Oregon State University's Ship Operations unit within the College of Earth, Oceanic, and Atmospheric Sciences invites applications for future full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, hourly academic wage (as needed) Relief Chief Cook positions. Appointments are anticipated to last up to one year from appointment date.
These positions will be located in Newport, Oregon.
The purpose of the relief Chief Cook position is to provide support and leadership for day-to-day operations of the Steward Department aboard the Research Vessel (R/V) Oceanus, supervision, and training of Steward Department personnel, and food preparation aboard the ship.
This includes policy and process development that ensures safe food handling and cleaning techniques that meet requirements or recommendations established by the Oregon Health Authority, OSHA and other applicable federal and state agencies; ordering and procurement of provisions and supplies for each research cruise; assisting with budget development for the steward department; developing menus and recipes; and meeting established budgetary food cost goals.
This position is a member of a management team aboard the R/V Oceanus and OSU Ship Operations.
The defined qualifications will need to be identified in the Minimum/Required Qualifications field.
Two (2) years of cooking experience which includes six (6) months of cooking experience on a vessel.
Previous supervisory experience on a vessel or in a commercial kitchen.
Valid Merchant Mariner's Credential with Food Handler's endorsement issued by the Coast Guard.
Valid Food Handler's Card issued by the State of Oregon (or equivalent).
Current Standards of Certification and Watch keeping (STCW) endorsement appropriate to this position.
Successfully complete First Aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training.
Meet Coast Guard drug testing requirements.
Ability to obtain a passport.
Ability to complete fire-fighting training.
Ability to obtain Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC).
Ability to speak, read, and write English.
Must not be incapacitated by sea-sickness.
This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030.
The employee in this position is required to work on board the R/V Oceanus at sea on research cruises that may last from one day to three weeks or more before returning to port, in ocean and weather conditions that are highly variable. For information about the Oceanus, please go to https://ceoas.oregonstate.edu/oceanus/.
Ship Operations is a seven day per week operation; therefore, weekend and holiday work may be required. Shift and/or work assignment may change based on operational needs.
The employee in this position may be required to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects weighing up to 40 pounds.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with training, education, and experience
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