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Cook: Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island (OHPRI)

SSV Oliver Hazard Perry is the first full-rigged ocean-going ship to be built in the United States in over 100 years. She will run programs for student of all ages during year round operation initially along the East Coast. Our programs include 1-2 week voyages in partnership with academic institutions, as well as teen summer camps and adult voyages. Her traditional rig reaches 130ft high with a total of 19 spars, seven miles of rope and wire and 20 sails that total 14,000 square feet. This contrasts her modern below deck features, including an environmental science lab, state-of-the art classroom technology, wheelchair accessibility, and climate-controlled living and learning spaces.

Job Description: Preparing and serving three meals daily at sea and in port for up to 49 persons; Other duties include sanitation and hygiene management of the galley, planning, provisioning and stowage.
Job includes
- Keeping the ships galley organized and clean
- Menu planning
- Inventory management (food and cleaning supplies)
- Provisioning the galley within a budget of $6-8 per person per day
- Preparing 3 meals and snacks daily for up to 49 people with various dietary requirements
- Comply with and manage the ships trash and recycling policy with ships officers
- Maintaining an enthusiastic, flexible, and energetic disposition.
- Willing to take direction from the Mate and Captain
- Able to create healthy and substantive meals within a strict budget
- Able to work in a fast-paced and changing environment
- Willing to live by the rules and regulations aboard the ship
- Flexible and adaptable to changing environments and schedules
- Able to model good behavior for students and crew members
- Mature well-grounded sense of personal ethics, evident in the individuals integrity and responsibility"upholding the highest standards in public and personal relations
- Capable of representing Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island favorably
Employment Dates: May 30, 2016 " October 21, 2016
Positions are full-time, live-aboard. Room and board provided
To be paid, candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents.
Location: Based out of Newport, RI. Operating in New England waters in summer 2016

SSV Oliver Hazard Perry crew are not permitted to consume alcohol during programs or smoke aboard the vessel at any time, and must be willing to undergo a criminal background check and drug-testing in compliance with U.S. Coast Guard regulations.

Crew positions on SSV Oliver Hazard Perry include all aspects of tall ship sailing and good seamanship as well as an ability and desire to educate students of all ages in day and overnight programs. All crew participate in daily housekeeping, routine maintenance, safety drills, and take an active educator role. All crew must be enthusiastic, flexible, and energetic leaders with experience in the industry.

How to apply: Applicants should send resumes and references with a cover letter to Jessica Wurzbacher
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