Adventureland Park - Culinary Lead

Altoona, IA, USA, 305 34th Ave NW, Altoona, Iowa, United States of America Req #1969
Monday, February 21, 2022

Reports to: Park Chef

Department: Park Foods

Classification: Hourly; Non-Exempt





The Culinary Team Member (seasonal or year-round position) will be assigned oversight of the food preparation in one or more of the food service areas throughout the park. This team member will collaborate with the Area Manager to ensure proper cooking and serving techniques.



·         Motivated to maintain excellent customer service reputation

·         Strong oral and interpersonal skills

·         Strong attention to detail, organization, and follow up

·         Desire to contribute to a supportive and effective team

·         Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced setting

·         Ability to be patient and creatively problem solve

·         Strong attention to detail

·         Customer service-oriented attitude

·         Flexible availability


Essential Job Functions     

·         Prepares workstations with supplies, foods, and condiments

·         Prepares proper quantities of food according to department standards and guest needs

·         Follows recipes and procedures to prepare food

·         Maintains service and hygienic practices

·         Cooking utilizing ovens, fryers, broilers, griddles, mixers, and knives (age restrictions apply)

·         Pre-portioning or individually packaging sauces, sandwiches, salads, and other items

·         Operating a point-of-sale system

·         Accurate handling of food related tickets, coupons, gift cards, and fun money


Secondary Job Functions  

·         Reports hygienic or maintenance issues in a timely manner

·         Properly handles, labels, stocks, and stores products including chemicals and cleaning supplies (age restrictions apply)

·         Protects guest belongings, turns in lost and found items immediately

·         Cooperates with other departments to provide a positive guest experience

·         Promptly notifies the security team or the manager of team member and guest injuries or emergencies

·         Completes additional duties as assigned by supervisors, managers, or directors








Heavy physical workload and excessive bodily motions include but are not limited to:


Physical Requirements       

·         Constant repetitive motion

·         Continually able to lift, push, pull and carry up to 50 lbs.

·         Constantly be able to stand and walk for long periods of time

·         Frequent kneeling, bending, twisting motions 

·         Often squatting and crouching

·         Sporadically able to work in confined spaces

·         Consistently use hands to grasp, control, move objects/tools

·         See differences between colors and brightness

·         See details of objects that are more than a few feet away


This position has exposure to environmental factors that include but are not limited to:


Working Conditions and Environmental Factors

·         Ability to withstand heat and humidity

·         Sporadically work in all areas of the property 

·         Is subject to frequent interruptions and may need to reprioritize activities

·         Consistent communication with team members and other departments

·         Subject to the handling of and exposure to oils, chemicals, detergents, and cleaners (age restrictions apply)

·         Able to tolerate exposure to dust and cleaning chemicals

·         Is subject to exposure to bloodborne pathogens

Other details

  • Job Family FOOD & BEVERAGE
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Seasonal
  • Travel Required No
Location on Google Maps
  • Altoona, IA, USA, 305 34th Ave NW, Altoona, Iowa, United States of America