EDR Cooks
Rainier Guest Services

EDR Cooks - Work at beautiful Mt. Rainier - single room housing - some positions starting right away

Two hours from Seattle

Ashford, Washington and Paradise, Washington
Some experience required
Start Date:
Starts immediately!


Prepare, cook, and serve food in a three meals per day Employee Dining Room that are nutritious, safe, wholesome, eye appealing, delicious, and meet recipe and food cost specifications.


  • Prepare and cook food items according to recipes, daily menus, and supervisor instructions
  • Clean and inspect kitchen equipment and appliances, and work areas to ensure cleanliness and functional operation
  • Operate all food stations, including performing station checklist, temperature log, and signage
  • Requisition food supplies, kitchen equipment and appliances based on estimates of future needs
  • Provide guidance to EDR Attendants
  • Adhere to food safety guidelines including ServSafe and HACCP
  • Attend and participate in safety meetings
  • Sample, smell, and observe food to ensure conformance to recipes and taste and appearance standards
  • Performs such other related duties as directed or required


  • High School Diploma/G.E.D. equivalent required; Culinary school diploma preferred
  • Knowledge of and moderate ability to competently cook at all relevant kitchen stations; able to provide large numbers of batch meals in a timely fashion with supervision and direction
  • Three months culinary experience in restaurant, catering, or employee dining room required; national park experience strongly preferred
  • Possess or be able to successfully complete ServSafe certification; strong sanitation skills
  • Possess strong knowledge of culinary terms and practices; able to prepare items and follow recipes

Physical and Mental Requirements

  • Move about to accomplish tasks, particularly frequent movements from place to place within the unit.  Bend, lift, carry, reach/extend arms and hands above shoulder height frequently; move in a constantly changing environment
  • Lift, carry, and push up to 15 lbs. regularly, 20-30 lbs. frequently, and up to 50 lbs. occasionally
  • Able to withstand temperature extremes in freezer, walk-in refrigerator, and cooking areas
  • Able to stand for extended periods
  • Climb steps regularly
  • Speech recognition and clarity, including the ability to understand the speech of co-workers and the ability to speak clearly to be understood by same in English; ability to read work-related documents in English
  • Physical presence at the job site is essential to perform job duties


Equipment Used

    • Typical professional kitchen equipment and utensils (knife, range, oven, mixer, etc.)
    • Required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) used: gloves, cut glove, steel mesh, mitt, apron, goggles

How to Apply

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