Ute Trail. This position helps manage and facilitate the retreats business of Ute Trail and serves as on-site coordinator for non-summer retreat guests. Duties include managing camp schedules, and assisting with reports, financial duties, and maintenance of camp resources. The Admin and Retreat Ministry Specialist also oversees compliance needs, including but not limited to ACA and Colorado licenses.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  Provide support for communication needs, including written correspondence or phone calls as needed.
  • Assist with travel and scheduling needs.
  • Provide support and leadership for part-time and seasonal staff as needed.
  • Handle assignments related to donor and board care.
  • Assist with preparation of operational and management reports.
  • Handle accounting and financial tasks.
  • Maintenance and distribution of camp radios and keys.
  • Liaison with HR Department for any Ute Trail employee needs.
  • Manage retreat contacts and contracts.
  • Facilitate all non-summer retreats, including but not limited to hosting, serving, food service help, and housekeeping help.
  • Facilitate daily summer ops meetings.
    Assist with training of seasonal summer staff.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain compliance with Sky Ranch’s employee policies and procedures.
  • Maintain compliance with all state and federal laws and regulatory requirements, including ACA accreditation standards.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualified candidates should possess the following:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Minimum of two years in an administrative role. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing excellent customer service. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Proficient working knowledge and ability to use various office software including, but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook.  
  • Basic internet and social media skills.
  • Ability to relate positively, influentially, and sensitively to a broad spectrum of persons in a variety of multi-tiered relationships and settings to include but not limited to guests (youth and families), co-workers and peers.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and relationship building skills. Ability to plan, manage, and report budgets proficiently. Exceptional financial management skills.
  • Ability to investigate and analyze information and draw conclusions.
  • Ability to prepare moderately complex reports.
  • Ability to exercise independent thinking and initiative.
  • Ability to deal with complex situations or issues and make effective, timely and appropriate decisions.
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to multi-task and manage a variety of tasks.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to communicate the vision of Sky Ranch to both internal and external.  

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Physical effort required on a routine basis; ability to use up to 20 pounds of force frequently and up to up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, for moving and carrying objects.
  • Ability to grasp, push, pull, carry or otherwise manipulate objects; ability to perform tasks requiring action of muscles or groups of muscles and foot and/or hand-eye coordination.
  • Requires some physical agility, including but not limited to: bending for items below or reaching for items above the individual; crawling under desks; stooping, and climbing step stools or ladder.
  • Works indoors in normal office environment about half of the time and outdoors the other time, exposed to the seasonal weather elements of the area.
  • Some physical risks that are common while performing duties related to general housekeeping, cooking, and kitchen clean-up.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and overtime as needed, including nights and weekends.
  • Commitment to Christian principles and teachings both professionally and personally.  Must be able to fully support Sky Ranch’s Doctrinal Statement. An active membership in a church whose spiritual beliefs are aligned with Sky Ranch’s Doctrinal Statement.
  • Commitment to Sky Ranch’s Vision, Mission, Values (A.R.E.) and Principles (WOW, Stewardship, and Excellence) demonstrated in daily behavior.
  • Must demonstrate annually a clear background check and review of child safety practices as required for camp accreditation by the American Camping Association.
  • Possess personal spiritual discipline that models a proactive approach toward personal, spiritual, and relational health.

 

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