Title Kitchen Assistant / Prep Cook / Dishwasher
Salary T.B.D.
Location Big Basin – Boulder Creek, CA
Job Information

Job Description:

Position: Kitchen Assistant / Prep Cook / Dishwasher

Reports to: Chef/Lead Cook/Food & Beverage Director

Classification: Seasonal, Part Time or Full Time, Hourly, Non-Exempt

Salary Range: T.B.D.



  • Understanding of restaurant/cafe operational procedures
  • Possess a current California Food Handler Certificate
  • Able to work varying shifts, weekends, evenings and holidays
  • Able to stand for long periods of time
  • Able to work unsupervised
  • Able to prioritize and work in fast-paced environment
  • Able to follow direction and work in team environment
  • Reliable transportation.


  • Assists cook with food preparation and service
  • Properly uses and cleans all kitchen areas and equipment
  • Assists cook as requested in tasks as directed including dishwashing, cutlery cleaning, trash disposal
  • Light cooking (stirring, heating, preparing cold foods, etc.) when directed
  • Unload and stock deliveries
  • Maintains clean and orderly cook station, following sanitation and food preparation guidelines
  • Reports all low par inventory/supply levels and issues to supervisor
  • Manages down time by cleaning, re-stocking, etc.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Adheres to Company dress code while on duty

Be a willing member of the California Parks Company, performing any and all duties and functions as assigned to the best of his/her ability.


The Prep Cook/Dishwasher will use various tools and equipment on a daily basis. Footwear required shall be a high quality closed toe shoe with non-skid sole providing ankle support. No open toe sandals or flip flops will be allowed on the job. Kitchen personnel are required to wear long pants and hair restraints in preparation functions. The Prep Cook/Dishwasher will be knowledgeable in the safety practices and standards set by the Company, relative to the work environment he/she operates in. He/she will also make it a duty to assure that all co-workers are working with those same safety practices and standards.


Physical requirements: O-Occasional (1-33%), F-Frequent (35-66%), C-Continuous (67-100%)

1) Standing-C  2) Walking-C  3) Sitting-O  4) Lifting– F to 40# max  5) Carrying- F to 40# max  6) Pushing-O  7) Pulling-O  8) Climbing-O  9) Balancing-O  10) Stooping-F  11) Kneeling-O  12) Crouching-F  13) Reaching-F  14) Handling-C  15) Hearing-C    16) Speaking-C   17) Seeing-C    18) Depth Percep-F    19) Color Vision-F

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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Please complete the application and mail it to: The California Parks Company 21600 Big Basin Way,

Boulder Creek, CA 95006

Contact Information

Big Basin Redwoods Park Company

Phone: 831-338-4745 (Ext 10)

Email: BigBasin@CalParksCo.com

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