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28 Sep 2022

Full-Time Cook

The Community of Lookout Ridge – Posted by jobgym225 Pelham, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

About the Opportunity:

An opening exists for a fulltime Cook to join the culinary team at Lookout Ridge Retirement Community. Working in consultation with the Dietary Manager, the Cook prepares meals for our residents in accordance with all required food safety regulations.  Hours for the position are 5:30 am to 1:30 pm or 10:30 am – 6:30 pm.

Skills and Competencies Required for this Position:

  • Demonstrated leadership and the ability to perform administrative functions, product ordering and inventory management
  • Leads by example and supports the Dietary team with effective problem solving and process coordination
  • Ability to prioritize work and ensure timely completion of tasks.
  • Possess efficient time management skills and be able to multi-task
  • Possess strong communication skills to deal with others effectively.
  •  Previous experience with meal preparation in a restaurant or institutional setting preferred.  (Red Seal Certification and Culinary Diploma preferred).
  • Must demonstrate a commitment to resident meal service.
  • Ability to meet or exceed the physical demands of the position.
  • Must be capable of following written and oral directions.
  • Be flexible in routine and assist in other areas as required.
  • Valid, current safe food handling certificate or willingness to obtain.
  • Understand safe food handling practices to minimize risk of cross contamination.
  • Must be capable of safe operation of commercial equipment required in performing duties.
  • Must be available to work weekday and weekend shifts as required, stat holidays also if scheduled to work.
  • Demonstrate the ability to meet regular attendance requirements.
  • Demonstrate the ability to maintain confidentiality at all times and display an understanding of professional guidelines required when dealing with residents.
  • Basic WHMIS instruction required, as well as annual updates.
  • Hours per bi-weekly pay period: 75

What we offer:

  • Year-round employment
  • Competitive hourly rate and top-up rate when acting as primary Supervisor
  • Paid health and dental benefit insurance
  • Paid Life insurance, Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid time off and short-term disability program
  • Incentive bonus program that can yield up to 3% of regular earnings
  • Group RRSP match 4% of earnings
  • Professional cooking team to work with and opportunity for growth

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Health. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: To be discussed.

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