Position Announcement

JOB TITLE: NOLS Three Peaks Ranch Kitchen Manager

REPORTS TO: NOLS Three Peaks Ranch Manager

JOB OBJECTIVE: Run all aspects of the kitchen at NOLS Three Peaks Ranch. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Strong communication and organizational skills, initiative, self-motivation, a strong work ethic, creativity and problem solving ability required. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 
  • Desire to learn, live, and work in a small community, and maintain a positive environment. 
  • Ability to work safely and efficiently without direct supervision. 
  • Cooking experience is preferred, but desire to learn about cooking and food is necessary. 
  • Must be able to accommodate an ever-changing work schedule, which may include working weekends, 13-hour days, and 50+ hour weeks.

FUNDS AND/OR PROPERTY: Work directly with supervisor to develop and maintain a kitchen budget. Responsible for petty cash, credit cards, kitchen-related receipts, and accounts. Responsible for proper care, cleaning, and maintenance of kitchen facility.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Inventory, order, and stock all kitchen supplies within a budget. 
  • Provide healthy, nutritious home-cooked meals for students when they are at Three Peaks.
  • Stock kitchen with staples for staff and supplementary items for resupplies.  
  • Maintain communication and work closely and effectively in a team setting with others.
  • Develop and maintain positive relations with all food vendors, local businesses, and community.
  • Maintain a sanitary and organized kitchen facility. 
  • Supervise others in light kitchen preparation and cleanup duties.
  • Perform other tasks as necessary, such as: course drop-offs/pick-ups, course evacuation drives, transportation, and maintenance tasks.
  • Work with supervisor to create a balanced work schedule—much will be self- motivated. 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: NOLS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetics information, disability unrelated to job or admission requirements, or status as a protected veteran. The school’s nondiscrimination policy applies to all phases of its employment process, its admission and financial aid programs, and to all other aspects of its educational programs and activities. Retaliation directed to any person who pursues a discrimination complaint or grievance, participates in a discrimination investigation, or otherwise opposes unlawful discrimination is prohibited.

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK: A criminal background check is required from all NOLS employees.

E-VERIFY: NOLS participates in E-verify.

MOTOR VEHICLE RECORD:  Applicants must be at least 21 years of age by the position start date and possess a valid driver’s license. Must have a clean driving history and able to meet the criteria for NOLS vehicle insurance coverage.

WORK LOCATION: Three Peaks Ranch, Boulder, Wyoming—NOLS Rocky Mountain. Private housing and food is provided on-site, throughout employment, for a small fee. Kitchen and living areas are communal.

HOW TO APPLY:  Email a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Kelsey Wicks, NOLS Three Peaks Ranch Manager.
Email: kelsey_wicks@nols.edu
Contact Kelsey Wicks with questions.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: January 14, 2019.

EMPLOYMENT DATES: This is a 3 - to 4.5-month position starting in May or June, 2019.

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