Mount Hermon

Lead Baker

Job Location US-CA-Mount Hermon
Job ID
Food Service
# of Openings
Location Name
Conference Center
Posted Date
2 months ago(8/12/2021 1:36 AM)
Job Start Date
Hidden (24328)


PART TIME 0 - 35 Hours Weekly


Hourly Pay Rate $15.75 - $16.50


Do you love the smell of the bread you just made coming out of the oven? Are you looking for a place where you put your baking skills to work and make a difference? This is your opportunity to be a part of an amazing Ministry that is changing lives for Jesus!

Our Lead Baker position will be someone who is looking to exceed our guests expectations by using their God-given talents to dream up and follow recipes, and prepare delicious pastries, donuts, cakes and breads. If you have experience working as a baker/ or pastry cook and would
love to step up in your career, we want you to be a part of our team!

If you love working in team settings, have a sweet tooth, and would like to grow in your culinary career. Please apply!


The Lead Baker is a Ministerial position. Ministerial staff render their work, stewardship, relationships and behavior as evidence of being followers of Jesus Christ while embracing and affirming Mount Hermon Association, Inc.'s ("MHA)" Christian mission, vision, beliefs and standards of conduct. They are responsible for defining, cultivating and leading MHA’s Christian community, conference programs, and retreats. All staff join into our community life of prayer, worship and spiritual activity, including but not limited to staff meetings, attendance at programs, Bible Study, and staff gatherings.

Position Objective:

The Bakery Lead is responsible to plan, prepare, set-up and provide quality bakery products for meals for any applicable location and to work in conjunction with the other leads in Food Service to present all food to MHA guests in a manner consistent with MHA’s mission, vision and values.


Key Job Accountabilities:

  • Prepare breads, rolls, muffins, cookies, pies, cakes and other pastries according to the direction of the menu and the Food Service Manager.
  • Create new recipes and concepts for special events as needed.
  • Direct the bakery staff to achieve and exceed the expectation in quality of execution.
  • Instruct and guide all staff working in the bakery to make recipes according to organizational standards while following the proper equipment usage.
  • Follow BEOS and recipes to ensure correct food distribution and reduce food waste.
  • Ensure that proper volume of bakery items are made for each menu item.
  • Monitor and fill out temperature logs and food logs.
  • Ensures all safe food handling practices are followed, and maintains a clean sanitized work area and kitchen equipment.
  • Plan and organize the daily work-flow for the bakery.
  • Additional duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Responsible for directing the bakery staff as instructed by the Food Services & Culinary Director.



  • High school graduate. Coursework or training in Culinary skills is preferred.

Work Experience:

  • 2 years’ experience in a large-scale commercial bakery or kitchen.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to deal with people under stress in a pleasant and courteous manner.
  • Must be creative in presentation and taste.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Ability to be neat, clean, responsible and organized.
  • Have strong skills in delegation, organizing work-flow and staff.
  • Ability to stand for long periods.
  • Ability to work independently, and carry out the directions of the Food Service Manager with little oversight.
  • Ability to become ServeSafe Certified within 30 days of hiring.
  • Ability to enforce all State health code and MHA procedures and policies.

Physical Demands:  

  • Ability to lift and carry at least 50 pounds.
  • Ability to stand and move around the majority of the workday.
  • Ability to work in hot and cold environments, both indoors and outdoors.
  • Ability to use a variety of kitchen tools, equipment and utensils, including sharp objects.
  • Ability to see, hear and speak English.

Additional Requirements

  • Ability to work holidays, nights and weekends as needed.
  • Adherence to the basic principles as expressed in MHA’s Mission, Vision, Values and Commitment statements.
  • Adherence to company dress code and professional standards for personal grooming and appearance.
  • Satisfactory completion of background investigation, or valid work permit, as well as ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.


*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.


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