Typical Hours Required: Monday - Friday, occasional evenings and weekends as required
Pay Rate: Salary depending on experience
General Description of the Work
This is a full-time position for Mission Bar-B-Que. The position will include being trained to prepare and cook various Bar-B-Que meats, side dishes, and desserts. The Pit Master leads in all preparation of food, delivery, and presentation of food. Helpful if comfortable speaking at events promoting Mission Bar-B-Que. Oversee the training and equipping of New Life Recovery residents in vocational/culinary skill development.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1 year of cooking experience
Must possess a Multnomah county Food Handler’s Card
Able to lift 75 pounds
Possess a driver’s license
Ability to follow detailed instructions
Be prompt and thorough in job performance
Demonstrate ability to work with a team
Ability to read and follow recipes
Ability to train and teach culinary skills
Personal Attributes & Values
A personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and a testimony of continued growth in faith
Spiritual maturity as defined by traditional Biblical Standards
Adheres to Portland Rescue Mission's Statement of Faith and Code of Ethics
Desire to serve God in the ministry to hurting men, women and children
A pleasant, gentle, grace filled manner toward others
Possess and demonstrates excellent integrity
Composed and professional
Strong team player and self-starter
Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks as assigned
Able to assess situations and adapt to change and need as presented
Bar-B-Que “Pit”, cooker
Kitchen knives, mixers, blenders, utensils as needed
Measuring cups and devises including Cambro warming equipment to transport product
Vans and other vehicles to transport product
Other Duties as Assigned
The Mission Bar-B-Que Company exists to support the Portland Rescue Mission. Our sole purpose is to produce the best food available in Portland as a testimony to the goodness and care Jesus Christ has shown us. We take the opportunity to share our faith and the purpose of Portland Rescue Mission at any and all opportunities.
In this and any position with Portland Rescue Mission, it is impossible to predict the many requests and assignments that can and will be made on an employee. Flexibility and a cooperative spirit are crucial characteristics of the person who holds this important position and for the successful operation of Portland Rescue Mission services.
We share the Word of God and demonstrate the love of Christ to transform the lives of people experiencing homelessness or addiction.