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Housing, breakfast essentials and hot lunch, on site laundry and more provided!

Posted September 7, 2022

The Ranch at Rock Creek
Philipsburg, MT
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Start NOW! Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the opportunity to work at the world’s first Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star guest ranch and glamping destination. The Ranch at Rock Creek offers year-round unique vacations on an authentic 19th century homestead. Luxury service is provided with genuine warmth


Starting at $15

About This Job

Primary Purpose of Position
Line Cook is a person who is in charge of preparing the food items in the pantry, fry and/or stations or other areas in the kitchen. He/she is also responsible for cleaning and maintaining the station in practicing good safety, sanitation, and organizational skills.
Full-time, year-round employees enjoy a benefits package that includes insurance, PTO, and holidays.  Employees who successfully complete the season will be eligible for a bonus.  Shared, onsite staff housing is available to employees at no cost. The Ranch also provides complimentary access to basic food items and a daily lunch provided by our staff cook.  
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Adheres to The Ranch at Rock Creek policies and procedures.
  2. Acts as a role model within and outside The Ranch.
  3. Performs duties as workload necessitates.
  4. Maintains a positive and respectful attitude.
  5. Communicates regularly and effectively with Executive Chef, Executive Sous Chef/Sous Chef about departmental issues.
  6. Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload.
  7. Consistently reports to work as required by daily and seasonal needs.
  8. Meets departmental productivity standards.
  9. Performs work in a safe and high quality manner.
  10. Attendance and dependability: Can be depended on to report to work consistently as dictated by guidance, supervision, and leadership needs. Also is conscientious about timeframe of assignments.
  11. Communication and contact: Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues and individuals inside and outside the company.
  12. Relationships with others: Works effectively and relates well with others including superiors, colleagues and individuals inside and outside the company.  The employee exhibits a professional manner in dealing with others and works to maintain constructive working relationships.
  13. Collaborates with fellow team members on seasonal availability of ingredients.
  14. When required, checks the quantity and quality of received products.
  15. Estimates amounts of required supplies to properly fill out prep sheets.
  16. Informs chefs or purchaser know when product needed for production is insufficient to properly perform duties.
  17. When required, meets with chefs and FOH management to discuss special occasions such as parties and banquets.
  18. Is aware of rotation timing of all F & B inventory at all times.
  19. Maintains and enforces proper rotation of product with fellow team members at all times.
  20. Collaborates with other personnel to plan and develop recipes, taking into account such factors as seasonal availability of ingredients and the likely number of members and guests.
  21. Checks the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.
  22. Checks the quantity and quality of received products.
  23. Follows sanitation practices, standards and regulations.
  1. High School graduate or equivalent.
  2. Some level of culinary education
  3. Customer service awareness; experience in front of guests, action stations, or conversing tableside.
  4. Ability to basically communicate in Spanish.
  5. Valid driver’s license.
Special Skills/Equipment
  1. Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services.  This includes member needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of member satisfaction.
  2. Knowledge of raw materials, food production processes, quality control, costs and other techniques for maximizing the effective production and services of prepared food.
  3. Knowledge of relevant equipment as it pertains to procedures and operation of safe use.
  4. Basic knowledge of the chemical composition, structure and properties of substances and the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo.  This primarily pertains to materials used for cleaning and sanitation.
  5. Coordination – ability to adjust actions in relation to others’ actions.
  6. Communication – ability to speak easily with others to convey information effectively and to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the position and it is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. Management may assig
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About this Employer

The Ranch at Rock Creek

79 Carriage House Lane
Philipsburg, MT 59858

(406) 859-6231

The Ranch at Rock Creek is an all inclusive guest ranch nestled in one of Montana's most pristine valleys. The Ranch at Rock Creek offers year-round unique vacations on an authentic 19th century homestead. It has been recognized as the World's only Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Guest Ranch. As a Relais & Châteaux property, we've spent the last six years expanding the frontiers of luxury travel with our one of a kind accommodations, extensive amenities, inventive cuisine and access to over 35 guided outdoor activities on the ranch.

Set among 6,600 acres (10 square miles) of rugged Montana ranchland just outside Philipsburg, MT, guests experience limitless outdoor recreational opportunities, outstanding accommodations and cuisine, and a renowned full-service spa. Families, couples, and friends will discover that The Ranch at Rock Creek is unparalleled among Montana vacation ranches. It's a place that offers the feel of the ‘true West’ without sacrificing true comfort.

Our employees come not only from Montana, but from all across the United States, Europe, and Asia. Meeting new people, creating custom guest experiences, trying new activities, and taking advantage of all The Ranch and the local community has to offer is part of a typical employee experience.

The Ranch is located in a very remote area, and those seeking the hustle and bustle of city life should not look here. Successful employees enjoy the rural beauty of the area and the outdoor activities it provides. Candidates should have a strong luxury hospitality mindset. Our most successful employees are those who are self-motivated, confident, good at multi-tasking and creating special connections, and who, above all, show impeccable work ethic.  A love of the outdoors and an adventuresome spirit are crucial. The desire to work as a team and go above and beyond the call of duty when necessary is what makes our Ranch so special. 

The Ranch at Rock Creek staff enjoys Montana at its finest. There is exceptional access to hiking, camping, and backpacking in the Anaconda-Pintler Wilderness. There are plenty of chances to try new hobbies, such as horseback riding, archery, ice skating or sapphire mining. Southwest Montana is an excellent place for budding photographers, who will see some of the most diverse wildlife in the United States.

In addition, staff members will find themselves steps away from Rock Creek, one of the world’s only Blue Ribbon trout streams. More fishing access is enjoyed on Flint Creek and Georgetown Lake. If you love to fly fish, there is almost no better place in the world to spend a season. Just 25 minutes away, Disovery Ski Area is an alpine skiing destination that becomes a mountain biking mecca in the summer.