Kitchen Assistant at St. Joe Club & Resorts

Business/Strategic Management
St. Joe Club & Resorts
Rosemary Beach, FL 32461
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Wage Rate: $11.00 /hour
Status: Full Time
Type: Year Round
Availability:  Open.  Must be able to work AM and PM shifts, weekends and holidays.

  • Daily preparation and management of fresh made prep recipes
  • Management of prep charts ensuring freshness, shelf life and proper food safe practices are controlled.
  • Maintain knowledge of company specifications and recipes.
  • Adherence to cost control guidelines.
  • Maintain quality and speed of production.
  • Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies/service procedures/standards.
  • Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment. Use equipment only as intended.
  • Monitor and maintain cleanliness, sanitation and organization of assigned work areas.
  • Use correct cleaning chemicals for designated items, according to OSHA regulations.
  • Set up and organize work station with designated supplies and equipment; report shortages to supervisor. Replenish as needed throughout the shift.
  • Check the working condition of dishwashing machine in accordance with specifications; rectify any deficiencies.
  • Fill the dishwashing machine with specified amounts of designated chemicals. Ensure the temperature level of each cycle is set to standard.
  • Organize the breakdown area for drop off of dirty wares.
  • Remove excess food, debris and film from soiled wares before placing them in the dishwashing machine.
  • Position wares in designated racks correctly and send through dishwashing machine only when full.
  • Clean only designated wares in the dishwashing machine.
  • Remove washed wares from dishwashing machine and allow to air dry.
  • Inspect the cleanliness and condition of all washed wares and rewash wares not meeting standards.
  • Sort, stack and store cleaned wares in designated areas.
  • Handle all wares carefully to prevent breakage and loss.
  • Change dishwashing machine water/filters and refill as specified to ensure all wares are properly cleaned.
  • Monitor usage of dishwashing machine and chemicals to maximize consumption of water and chemicals.
  • Maintain cleanliness and working condition of garbage disposal.
  • Breakdown and clean dishwashing machine and work areas.
  • Clean and sanitize pots, pans, utensils and other kitchen equipment.
  • Stock Kitchen lines with designated cleaned wares, utensils and equipment.
  • Clean spills in Kitchen and work areas immediately.
  • Use designated chemicals, supplies and equipment to clean various floor surfaces (brooms, mops, stripper, buffer, etc.).
  • Transport mats to the loading dock and clean.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of supply/storage closets; remove trash, wipe down shelves/counters; clean floors; remove items which do not belong and place in correct areas.
  • Transport garbage containers from kitchen and work areas to dumpster; empty and clean Adhere to recycling regulations.
  • Clean garbage compactor and area as assigned.
  • Report any damages, maintenance problems or safety hazards to the supervisor.
  • Adhere to all Health Department, sanitation and safety regulations as required by the hotel.
  • Organize and restock work areas for next shift.


  • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
  • Ability to monitor and/or maintain quality control standards.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
  • Knowledge of maintenance and care of culinary facilities, equipment, supplies, and materials.
  • Knowledge of food preparation and presentation methods, techniques, and quality standards.
  • Knowledge of organizational structure, workflow, and operating procedures.
  • Ability to lead and train staff and/or students.


  • The physical environment in which the work is performed includes indoor HV AC climate control.  It may also include working in an outdoor kitchen for particular food outlets.
  • Physical efforts or distracting elements required of this position:  REGULAR:  Lifting (up to 50 lbs.), standing for at least an 8 hour shift, prolonged visual attention, other (walking, kneeling, climbing stairs).  OCCASIONAL:  Noise

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the associate occupying this position. Associates will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.

  • Flexibility:
    • This is a demanding business and we look for flexibility with work days and hours, but it’s also a lot of fun!
  • Experience: 
    • One or more years of culinary experience is preferred, but not required
  • Familiarity with hospitality industry practices preferred.
  • Knowledge:
    • Quality knowledge of food safety, sanitation, food products, and food service equipment.
  • People Person:
    • Must be able to work as a team with your fellow co-workers to make the experience enjoyable, but also the be an efficient kitchen maintaining set ticket times.