Baker

The Food Services team are the ones who provide all of the meals served on the ship. Working closely together, the team prepare and cook for everyone on board, including baking!

Department

Stewards

Commitment

Min. 3 Months

Please carefully read the role description and required certifications below to verify that you meet the requirements. The apply button can be found at the bottom of this page.

About this Role

We bake all of our own bread on board the ship, and we need a skilled Baker to join our Galley team, preparing and baking all breads, rolls, pastries, and desserts in the Galley’s Bakery.

What You Will Contribute

• Prepare and bake a variety of products, including bread, pastries, cakes, and desserts, following established recipes and techniques.

• Ensure the quality, consistency, and freshness of all baked goods produced.

• Ensure cleanliness and organization of the bakery area, adhering to sanitation standards. 

• Adapt to any changes in the menu or galley procedures as directed by the Food Services Manager. 

• Attend departmental meetings on workdays.

For This Role, You Will Need

• Supportive of Mercy Ships mission and vision and committed to its core values.

Prior work experience as a professional baker or pastry chef required.

• A culinary degree of relevant baking/pastry certifications preferred.

•  A certificate in food handling and safety standards through ServSafe is required before service. 

Understanding and ability to apply servant leadership, work collaboratively with integrity and demonstrate accountability.

Able to live in and contribute to community life, requiring stable and healthy interpersonal skills.

Ability to multitask and work well within a team dynamic. 

Able to lift 30 lbs./14 kg. regularly and have endurance for physical labor activities including bending, kneeling, and walking up and down stairs.

Full job description available upon request.