Cook – Part-time

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The Wiseman Centre
Published
May 10, 2019
Location
St. John's, NL, Canada
Job Type
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
steven_barrett@can.salvationarmy.org
Closing date
May 31, 2019
Street Address
714 Water St

Description

Work involves cooking balanced meals as per the menu which follows the Canadian Food Guide standards. The worker is responsible for the safe handling and cooking of food as per the Canadian Food safe guidelines.

Responsibilities

The worker is responsible for keeping the kitchen, dining area, pantries and food storage in a clean and sanitary condition, according to established standards and regulations.

The worker will ensure that standard sanitation practices are followed by all staff members or clients who enter the kitchen.

The worker must possess the skills to prepare a variety of foods as stated on the menu and prepare a variety of desserts in a timely manner for a population of 30-40 people on a regular basis or for special guests and functions (such as community partner functions, former resident days, Christmas parties, etc.) as requested by management.

The worker is responsible to practice portion control at each meal so as to minimize waste.

Other duties as assigned by the Administrative Staff which are deemed necessary for the smooth operation of the Kitchen and Food Storage areas.

Qualifications

  • Diploma or certificate from a cooking program or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 1-year experience cooking for groups
  • Knowledge of food handling and safety methods required
  • Valid CPR/First Aid certificate
  • Strong service ethic and friendly disposition
  • Suitable to work with disadvantaged and challenging individuals
  • Provide a record of a recent Criminal History check

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.

Internal Applicants: Please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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