Food Service Kitchen Aide – Caruth Camp


The Kitchen Aide assists in the preparation and serving of food at the chuckwagon and maintains the chuckwagon and dining area in a sanitary condition. The work is subject to review by state authorities, as well as the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches administrative personnel.

While the Kitchen Aide acts as an assistant to the Cook within the chuckwagon setting, this position reports directly to the Camp Director.

This position is eligible for overtime pay.


The following duties and responsibilities are the various types of work performed in this position. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

1. Assists in the preparation and serving of food for youth, staff, and guests of the facility in a friendly and efficient manner.

2. Maintains the cleanliness and attractiveness of foods, food processing equipment, and the kitchen and dining areas in the chuckwagon.

3. Cleans chuckwagon kitchen area, including cooking and serving dishes and utensils, removal of debris, sweeping and mopping floors, food storage, etc.

4. Provides assistance to the Cooks to ensure that quality food services and health standards are maintained at all times within the chuckwagon.


The person filling this position must have a high school diploma or GED. Prior food service or commercial kitchen experience is preferred. On-the-job training will be considered for those who lack experience but show a strong willingness to learn.

ServSafe Food Handler certification must be attained within the first 14 days of employment.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each area of responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

1. Must possess working knowledge of the use and care of kitchen equipment.

2. Must have the ability to follow assigned schedules and interact with youth and staff in a positive manner.

3. Must have the ability to be flexible in working with various types of individuals in problem solving.


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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, talk, hear and reach with hands and arms. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception and the ability to focus.


Work is generally performed in a kitchen environment. The employee extensively works near moving mechanical parts and regularly works in extreme heat (non-weather). The noise level of the work environment is loud.


$15.00 Hourly.


Open until filled.

For more information, please contact:
Sean Kimble, Camp Director –

Job Category: Food Service Kitchen Aide
Job Type: Full Time - Seasonal
Job Location: Caruth Camp - Inglis - FL

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