Deer Hill Expeditions (DHE) is seeking to hire a skilled, motivated and experienced individual for the Food Manager position. This position plays an integral role here at Deer Hill by bringing us together over meals. Primary responsibilities include managing a commercial kitchen, meal planning, ordering food, hiring and managing kitchen cooks. Deer Hill’s operating season is fast paced and includes long days. This position requires dedication, active leadership, and clear communication skills, mentoring skills, initiative, patience and humor. The ideal candidate is attentive to details and deadlines, organized, self-motivated, and adaptable.
Reliable access to phone and available for food issues that arise.
Experience using computers in an office environment.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to lift and carry 50lbs
An ability to multitask and perform job responsibilities well under pressure
Motivated and organized with prior relevant experience
Outgoing, friendly, positive attitude, strong listening skills with ability to deliver and receive feedback.
Familiarity with outdoor experiential education.
Demonstrated tolerance for adversity and uncertainty.
About Deer Hill Expeditions
Since 1984, Deer Hill Expeditions has guided wilderness adventure and cultural exchange community service experiences for young people in the American Southwest and Costa Rica. Deer Hill runs summer adventure camp programs that include backpacking, rock climbing, river rafting and working on community service projects with Native American families. Deer Hill also creates custom designed trips for groups such as schools and organizations that combine those same elements of adventure, challenge, learning and fun.