Cook

Cook

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date September 15, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kamloops, BC
Category Cook
Client Interior Health Authority
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 Job title :COOK
Community :KAMLOOPS
Facility :OVERLANDER EXTENDED CARE
Status :CASUAL

Position Summary

Overlander Extended Care in Kamloops, B.C. is looking for a Casual Cook to join their team! – if you have graduated from a 12-month program in quantity cooking, or have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience with large scale or institutional cooking…Apply today!

**Candidates should be aware of the Public Health Order in regard to mandatory COVID19 vaccinations as a condition of employment**

Please watch this short Support Services video before you decide to submit your application:

The successful candidate must have a valid food safe certificate and has a flexible and adaptable scheduled who is reasonably available to pick up casual work, including as a food services worker when required, on any day of the week (including weekends) from 06:00 to 14:10


**This is a casual opportunity!**
Casual work means there are no guaranteed weekly hours and your schedule can change from week to week with hours ranging between 0-37.5. Opportunities from within to bid on regular or relief jobs are available to casual employees.

As a team player you will perform a variety of duties within a Food Service Department such as:
• Prepares assigned food items by following established menus, recipes and quantity quotas;
• Plans preparation and cooking schedule;
• Cooks and seasons assigned food and therapeutic diet items such as, soups, sauces, salads, starches, meats and other protein menu items, vegetables and desserts;
• Controls portioning of food items to ensure recipe yield meets assigned quantity quotas;
• Maintains established food rotations in storage in order to minimize spoilage and waste;
• Cleans cooking area and equipment;
• Assigns tasks to designated food service workers and provides related training and orientation;
• Checks returned diet trays for items not consumed and makes substitutions according to therapeutic diet;
• Portions out and serves food and beverages within dining areas;
• Performs other related duties.

Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
• Graduation from a recognized 12-month program in quantity cooking, or;
• An equivalent combination of education, training and experience

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to deal with others effectively.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of this position.
• Ability to organize work.
• Ability to operate related equipment.

**Please Note**

• We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
• Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to [email protected] to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

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