Kitchen Assistant, Peconic Dunes Camp, Southold, NY

Kitchen Assistant, Peconic Dunes Camp, Southold, NY

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Food Service Manager or Cook, the kitchen assistant helps with food preparation, service, and storage. Responsible for kitchen sanitation, including but not limited to cleaning and sanitizing surfaces, utensils, and equipment; disposing of food and other waste products; and operating the dishwasher.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be 16 years or older to meet age requirements for the position set by the NYS Department of Health.
  • Able to work flexible hours, including early mornings and weekends as needed.
  • Able to lift 20-50 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possess a valid Suffolk County Department of Health Food Managers Certificate.
  • 1-2 years previous experience with increasing responsibility in a kitchen.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted nutrition guidelines.
  • Able to operate commercial kitchen equipment.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and Educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO and Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.


Salary: Starting at $1,600 Full Summer (depending on experience)

Schedule: Exempt – TEMP: June 4, 2023 – August 19, 2023

For More Information Please Contact:

Lisa Goldberg

Camp Operations Manager


A review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained.

Applicants need to:

  • Attach/upload a cover letter to the online application in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  • Attach/upload a resume to the online application in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  • Attach/upload contacts info for three references to the online application in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

In the "Experience" section of your application, use the Paperclip icon to search for file(s) or use the "Drop Files Here" box to manually drag document(s) into your application.Once the application is submitted, you will be unable to change your submission or add attachments.

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No relocation or VISA Sponsorship is available.

The Association may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and employees to perform their essential functions.If you require an accommodation to participate in the selection process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County Human Resources at (631) 727-7850 ext. 242 or via email at

Cornell Cooperative Extension collaborates with Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and New York State residents. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.

Last updated October 26, 2022