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About the Organization Circus Smirkus is a nonprofit arts and education organization based in Greensboro, Vermont. Our mission is to promote the skills, culture and traditions of the traveling circus, and to inspire youth to engage in life-changing adventures in the circus arts.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

Title: Camp Cook


Department: Camp

Staffing Classification: Seasonal

Reports To: Camp Head Cook

FLSA Status: Exempt

Last Updated: 2/4/2021



Responsible for providing nutritious, tasty, filling, and economical meals for campers and staff (Approx. 122 people)

(Majority of duties, but not meant to be all-inclusive nor prevent other duties from being assigned as necessary.)

  1. Assist in preparation of three meals per day, morning and afternoon snacks

  2. Assist Head Cook in inventory tracking and menu preparation.

  3. Assist in the pre season set-up and end of season tear-down of kitchen equipment as directed by the Head Cook.

  4. Follow all food safety rules during food preparation and storage.

  5. Maintain a clean safe kitchen, dishwashing, dining and service area. Assist in routine cleaning and sanitation of all food-preparation and storage areas and the related equipment.

  6. Help prep cooks and dishwashers with their tasks as needed.

  7. Provide an attractive presentation for all meals.

  8. Put away food deliveries

  9. Other jobs, as needed.


Position Requirements


  1. Experience of food preparation and serving, storage of food and dishwashing procedures is preferred.

  2. Experience adapting menus and preparing food to accommodate special dietary and health needs.

  3. Knowledge and training in food service health and safety (ServeSafe).


(Typical working conditions associated with this type of work and environmental hazards, if any, that may be encountered in performing the duties of this position.)

Internal: Work is normally conducted in a kitchen environment: Pie Car trailer, and prep kitchen/dining hall.


(The physical effort generally associated with this position.)

Work involves standing, walking, bending, kneeling, reaching, stooping, and other physical activities consistent with setting up heavy equipment. Work may include lifting, carrying or moving objects and equipment weighing over 50 pounds.



Supervision is received from the Camp Head Cook.



This is an approx. three month seasonal position from the beginning of June to the end of August.


A Promise of Inclusion

Circus Smirkus celebrates all types of peoples, cultures, and skills to showcase the multifaceted triumph of human abilities, particularly among our youth population. Joining Circus Smirkus – as a participant, an employee, a volunteer, or an audience member – means you belong. And to all who join, Smirkus asks for you to embrace our values and to help us create joy and magic for everyone who encounters a Smirkus program. We commit to providing everyone equal opportunity to shine— both in and out of the ring.



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