Cook (Temporary Full-Time)

Lax Kw'alaams Wap Suwilaawksa

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Cook (Temporary Full-Time)
Date Classified: February 22, 2023

Business Unit: Lax Kw’alaams Wap Suwilaawksa
Location: Lax Kw’alaams, BC

Reporting to: School Principal or Designate

The Lax Kw’alaams Wap Suwilaawksa has an immediate opening for a temporary full-time Cook. The successful person will support the school in delivering high-quality food for breakfast and lunch. A typical workday is seven hours (7:00 am – 2:00 pm).

Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
▪ Take responsibility for preparing, presenting and serving all meals to an exceptional standard.
▪ Prepare, cook and appropriately present meals for students and special functions as required.
▪ Ensure routine day-to-day tasks are completed, including cleaning kitchen equipment, work surfaces, kitchen floors and storage areas, as directed by the Supervisor.
▪ Ensure waste is controlled with regard to preparation and cooking.
▪ Maintain the highest standards of health, hygiene and safety.
▪ Manage and control all food, including receiving and checking stock, checking equipment and materials are used correctly and closely monitoring portion control.
▪ Ensure that routine data is collected as required and that all daily checks, including temperature control during production, preparation, service and storage are carried out properly.
▪ Immediately report all accidents, near misses, damage or breakages to the Supervisor.
▪ Attend relevant training sessions to ensure you are fully equipped to perform your role effectively.
▪ Perform all other tasks within the scope of the position, as assigned.

Education, Experience and Knowledge:
▪ Minimum of one (1) year of work experience in a similar role.
▪ Grade 10 or equivalent; valid Food Safe Certificate – all Levels.
▪ Valid WHIMS Certificate; satisfactory Criminal Record Check and a Drug Test if requested.
▪ Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
▪ Thorough knowledge of the methods of preparing meats and vegetables.
▪ Thorough knowledge of cooking times and temperatures for various foods and methods of preserving nutritional value.
▪ Thorough knowledge and experience in gathering, preparing and preserving traditional foods.
▪ Excellent personal hygiene; excellent knowledge of the principles of food sanitation.
▪ Ability to perform physical labor-type duties; flexible, committed and enthusiastic.
▪ Excellent hand-eye coordination; excellent level of physical fitness and health.
▪ Proven ability to maintain confidential information and files.
▪ Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to establish rapport with people of all educational and occupational backgrounds; a strong commitment to working safely and cleanly.
▪ Be honest and trustworthy; respectful; possess cultural awareness, sensitivity, and flexibility.
▪ Valid BC driver’s license with clean driver’s abstract. Fully COVID vaccinated (at least 2 shots).
▪ Provide a current Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Screening as a condition of employment.

Compensation & Benefits
▪ Wages will be $25.13 hourly.
▪ This is a Bargaining Unit position and is open to all genders.

Submission Deadline:
▪ March 3, 2023.
▪ Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal Ancestry.
▪ We invite all interested parties to reply in the strictest confidence to the HR Department at [email protected]

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