Baker

Ridgedale, MO
Culinary
06-10-2019
BCL
Depends on Experience 
Varies

Summary: To prepare baked goods for the resort's food and beverage outlets.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

1.    Possess a solid background in breads, pastries, cakes and sauces with the knowledge of cake decorating techniques including wedding cakes.

2.    Handle knives excellently and operate all kitchen equipment in a safe, efficient and effective manner.

3.    Be able to work with others well in a close environment with a  learning attitude possessing speed and efficiency.

4.    Be able to assume control of the kitchen in the absence of a Sous Chef.

5.    Be able to lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis.

6.    Follow the kitchen chain of command; ie Chefs, Cook I, Cook II,  Cook III.

7.    Take an active role in the training of new cooks.

8.    Duties will range from creative to redundant with large volume baking on a daily basis.

9.    Perform other duties as required.

 

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:  Fifth year college or university program certificate; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills:  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited  standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  Must be at least 18 years old, have a safe driving record and the ability to obtain a Missouri class E or Arkansas P designated drivers license.

Other Skills and Abilities: The ability to work well with a team, to prioritize, a sense of urgency and a real concern for guest satisfaction.

Other Qualifications:

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions and extreme cold. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.