TFS Kitchen Assistant (TFS Seasonal, JOB 19-13)

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Classification:Temporary Technical Seasonal
Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 75
Work type:Temporary
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:Institute of Arctic Biology
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Other

Position Summary:

The Institute of Arctic Biology is seeking Kitchen Assistant (Bull Cook) for the 2019 Summer Field Season at the Toolik Field Station, a remote field camp located at 284.5 Dalton Highway, Alaska. This is a seasonal position that works a rotating schedule. This position will assist the Lead Cook in the preparation of food services for 10-150 person facility.



This is a seasonal position that works a rotating schedule with intermittent time off not in camp.

  • Airfare to/from Fairbanks is usually provided from most major US airports.
  • Transportation to and from camp is provided.
  • Room and Board provided while in camp.

This position will assist the Lead Cook in the preparation of food services for 10-150 person facility.

Primary daily duties include restocking self-service areas, food storage areas, dish washing, unloading food shipments, organizing
and cleaning/sanitizing food service preparation/service areas and equipment. Assist cooks with salad bar and food preparation.

Additional duties include fueling and driving station vehicles, burning trash; assisting with on-site set-up and post seasonal close
down of station.

Please upload a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for 3 professional references with your application.

First Review Date: November 26, 2018

Background Check:
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

Training Policy:
It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF. The policy can be located at:

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Notice of Nondiscrimination:
The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at

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