Kitchen Cook

September 20, 2022
Maple Ridge
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Ridge Meadows
Salary Range:
22188 Lougheed Hwy
Posting Expires:
September 27, 2022
Applications Accepted By:
E-mail: Please mention ‘Full Time Cook’ in the subject line of your email.



  • 40 hours/week with a schedule to be determined by the Food Services Manager


  • 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 the 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 supervise 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.


  • High School diploma, plus specialized courses of up to six (6) months.
  • Current and up-to-date WHIMS, First Aid Level I, Food Safe Level I.


  • One to three years of Cooking experience with at least one year in Institutional Cooking.

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Must be fluent in English, both orally and written.
  • Is knowledgeable about food preparation and is familiar with kitchen equipment.

Other Requirements

  • Willingness to adhere to the Mission Statement and values of The Salvation Army.
  • Has the ability to stand for extended periods.

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

  • Background check consent.
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening.
  • Clean drivers 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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