Hospitality Specialist

January 26, 2022


• Oversee inventory and ordering of food, equipment and supplies in line with camp budget

• Maintain a sanitary and safe environment for food handling, storage, and serving

• Clean and maintain all food-service areas including kitchen and dining hall

• Be alert to equipment and facilities to ensure appropriate utilization, proper care, and maintenance

• Plan appropriate quantities of nutritious and healthy meals appropriate for campers and guest retreats

• Accommodate and take care to provide for guests and campers with special dietary needs, and provide adaptations/alternatives for dietary restrictions

• Work within a pre-determined budget to create food menu and orders

• Maintain inventory of food and supplies

• Confirm, accept, unload and inventory deliveries of food, supplies, and equipment

• Communicate correct ServSafe procedures and practices with kitchen staff

• Adhere to summer camp or group retreat schedule provided

• Create and maintain a positive, supportive relationship with staff team

• Be alert to staff personal and/or health problems - discuss with Camp Nurse and/or Camp Director when appropriate

• Follow and uphold all safety and security rules and procedures


• Oversee the Housekeeping of Buckhorn facilities

•Manage staff and volunteers in a professional manner

• Oversee the inventory and ordering of cleaning supplies in line with camp budget

• Monitor chemicals used in cleaning 

• Ensure safety measure are in place when storing chemicals and cleaning solutions

• Adhere to safety guidelines and best practices in house keeping 

• Train summer staff in cleaning procedures

• Check and sign-off on facilities cleaned before each group’s arrival


• Ability to communicate orally and in writing

• Capability of working with groups (of varying age and  skill levels) to provide necessary instruction/ information

• Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards

• Ability to enforce safety regulations and execute appropriate emergency procedure

• Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist others in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, injury, etc.)

• Ability to safely and properly use kitchen equipment

• Duties will include/require prolonged standing, bending, stooping, walking,

• Hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate equipment

• Ability to lift and move items up to 50 lbs.


• Minimum 21 years of age

• Food Safety works/ServSafe certified or ability to become  certified once hired

• Knowledge of and experience in food service: ordering, inventory, budgeting, food preparation, family-style serving, cleaning, and commercial kitchen equipment

• Experience in institutional or large food service setting a plus

• Willingness to follow directions and work as a team member

• Strong organizational and communication skills

• Ability to work independently, take initiative, and actively problem solve

• Good character, integrity, and adaptability

• Willingness to ask for assistance when needed

• Good health, ability to lift up to 50 lbs., and be on feet for  extended periods of time

• Heart for service, love for food, and pride in maintaining / overseeing team for facility cleanliness


Financial compensation is dependent on experience; weekly pay starts at $450 per week. 

All Buckhorn seasonal staff are provided on-site lodging, meals when camps are in session, access to 320-acres of  remote wilderness in a beautiful mountain setting, scheduled time off, and relatively close proximity to Fort Collins, Loveland, Cheyenne, and Laramie!

Contact: Austin Hubbard

Address: 381 Old Camp Rd. Bellvue CO 80512

Phone: 970-484-2508

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