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Aboriginal applicants for Food Service Worker I and II in the Okanagan Region (WORKSITE LOCATION IS FLEXIBLE)
Location:Flexible
Facility:Flexible
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Competition #:01247705
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:Flexible
Department:IH RECRUITMENT
Reports To:FOOD/SUPPORT SERVICE SUPERVISOR (OR DESIGNATE)
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

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

Interior Health is a health equity employer focused on engaging with Aboriginal people, communities, and partners. We are committed to building an Aboriginal workforce representation reflective of the population within the Interior and to the delivery of culturally sensitive health care services.

We are accepting applications for the Food Service Worker roles within various worksites located within the Interior Health geographical area and we invite eligible applicants to apply.

Eligibility:

Aboriginal people include status, non-status First Nation, Métis and Inuit people. Only those Aboriginal persons who come from Canada should identify themselves as belonging to this designated group.

Location:

Okanagan region, please click here for a full list of communities in this region:
https://jobs.interiorhealth.ca/okanagan

Food Service Workers perform a variety of duties within a food service operation such as portioning and serving meals, washing and peeling vegetables and fruit, preparing items such as tea, coffee and toast, washing dishes and utensils, and setting up and delivering meal carts.

Food Service Worker II performs a variety of duties within the food services operation, such as checking meal trays against patient menus to ensure accuracy of food and beverage items; reheating of meal service items according to predetermined temperatures and times; receiving supplies and checking goods received against invoices; washing dishes, pots, pans and utensils; taking cash/ preparing and verifying daily float and setting up and delivering meal carts. Other duties may include measuring and combining food and beverage ingredients by procedures such as grinding, blending and slicing and preparing and portioning out therapeutic diet items.

When you apply, please ensure you include the following documentation with your application:
• Food Safe Certificate if completed
• Your resume
• A cover letter indicating your preferred choice of city/town/community, your availability to start in a new position; and your schedule availability for on-call, casual work (i.e. days of the week)
 
Qualifications

• Grade 10
• OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Completion of Food Safe certificate would be an asset

Skills and Abilities:

• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
• Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others
• Ability to operate related equipment
• Ability to organize and prioritize
• Physical ability to perform job duties

Additional Information:

Many of our opportunities are Casual in nature. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from Zero to 37.5 hours per week. Casual employment includes: short-notice, on-call availability; workload coverage during a temporary absence; and/or providing relief coverage in a specific position. Once hired into a casual role, employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent part-time or full time positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual on-call positions and lead to regular employment.


Not ready to apply yet?

Did you know Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal using the above definition, you can request assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing.
Send an email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca and our Aboriginal Employment Advisor will contact you.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT