Job: Food Service Lead Cook / Shift Manager

Becket-Chimney Corners YMCA
748 Hamilton Road
BECKET, MA 01223


Company Description:
The Becket-Chimney Corners YMCA is an independent YMCA located on 1500 acres in the beautiful Berkshires of Western MA close to nationally renowned cultural and historic attractions such as Jacob’s Pillow and Tanglewood. Chimney Corners Camp, Camp Becket and the Travel and Service Program, Becket Day Camp and the Berkshire Outdoor Center are the five primary program focuses for the Becket-Chimney Corners YMCA. Camp Becket for boys and Chimney Corners Camp for girls are traditional resident camps with rich traditions and commitment to character development. Program offerings are in aquatics, athletics, theater, dance, creative arts, horseback riding, service learning, adventure trips, team building and high ropes. Our Travel & Service Programs offer a unique life experience to teens and our Berkshire Outdoor Center offers a wide-range of year-round programs for individuals, families and groups. We are conveniently located off Route 8 past Jacobs Pillow; 15 minutes from center of Lee.

Job Title:
Food Service Lead Cook / Shift Manager
Salary Range:Location:
To Commensurate With Experience Becket
Job Type:Category:
SeasonalHotel & Restaurant
Education Level:Work Experience:
Up to One Year
ServSafe - Preference: Preferred

Food Service Shift Managers are responsible for the preparation and service of all food at Becket Chimney Corners YMCA (and any other facilities as identified by the administrative team); for the cleanliness and maintenance of the food service department; and for the supervision of a Shift Staff.

Persons holding this position must have a degree in culinary arts or the equivalent work experience in the Food Service Industry to handle large volume feeding at a high quality level. Other characteristics are a concern for sanitation, the ability to work well with others and a commitment to the ideals of the YMCA. The incumbent shall be guided in all instances by the operating policies and established goals of the Becket-Chimney Corners YMCA.


Ability to work in excess of a 40-hour week with irregular work hours.
Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time.
Must be able to lift and carry supplies weighing up to 30 pounds (Cooking equipment, slicing machines, etc.).
Expect to be standing for most of the working day.
Position may require bending, leaning, kneeling, and walking.