June 22, 2022
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Harbour Light
Salary Range:
$20.88 per hour probationary rate, $21.47 post-probationary rate
119 E. Cordova St., Vancouver, BC V6A 1K8
Posting Expires:
June 28, 2022
Applications Accepted By:
Attention: Jaikumar Ramamoorthy. E-mail: Please mention the 'Job Title' in the subject line of your email.


The Cook prepares and serves nutritious meals as outlined on menus in accordance with applicable food service and safety regulations.


  • On-Call - Varied


  • Prepares meals including meals for special dietary needs of the residents
  • Adapts work practices within specific parameters to ensure the efficient delivery of food services
  • Makes use of and decides on best use of resources, including donations to minimize waste
  • Follows guidelines for the safety and security of food and equipment and monitors practices to ensure adherence
  • May perform some employee supervisory duties in the absence of the Food Services Manager and Kitchen Supervisor
  • May supervises students, volunteers and/or residents in work therapy
  • May order food supplies
  • Maintain a high level of cleanliness at all times within the kitchen and storage areas.
  • Performs other duties as assigned


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


  • Willingness to adhere to the Mission Statement of Harbour Light and the values of The Salvation Army
  • One to three years cooking experience with at least one year in Institutional Cooking
  • Must be fluent in English, both orally and written
  • Has the ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Is knowledgeable about food preparation and is familiar with kitchen equipment
  • Current and up-to-date WHIMS, First Aid Level I, Food Safe Level I
  • Must be able to work a variety of shifts including 5 AM


  • High School Diploma, plus specialized courses of up to six (6) months.

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

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

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. 

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Internal Applicants, please advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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