Baker (FT Seasonal)

Crystal Mountain, 12500 Crystal Mountain Drive, Thompsonville, Michigan, United States of America Req #143
Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Job Summary

Bakers are responsible for producing pastries, breads, desserts and all other baked goods for banquet events, retail outlets and restaurant outlets.


Job Duties and Responsibilities

·         Understanding baking principles and techniques and being able to execute advanced technical preparations consistently and efficiently

·         Producing daily orders from retail outlets for packaged foods such as cookies, crispies and energy bars.

·         Determining and executing production responsibilities for daily banquet activity including bread service and dessert service

·         Communicating inventory needs to appropriate supervisor

·         Maintaining a clean, sanitary and organized work environment

·         Prepares bread, rolls, muffins, and biscuits according to recipe: Checks production schedule to determine variety and quantity of goods to bake.

·         Measures ingredients, using measuring cups and spoons.

·         Mixes ingredients to form dough or batter by hand or using electric mixer.

·         Cuts dough into uniform portions with knife or divider.

·         Molds dough into loaves or desired shapes.

·         Places shaped dough in greased or floured pans.

·         Spreads or sprinkles topping, such as jelly, cinnamon, and poppy seeds on specialties.

·         Places pans of dough in proof box to rise.

·         Inserts pans of raised dough in oven to bake, using peel.

·         Adjusts drafts or thermostatic controls to regulate oven temperature.

·         Removes baked goods from oven and places goods on cooling rack.

·         May bake pies, cakes, cookies, and other pastries.

·         Other duties as assigned.


Job Specifications


·         ServeSafe preferred, not required

·         Clear and concise verbal communication skills.

·         Dependable and meets goals.

·         Exemplifies professional conduct and adherence to company Core Values.


·         High school diploma or GED equivalent

·         Combination of education, training, and/or experience which demonstrates ability to perform the required duties.


Physical & Other Requirements:

·         Minimum of 18 years old due to use of mechanical equipment and work hours.

·         While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk or hear and taste or smell.

·         The employee is frequently required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

·          The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 

·         Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

·         Evenings, weekends and holidays are a regular part of the schedule.

·         Must have excellent attendance and conduct record for consideration.

·         Pre-employment background check, survey and references required.

·         Non-smoking candidates preferred.

Crystal Mountain is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. 2020 Bronze Level Veteran Friendly Employer. 

Established in 1956, Crystal Mountain is a family-owned, four-season resort destination located 28 miles southwest of Traverse City and a short drive from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. The resort features lodging, dining, downhill and cross-country skiing, two championship golf courses, shopping, award-winning Crystal Spa, Michigan's only alpine slide, the Park at Water's Edge, Michigan Legacy Art Park, weddings and a conference center. Visit  

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Crystal Mountain, 12500 Crystal Mountain Drive, Thompsonville, Michigan, United States of America