Job Description



Job Title:                                   Night Cook/Baker

Job Class:                                  Non-Exempt

Reports To:                              Steward (Offshore Chief Cook)

Position Supervises:         Utility 




General Summary:

Produce quality bakery items required at the worksite as directed by steward. Assist the day cook in completing the evening dinner meal line and prepare and serve the midnight meal and breakfast according to contact. Manage the night crew and ensures that all duties are completed. 


Essential Job Functions/ Major Responsibilities: include the following. (Other duties may be assigned)

  • Plan, prepare, and serve quality meals and bakery items as directed by steward
  • Comply with customer nutritional contract standards when required
  • Enforce and maintain sanitation and hygiene standards while performing duties
  • Adhere to established schedule for serving meals timely
  • Maintain accurate meal and bunk rosters
  • Supervise on duty catering staff to ensure safe and efficient performance
  • Responsible for timely wake-up duty for entire sleeping crew
  • Train utility personnel for promotability by demonstrating skills and duties
  • Develop behavior modeling and conduct to promote quality work, self-fulfillment and work ethic
  • Establish and maintain good customer relations through courteous daily contact with quality professional service


Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform other duties or special projects according to customer contract and/or as directed by management
  • Ultimately responsible for assuming temporarily, any catering job assignment for which you are trained in the absence of crew members


Knowledge and Job Skills Required:

  • Excellent cooking and baking skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to read, write, and perform mathematical functions
  • Good organizational and supervisory skills
  • Ability to train employees
  • Training in prevention of food borne illness, sanitation, and personal hygiene
  • Basic knowledge in the safety of household pesticides and cleaning chemicals


Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum high school, supervisory skills, computer skills
  • Minimum 2 years cooking/baking experience or culinary certificate equivalence


Essential Physical Fuctions:

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

  • Standing/walking continuously- Stand/walk for sustained periods of time
  • Carrying frequently- Carry maximum of 50 pounds
  • Climbing stairs/ladders frequently
  • Grasping frequently
  • Reaching frequently- Reach in all directions
  • Stooping frequently
  • Pushing frequently- Push maximum of 70 pounds
  • Crouching occasionally
  • Feel (Particularly with fingertips)
  • Hearing ability- To hear emergency or detailed information through verbal communication and alarms
  • Speaking ability- To express or exchange ideas and to convey detailed instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, and/or quickly
  • No active communicable diseases transmitted through food supply as listed by Centers for Disease Control Department of Health and Human Service


Mental Requirements:

  • Self confidence
  • Ability to interact with people
  • Ability to handle multi-tasks and deadlines
  • Work under extreme stress
  • Logical or technical thinking to solve problems
  • Ability to compose and/or generate and analyze reports
  • No phobias concerning heights, flying, boat travel, and confined spaces
  • Control of balance and equilibrium
  • Constant awareness of safety