Salary Range:  Negotiable

Directly responsible to: Food Service Director during the summer, Executive Director Spring & Fall.

Position Purpose:

To assist with essential food service during the spring, summer, and fall to ensure it occurs properly and efficiently for all campers, staff, and guests. This non-profit organization serves 3 healthy meals to approximately 140 people a day during the summer.  The food service department will become an integral part of the overall camp program and community.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Prepare, cook and serve in accordance to proper Food Safety Regulations all required meals

as instructed by the Camp cook.

  • Prepare, cook and serve alternative meals when necessary or requested.
  • Supervise and mange support staff.
  • Attend any necessary training as needed to maintain high quality food service.
  • Ensure the kitchen and dining area is safe, secure and organized.
  • Evaluate current season and make recommendations for following seasons.
  • In seasonal operation, clean and prepare food service areas for use.  Close kitchen down for off-season.
  • Clean all used cooking dishes, utensils, surfaces and equipment.
  • Help clean guest dishes, utensils and tables when needed.
  • Complete all food service laundry from start to finish when needed.
  • Remove all food service trash to outside container.
  • Responsible for Recycling.
  • Clean guest dining and food serving area.


  • Experience in institutional or large food service setting.
  • Experience in supervising effectively.
  • Experience at a summer camp or residential program a plus.
  • Must possess similar values and ideals to Camp Bishopswood’s philosophy and mission.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of current ME State Department of Health code and safety laws and practices is preferred.
  • Knowledge of and experience in preparation of special dietary foods.
  • Ability to work well with others in a team setting is a must.
  • Valid foodservice certifications, i.e. ServeSafe certificate.


Physical Aspects of the Job:

  • Physical ability to lift and carry 50 pounds minimum.
  • Physical mobility and endurance to perform tasks while standing/walking for long periods of time (60 minutes or more).

Ability to effectively communicate with parents of campers regarding dietary needs and restrictions.