Cook

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The Salvation Army B.C. Belkin House
Published
July 29, 2020
Location
Vancouver, Canada
Job Type
Category
Salary
As per collective agreement
Competition #
1496
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Closing date
Aug 12, 2020
Street Address
555 Homer Street

Description

DAYS & TIME:

  • Monday to Sunday (Must be available to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, weekends, and Statutory Holidays.)

Responsibilities

Position Purpose Summary:

The Cook prepares and serves nutritious good tasting meals in an efficient and effective manner in accordance with food safety practices.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Clean and organize storerooms and coolers during shift, including putting deliveries away
  • Plan and prepare meals in accordance with published service schedules.
  • Completely clean all work areas and equipment both during shift and before leaving
  • Follow written and oral portioning guidelines
  • Provide direction to volunteers helping in the kitchen
  • Ensure surplus food is properly cooled and stored at the end of the meal service and ensure food wastage is reduced
  • Report in writing occurrences or problems with customers or others so that action can be taken and ensure supervisor is aware of customer feedback relating to meals and service
  • Maintain discipline and order in the kitchen and in the dining room area. This is to be done firmly but respectfully and with assistance when needed
  • Record meal amounts and volunteer’s tickets for the shift worked
  • Complete shift duties from posted shift lists and verbal instructions
  • Ensure that catering needs are met according to the posted lists and any verbal instructions
  • Fill out food safety forms required for the shift worked
  • Follow policy and procedures as outlined in manual and for each shift
  • Report all faulty kitchen equipment as quickly as possible
  • Provide sufficient preparation for the next day’s meal service, including pulling any needed items from the freezer.

We operate 7 DAYS A WEEK serving a full breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  The Morning Cook does breakfast and lunch; the Evening Cook does dinner. 

Qualifications

Education/Certifications:

  • Food Safe Level 1
  • Cooking course certificate from a recognized accredited institution
  • Current first aid/ CPR level 1 certificate

Experience:

  • Three years’ experience working in a responsible team position with indirect supervision, cooking and food purchasing, receiving and food safe practice
  • Adequate training in a restaurant type environment

OTHER CONDITIONS / REQUIREMENTS

  • Successful obtainment of clearance through The Salvation Army Child Abuse Registry
  • Successful obtainment of clearance through the Criminal Record Check under the Criminal Records Review Act

 

Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide:

  • Background check consent
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • A clean drivers abstract
  • Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training

If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable Human Rights Legislation. If you require a disability related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

This posting is open to external and internal candidates alike. If you are an internal applicant, please advise your Department Head of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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