Position Description

Location AK - Wainwright
Employment Status regular full-time
Clearance Required None
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Olgoonik is a strong family of professional contracting companies established to create benefits for our Alaska Native shareholders and fueled by the belief that to do so our operations must remain of the highest quality, our employees qualified and principled, and our commitment to safety and every client’s mission unconditional.

From our roots in Alaska’s Arctic to our operations in South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, our experienced and dependable workforce consistently delivers results through a sharp combination of innovation and practicality.


Olgoonik is an Equal Opportunity Employer - EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability


Prepare breakfast, soups, meats, vegetables, fried/grilled items, desserts, breads, and other orders in a restaurant setting, working a rotational shift in a remote location.

Signing Bonus: We are pleased to offer the selected candidate a $100 signing bonus following one month of employment and an additional amount of $500 following six months of employment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Estimate food requirements and orders food from supplier or procures food from storage.
  • Prices items on menu.
  • Take orders from tickets.
  • Adjusts thermostat controls to regulate temperatures of ovens, broilers, grills, roaster, and steam kettles.
  • Sets up station according to restaurant guidelines.
  • Prepares all food items as directed in a sanitary and timely manner.
  • Follows recipes, portion controls, and presentation specifications as set by the restaurant.
  • Restocks all items as needed throughout shift.
  • Cleans and maintains station in practicing good safety, sanitation, organizational skills.
  • Has understanding and knowledge to properly use and maintain all equipment in station.
  • Assists with the cleaning, sanitation, and organization of kitchen, walk-in coolers, and all storage areas.
  • Complete daily reconciliation of cash drawer when manager is not present.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Provide temporary back-up to restaurants manager on occasion.

Education and/or Experience:

  • 1 year certificate from a college or technical school or equivalent combination of education and experience (required).
  • 2 years’ experience within a kitchen setting with volume production (required).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to obtain Food Workers Card http://www.dec.alaska.gov/eh/fss/fwc/fwc_home.html.
  • Ability to work in a remote location on a 3-week rotational schedule.
  • Well-groomed and willing to follow dress requirements.
  • Ability to learn basic task and follow instructions.
  • Ability to regularly lift up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to create, updates, and manage menus.
  • Must demonstrate a good attitude and ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Position requires self-motivation and the ability to work effectively under a minimum of supervision.
  • Must be able to multi-task efficiently, work in a fast paced environment, and have a strong attention for detail.
  • Basic understanding of professional cooking and knife handling skills.
  • Understanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation and food handling procedures.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Certification from college or technical school

Food Workers Card

Security Clearance:


COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement:

Olgoonik is subject to the Executive Order (EO) 14042 requiring COVID vaccinations for federal contractors. Beginning Dec. 8, 2021, all Olgoonik employees, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID -19 vaccination before the start date to be considered for this position. Proof of vaccination is required before the start date. For more information please click the below link: https://www.olgoonik.com/employee-resources-for-covid-19-vaccine-requirement/

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Additional Details:

  • Subsidiary: Olgoonik Holdings, LLC
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt
  • Requisition Nbr: 2013265

Olgoonik is an Equal Opportunity Employer - EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Olgoonik is an equal opportunity employer in all aspects of employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.  As an Alaska Native Corporation, Olgoonik provides hiring preference to Olgoonik shareholders, descendants, and their spouses to the extent allowed by law. 

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