**PLEASE NOTE: Due to restrictions and a staff shortage caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, we are still accepting applications but may be delayed in our hiring process. Please email us with any questions/concerns you may have.**

Join the Westwind Team!

We are seeking enthusiastic and qualified candidates to apply for the following positions!

Seasonal Full-Time Cook (2 positions)

March to November

Are you passionate about food service? Do you love to spend time at the beach? Do you enjoy working with a diverse range of people?

If you answered yes to the above this may be a great fit for you!

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is interested in working in food service to join our team.  Our operation is a 7 day a week run kitchen catering to Outdoor School programs, summer camp, weekend programming, and private rental groups.


  • Must have current Oregon Food Handlers card.
  • Knowledge of food preparation, serving, and storage.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds (unloading food, carrying trays of dishes, lifting supplies and equipment as needed).
  • Visual ability to identify and respond to environmental hazards.
  • Physical ability to operate kitchen equipment according to safe recommended methods.
  • Endurance to perform tasks while standing for long periods of time (60 minutes or more).
  • Maintain kitchen environment to commercial food service standard of cleanliness
  • Strong ability to problem solve
  • Enthusiasm and experience working in a fast-paced setting
  • General scheduling flexibility
  • Experience with special diets (vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, dairy free)

Please review full job description for more information.  Send application (fill-able PDF link below), resume and cover letter to Aliya Petzing at Aliya@westwind.org

Cook Job Description (PDF)

Westwind Employment Application


On-call Ferry Captain –  This position is responsible for safely transporting Westwind guests across the Salmon River on our U.S. Coast Guard inspected ferry boats. Applicants must have valid/current USCG Captain’s License. Please contact Scotty Evens at scotty@westwind.org for more information.

All are welcome to apply for work at Westwind!


Equal Opportunity Employer.

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