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Cook – starts at $13/hr

Zion National Park - Xanterra

Zion National Park, Utah

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Summer, Year Round

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Job Type

18 Years Old

Minimum Age

1 year

Minimum Experience

Job Description


Turn a hiking trail into an amazing career path with us! At Xanterra, we are a welcoming community of employees who work hard, share a passion for the environment, and enjoy creating memorable experiences for our guests in some of the most beautiful places on earth. As southern Utah's sanctuary, Zion National Park offers extraordinary recreation possibilities. Interested in upgrading your backyard? Apply today!

Entry-level position helps with daily operations of our fast-paced kitchen. Will help with food prep, cooking, and cleaning as needed. Can help train candidates if you have limited experience in the kitchen or food and beverage. 

The Details:
*Free housing available through December 14, 2022!*
Start Date: Immediate, but can be flexible
Position Type: Year-Round or Seasonal 
Wage Range: $13.00/hr

Perform all duties toward the goal of providing excellent guest service in an efficient manner.
Follow all policy, procedures and service standards.
Responsible for prep, set-up, service, clean up, and restocking of cooks line and appropriate prep areas.
Adhere to all sanitation requirements including product rotation, temperature maintenance and record keeping, storage procedures, cooking requirements, and handling techniques.
Ability to complete orders, by the plate or the pan, properly, according to approved menu specs and in a timely manner.
Ability to work from prep and par lists and follow standardized recipes. Commit food specifications to memory.
Develop and maintain positive communication and teamwork with all co-workers and supervisors.
Conducts themselves in a professional manner with the awareness that all actions and communications are within staffs view. 
Maintain appearance and uniform standards.
Work quickly, efficiently, and safely with all kitchen equipment.

Previous line or batch cooking experience.
Knowledge of basic sanitation and kitchen equipment skills.
Comprehending and extending/converting recipes.
Ability to absorb large amounts of information in a short period of time.
Ability to follow directions.
Must be able to stand for long periods of time, approximately 8 hours.
Ability to work in a hot environment for long periods of time, approximately 8 hours.
Must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 25 pounds.
Must be able to bend, stretch, and reach for extended periods of time.

Positions to Fill

25 openings

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