Kitchen Helper - Kuparuk Camp, North Slope


Under the supervision of the Head Cook, the employee is responsible for preparing food as instructed, washing pots, pans and dishes, stocking, cleaning, assisting staff in kitchen area and other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Current State of Alaska Food Worker Card
  • Able to proficiently speak, read, understand and write English
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and physical requirements
  • Must meet criminal history and background requirements


  • One year of previous kitchen experience
  • Training and application in prevention of food borne illness, HACCP, sanitation and personal hygiene
  • Previous experience in camps and/or related area experience


  • Clean and sanitize dishes, pots, pans, and equipment
  • Clean as assigned following proper procedures
  • Unload supplies and small equipment from storeroom area and pot area
  • Review production sheet assignment, and secure HACCP approved, standardized recipes for assigned food items
  • Prepare correct number of food portions as assigned by the cook, using HACCP written standardized recipes and appropriate HACCP guidelines
  • Utilize proper equipment and utensils
  • Take corrective action if temperatures of food items are not achieved correctly
  • Prepare and portion resident snacks and nourishments according to instructions and regulatory guidelines
  • Replenish tray line food as needed
  • Promote, establish and maintain a safe work environment for all employees and clients
  • Set up dining room
  • Provide quality customer service
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness in a safe manner
  • Willingness to perform others duties as required
  • Willingness to work at various locations as required


  • Commitment to Excellence: Identifies what needs to be completed and takes action to achieve a standard of excellence beyond job expectations
  • Corporate Values: Understand, embraces, and integrates DUS corporate values into everyday duties and responsibilities
  • Safety and Security: Promotes a safe work environment for co-workers and customers
  • Customer Service: Identifies and responds to current and future client needs by providing excellent service to internal and external customers
  • Teamwork: Resourceful team player that builds, strengthens, and maintains collaborative relationships with others inside and outside the organization



  • Dependability: Consistently adheres to operational standards, ensures smooth operations and positive customer experiences, builds a productive workplace, is reliable and improves team morale
  • Independence: Works with little or no supervision
  • Time Management: Manages time effectively when accomplishing tasks, projects, and goals


Full-time regular employees have the opportunity to enroll in health insurance, life insurance, 401k Retirement Plan and short term disability insurance. Full-time regular employees are provided access to our employee assistance program.


The employee will be required to live and work in a remote and confined workspace for extended periods of time and exposure to work assignments consisting of twelve-hour days and able to work day or night shifts as required. The majority of the work is performed in a remote setting with a wide variety of people in differing functions, personalities and abilities. There may be a lack of immediate access to critical medical services as well as urban community services.


The employee’s work requires routine walking, standing, bending and carrying items weighing up to 50 pounds. Applicant will be required to successfully complete a post-offer pre-hire physical and Functional Capacity Exam.


It is Denali Universal Services’ business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.


Denali Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Prudhoe Bay, AK

15 day(s) ago