Snack Bar Cook
Cottonwood Cove Resort and Marina

Join our team at Cottonwood Cove Resort & Marina on Lake Mohave

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Some experience required
Start Date:
Job starts immediately! (Mar 01, 2018)

Forever Resorts operates properties all over the United States and is dedicated to exceptional guest service and fulfilling employee experiences.  We have it all; your job, housing, recreation, and administrative support are all right here.  Your living expenses are minimal and your opportunities for adventure are endless.

At Forever Resorts we believe that staff satisfaction is the most important factor in our overall success as a business.  You can expect to find managers that care about your success and aren't shy about getting down to work right alongside you to get the job done.

Snack Bar Cook

GENERAL PURPOSE:  Accurately and efficiently cook meats, fish, vegetables, soups and other hot food products as well as prepare and portion food products prior to cooking. Also, perform other duties in the areas of food and final plate preparation including plating and garnishing of cooked items and preparing appropriate garnishes for all hot menu item plates.


  • Prepares a variety of meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables, and other food items for cooking in broilers, ovens, grills, fryers and a variety of other kitchen equipment
  • Knows and complies consistently with standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards, and kitchen rules, recipes, policies, and procedures
  • Follows proper plate presentation and garnish set up for all dishes
  • Maintains a clean and sanitary work station
  • Refers to daily prep list at the start of each shift for assigned duties
  • Graciously and quickly fulfills any guest requests possible
  • Handles, stores, labels, and rotates all products properly and in accordance with applicable state laws
  • Stocks and maintains sufficient levels of food products at line stations to assure a smooth service period
  • Closes kitchen properly and follows closing checklist for kitchen stations
  • Promptly reports equipment and food quality or shortage problems to the Manager
  • Overtime as required during the season, May thru October
  • All other duties as assigned


  • Assist front counter staff
  • Clean kitchen and dining area
  • Food preparation
  • Wash dishes


  • Ability to qualify for health, TAM, or other government required cards, classes, etc.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service and communication
  • Ability to multi-task and complete tasks in a timely manner while in a fast-paced kitchen environment
  • Must be able to read and follow recipes unsupervised
  • Possess a positive attitude and work well with other team members
  • Ability to communicate clearly with manager as well as other kitchen and front counter staff
  • Willing to follow direction and ask clarifying questions as needed


  • Lifting 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
  • Able to squat, bend, kneel, reach and stand for several hours without sitting


  • High School diploma/ GED or acceptable experience
  • Minimum two-year experience as a short order cook

We want to provide a safe, healthy, and comfortable existence for our staff so that they can do their best work and maximize their opportunities to explore.  We offer single occupancy, dormitory style housing for a nominal fee as well as discounted RV sites should you bring an RV.  Approximately one hour south of Las Vegas, Cottonwood Cove Resort & Marina is conveniently located in the middle of the 67-mile long Lake Mohave on the Colorado River making us a central hub for leisure and relaxation in the desert.

Forever Resorts in an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question.  We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other protected status.  Please advise us if any accommodations are required to assist you in the application process.

Forever Resorts' Cottonwood Cove Resort & Marina is an authorized concessionaire of the National Park Service - Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

Pre-employment background check and drug screening are required. (EOE)

How to Apply

To apply for this opportunity, please send resume to with reference to the position of interest or apply online at

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