Head Cook
Appalachian Mountain Club

Cook for hungry hikers and skiers in the heart of the White Mountains at the Highland Center!

Located at the southern point of the infamous Presidential Traverse!

Bretton Woods, New Hampshire
$16.00 - $17.00 / hour
Some experience required
Start Date:
Starts immediately!

Position Summary:

The Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) seeks a qualified and enthusiastic Cook for our Highland Center in the heart of the White Mountain National Forest.  Both seasonal and full time opportunities are responsible for the preparation and delivery of meals - including breakfast, lunch, dinner and supporting the snack bar/deli - where 95% of the food is made from scratch.  Our kitchen primarily serves our lodge guests but also serves meals to the many outdoor enthusiasts, tourists and locals that pass through our doors. We strive for happy visitors and guests, and great food is a big part of the equation! 

Compensation and benefits (SEASONAL):

  • Salary Range: $16.00-$17.00/ hour
  • Onsite housing + meals provided for $45 per week
  • Free use of AMC Destinations: 4 nights per year
  • Free annual AMC membership
  • Health Plan + Optional Vision + Dental Insurance: 30+ hours per week for 6+ months      
  • Matching 403(b): 4% with vesting schedule
  • Paid Sick Time: eligible to accrue up to 14 days

Compensation and benefits (FULL TIME):

  • Salary Range: $16.00-$17.00/hour
  • Group Health Plan: 73.2% employer paid   
  • Optional Vision Insurance
  • Optional Dental Insurance
  • Group Life Insurance: 100% employer paid  
  • Long Term Disability Insurance: 100% employer paid  
  • Matching 403(b): 4% with vesting schedule
  • Vacation: 3 weeks accrued each year to start
  • Holidays: Up to 10 paid holidays per year
  • Free use of AMC Destinations
  • Free annual AMC membership
  • Prodeals discounts on equipment and gear

How to Apply

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