MWI Cook
Appalachian Mountain Club

Expand your skills in the kitchen as a Lodge Cook in one of the Maine Wilderness Lodges!

Come see the beauty of the 100 Mile Wilderness in the winter!

Greenville, Maine
$15.00 / hour
No experience required
Start Date:
Starts in 3 months. (Jan 02, 2023)

Position Title: Lodge Cook  

Reports To: Lodge Manager 

Location: Greenville, Maine --  Gorman Chairback Lodge, Little Lyford Lodge, or Medawisla Wilderness Lodge (click links to learn more!) 

Dates: January 2, 2023 - March 10, 2023

Position Description Summary:  

Beyond Maine’s bustling seaports and crowded resort towns lies an untarnished wilderness full of mountain landscapes. Nestled here, in the 100 Mile Wilderness, sit three off-the-grid Wilderness Lodges owned and operated by the Appalachian Mountain Club. Enjoy endless summer and winter recreation activities while living and working remotely. Provide warm, well-rounded meals and hospitality to guests vacationing at one location or adventuring between lodges. If this sounds like a destination that you would like to explore and you're interested in expanding your skills in the kitchen, consider joining our team as a Lodge Cook! 

What you’ll be doing:  

  • Work independently to prepare all meals and snacks as scheduled and instructed according to pre-planned menus and established meal times. 
  • Welcome and assist visitors and guests in a positive manner; respond to any problems or special requests with a professional demeanor. 
  • Clean, sanitize and inspect all areas maintained by the Kitchen Staff on a daily basis
  • Meet Maine Health Codes and Standards by always maintaining a clean and organized kitchen, dry storage, refrigerator, and freezers. Meet updated cleaning and PPE requirements related to COVID-19 
  • Actively promote and provide up-to-date information on the services and programs of the AMC and encourage members to support the AMC’s public service efforts. 
  • Implement energy conservation and environmentally sound practices in daily operations
  • Bake fresh bread daily for trail lunch sandwiches and dinner service. Perfect your hand at sweet treats while keeping the cookie jar full and preparing nightly desserts 
  • Provide alternatives for guests with dietary restrictions.. 
  • Other duties as assigned. This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by their supervisor. 

Compensation and benefits: 

  • Salary Range: $16.00/ hour
  • Free room & board on-site at your assigned Wilderness Lodge
  • 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 a vesting schedule
  • Paid Sick Time: eligible to accrue up to 10 days 

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