Be part of the AMC team, and work and live in beautiful northern Maine!
Multi-sport, outdoor destination unlike any other. Majestic, rustic and serene!
- Greenville, ME
- Some experience required
- Start Date:
- Job starts soon! (Dec 11, 2017)
Join the Appalachian Mountain Club's Culinary Team in Maine!
Beyond Maine's bustling seaports and crowded resort towns lies an untarnished wilderness replete with mountain landscapes and countless remote fishing ponds. Escape to the tranquility of flowing rivers and spectacular waterfalls in the heart of an untouched wilderness. Wake up to the echoing calls of native loons and spot an elusive moose. Discover dramatic vistas along miles of interconnected trails or try your hand at landing one of the bountiful brook trout and landlocked salmon that inhabit the nearby ponds and streams. If this sounds like a destination that you’d like to live and work in, then consider joining our team as a Cook!
This is a multi-season position with housing available on-site. Our summer season runs mid-May to November (Winter Season runs mid-December to mid-March). Opportunities for alternative work assignments during out-of-season periods may be structured.
Daily responsibilities included, but are not limited to:
- All aspects of meal preparation and delivery for each backcountry facility, from menu planning and purchasing to service and clean up.
- Creating wholesome, healthy and high quality meals from scratch, while utilizing natural, local and high quality ingredients.
- Meeting guest’s special needs diets as required.
- Procure food and supplies to support the using of local and regional resources.
- Implement energy conservation and environmentally sound practices in daily operations.
An enthusiasm for living in and sharing a wilderness environment is a must! The ideal candidate will also have prior meal planning, purchasing and cooking experience, exceptional customer service skills and an outgoing, friendly attitude.
Benefits include a 30% discount on all merchandise sold at AMC facilities and in AMC catalogs, access to various pro deals that help you purchase gear at deeply reduced rates, a one-year AMC membership, 4 free nights for you and your immediately family members at AMC facilities and a 4% match on retirement your contribution.
The Appalachian Mountain Club has zero tolerance for child abuse or placing children in danger. The AMC requires all employees who work in a program or facility which serves children, disabled persons or the elderly to have a criminal background record check performed on their name annually with employment contingent upon satisfactory results.
The AMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in the workplace. The AMC encourages the involvement of all people in its mission and activities, through its membership, programs, policies and procedures. Our goal is to be a community that is comfortable, inviting and accessible for people of any age, gender, race, religion, ethnicity, ability, sexual orientation or socioeconomic status. Join us!
How to Apply
Interested candidates should forward a resume along with a cover letter when applying.