Breakfast Cook- Ipswich (seasonal, part-time)

Job Type

Part Time




United States


About The Inn at Castle Hill:

Located in the heart of the spectacular Crane Estate, the Inn at Castle Hill offers simple yet luxurious pleasures, giving guests the chance to reconnect with what’s really important in life. All ten rooms at the Inn are uniquely appointed, and many feature stunning views over the salt marshes and Atlantic Ocean.

Position Summary:

The breakfast cook prepares fresh baked pastries and hot breakfasts at the Inn at Castle Hill. The cook will also need to make cookies/treats for the daily afternoon tea and prepare salads, sandwiches and other baked goods as needed. The breakfast cook will maintain an organized, clean and sanitary work environment. Knowledge of sanitation and food safety is required. All inn staff must be courteous and friendly when interacting with inn guests.

Essential Functions:

  • Bake pastry daily
  • Make granola
  • Prepare fruit plates for guests
  • Prepare a hot breakfast entrée of the day
  • Prepare salads, sandwiches and baked goods for Castle Hill Café as directed by Innkeeper & Assistant Innkeeper
  • Maintain a clean, organized and sanitary work area – this includes dishwashing and thorough cleaning of kitchen after breakfast, as needed


  • Previous cooking experience is required
  • Must be ServSafe Certified
  • Positive customer interaction skills


  • Background check required
  • Flexibility to work weekends and holidays are required; access to a car is necessary.

Working Conditions:

Ability to lift 40 pounds required. Must be able to climb stairs (no elevator in the building).

Benefits and Salary:

This is a seasonal, non-exempt, hourly paid position, with an optimal start date in April 2018. This position is based in Ipswich, Ma at The Inn at Castle Hill.

The Trustees offers competitive compensation and the opportunity to be part of a dedicated team across the Commonwealth who love the outdoors, who love the distinctive charms of New England, and who believe in celebrating and protecting our special places, for everyone, forever.

About The Organization:

The Trustees is an organization with a fascinating past and an exciting future. Our places are open to all and we thrive by involving as many people as possible in what we do. Founded in 1891, by a group of visionary volunteers, we preserve, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts and work to protect special places across the state. We have helped protect more than 50,000 acres, including 26,000+ acres on more than 100 reservations that are all open to the public. We are a nonprofit conservation organization funded and supported entirely by our visitors, supporters, volunteers, and more than 50,000 members.

Our seasonal staff play an integral role in ensuring that our visitors enjoy our extraordinary places. With the change to warmer temperatures, we experience an influx of visitors of all ages and backgrounds who want to explore and be inspired by our properties. Sandy beaches, wooded trails, cultural gardens, historic homes, community supported agriculture—there are many ways for visitors to discover and explore The Trustees, and just as many opportunities for seasonal employees to make each visitor’s experience special.

In addition to being an Equal Opportunity Employer, The Trustees of Reservations aim to create a thriving, inclusive workplace that values each member of our team. We aspire to reflect and effectively serve the residents and communities of Massachusetts who are at the core of our mission.

We kindly request that you do not call to inquire about the status of your application. Those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

High School