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Cook
Location:Salmon Arm
Facility:SHUSWAP LAKE GEN HOSPITAL
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Competition #:01605564
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:SHUSWAP LAKE GEN HOSPITAL
Department:SLH FOOD SERVICES
Reports To:MANAGER OR SUPERVISOR
Hourly Wage:$23.81
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
Comments:Please upload a copy of your valid food safe certificate and cook certificate

Position Summary

Salmon Arm Food Services department at the Shuswap Lake General Hospital 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…Apply today!


**Candidates should be aware of the Public Health Order that requires mandatory COVID19 vaccinations as a condition of employment**


**This position will support the Shuswap General Hospital and the successful candidate(s) must be flexible to work between both the Cook and Food Service Worker role as required**


This casual position works a rotating schedule that includes weekends; these are day shift from 06:30 to 10:30, 07:30 to 15:30, 09:30 to 17:30. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week.


**The successful candidate(s) must be reasonably available to work both pre-booked and short-call shift types**


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.
 
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 AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

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