Want to spend your fall in the land of the polar bears?
Natural Habitat Adventures is seeking experienced kitchen staff to assist with the preparation of breakfast and lunch for our tour groups during the polar bear season in Churchill, Manitoba. The staff provides food for up to 100 people daily for 7-week season. This is an independent contractor position from early October through late November.
Each day, tour groups spend the day out on the tundra viewing polar bears from a rover and lunch is served on the rover. The staff will work overnight in the kitchen of one of the town hotels to prepare and pack lunch for each of the groups traveling on the tundra that day. The kitchen staff also prepares a buffet breakfast for the guests staying at the hotel. The work shift for this position generally begins shortly after midnight and finishes mid-morning.
Sample responsibilities of this position may include, but are not limited to, the following:
The ideal candidate will have at least 4 years’ experience in a kitchen setting. Experience in the travel industry (lodges, expedition ships, etc.) highly preferred. Fluency in English. Ability to walk, stand and/or bend continuously to perform essential job functions. Ability to work under pressure and deal with stressful situations during busy periods. Ability to make independent decisions and respond to the needs of guests. Ability to work overnight. Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. High levels of integrity, maturity, patience and enthusiasm. Ability to work individually and as part of a team.
ABOUT NATURAL HABITAT ADVENTURES
Natural Habitat Adventures has been perfecting the art of nature expedition for more than 25 years. Operating ethically and responsibly in the areas where we run our trips and in our own community has always been a crucial component of our core ideology. Our adventures take travelers off-the-beaten path where they can experience our planet’s greatest natural wonders, such as observing mountain gorillas in a rainforest, viewing polar bears on the arctic tundra, exploring the Galapagos Islands from an intimate yacht, or any number of other enriching wildlife and nature encounters. For more information about Natural Habitat Adventures, see http://www.nathab.com.
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