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Ponderosa Prep Cook

Ponderosa Prep Cook

Job ID 
Food Service
# of Openings 
Location Name 
Ponderosa Lodge
Job Location 
US-CA-Mount Hermon
Posted Date 
Targeted Job Start Date 
Casual Part-Time

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Casual Part-Time 0-30 hours weekly


Position Objective:


The PL Kitchen Helper will clean dishes and assist the cooks with food preparation to offer high quality food products and service to Ponderosa Lodge guests, in a manner consistent with MHA’s mission, vision and values.

Key Job Accountabilities:

  • Ensures dishes are sanitized and available as needed.
  • Place clean dishware, glassware, silverware and pot/pans in specified shelves according to sanitation and cleaning procedures.
  • Assist the cooks with food preparation.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.


General Qualifications:

Ability to respect the Mount Hermon Association, Inc.’s mission, vision, values and statement of beliefs. Of strong moral character and integrity.


  • Minimum two years’ High School.

Work Experience:

  • None required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to quickly learn how to safely operate a dish machine.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks efficiently and appropriately.
  • Ability to hear well in a loud environment in order to respond to employee needs.
  • Ability to work well both in a team atmosphere and independently. Fluency in English required.

Key Job Accountabilities

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand continually for 4-5 hour shifts.
  • Ability to lift and carry at least 40 lbs. 

Additional Requirements/Skills:

  • Adherence to company dress code and professional standards for personal grooming and appearance.
  • Adherence to the basic principles as expressed in Mount Hermon’s Mission, Vision, Values and Commitment statements.
  • Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and PM shifts.
  • Adherence to Mount Hermon standards for guest service.

*This job description reflects essential functions of this position. It does not restrict management’s right to reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.