Kitchen Supervisor

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The Salvation Army B.C. Victoria ARC
Published
juin 25, 2020
Location
Victoria, Canada
Job Type
Category
Salary
$20 - $20.60
Competition #
202020
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Closing date
July 9, 2020
Street Address
525 Johnson Street

Description

HOURS OF WORK:

  • The work week may vary 37.5 hrs. as required.

Responsibilities

Position Purpose Summary:

The Kitchen Supervisor coordinates the food services operations for a ministry unit, to ensure compliance with Canada’s Food Guide, and to ensure compliance with applicable health regulations.

 

Basic Functions

  • Assists the FS Manager in the creation, development and maintenance the menu, at times giving recommendation to the ordering of food and supplies
  • Monitors food preparation to ensure all food and products are consistently prepared and serves according to recipes, portioning, cooking and serving standards
  • Assists FS Manager in deciding on the appropriate, creative and efficient use of food, including donations so as to minimize wastage
  • May participate in in the hiring, orientation, training, development and evaluation of Food Services personnel; ensures staff safety in compliance with the Health & Safety Standards, prepares and submits incident reports
  • Adapts work practices within specific parameters to ensure the efficient delivery of food services
  • Monitors operation of related equipment, recommends repairs and purchases as required
  • Assists with the ordering and monitoring of food and kitchen supplies and the establishment of guidelines for the security of food supplies and all cooking equipment
  • Ensure that supervision is provided to all kitchen staff and work therapy clients and volunteers assigned to kitchen.
  • Maintain a high level of cleanliness at all times within the kitchen and storage areas. Direct and supervise staff to maintain a high level of cleanliness.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL ATTAINED:

The successful job applicant will have completed up to two (2) years of Community College in cooking related field or have equivalent experience.

SPECIAL LICENSES, DIPLOMAS, CERTIFICATIONS OR REQUIREMENTS:

  • WHIMS
  • First Aid
  • Food Safe
  • Criminal Record Check  

MINIMUM PRIOR RELATED EXPERIENCE:

Two years of prior related experience, including one year of experience in areas of supervision and budgeting.

PHYSICAL EFFORT/DEXTERITY REQUIRED:

  • The performance of the job requires a frequent amount of standing, some lifting and occasionally carrying supplies and walking.
  • The incumbent is required to lift more than 20 pounds.

CONCENTRATION REQUIRED:

The performance of the job requires frequent attention to adhering to safety procedures and regulations, moderate attention when menu planning, ordering supplies and occasionally reading recipes.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • The incumbent’s work environment is typically in a kitchen in a ministry unit/social services facility or office.

The incumbent will work under the following disagreeable conditions:

  • Dealing with angry people
  • Verbal abuse
  • Hot/Steamy environment
  • Noisy
  • Crowded in some cases
  • Pressure of timelines
  • Multi-tasking

EXPOSURE TO HAZARDS:

The job incumbent may be exposed to the risk of moderate to severe injury or illnesses due to:

  • Exposure to toxic chemicals
  • Moving objects
  • Injury from lifting
  • Falling on wet/slippery floors
  • Burns, cuts, entering freezers

PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES:

The incumbent must take the following precautionary measures (in addition to health and safety rules):

  • Universal Precautions
  • Immunization for Hepatitis B
  • Vaccination against Tuberculosis

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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