Cook

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Published
May 3, 2021
Location
Vancouver
Job Type
Competition #
1500
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Belkin House
Salary Range:
As per the collective agreement
Address:
555 Homer Street, Van, BC V6B 1K8
Posting Expires:
May 11, 2021
Applications Accepted By:
Attention: Dan Leung. Email: dan.leung@salvationarmy.ca. Please mention ‘cook’ in the subject line of your email.

Description

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

  • Terms and Hours: Regular, Full-time (37.5 hours/week).
  • Days and time: Thursday to Saturday (1:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.). Sunday to Monday (6:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.).

KEY 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 the 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 the 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.
  • Our operations are 7 days a week, serving a full breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  The Morning Cook does breakfast and lunch; the Evening Cook does dinner.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

 

*NOTE: For some jobs, you may be required to provide validated educational documentation.

Education/certifications

  • Cooking course certificate from a recognized accredited institution.
  • Food Safe Level 1.
  • 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.

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

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

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