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Food Services Cook

(Permanent Part-time)


West Vancouver is an attractive community on the North Shore! It is home to some of the region’s best parks and recreation locations: Whytecliff Park, Lighthouse Park, Cypress Provincial Park and ski area, and Ambleside Beach. At the District of West Vancouver, we're looking for employees that have a passion for public service and strive to make a difference. Our team of dedicated staff deliver services, operate facilities and run the programs that make West Vancouver a great place to live. Be part of our team!

The West Vancouver Community Services Department has an immediate opening for a permanent part-time Food Services Cook at the Seniors Activity Centre. Reporting to the Food Services Coordinator, this position will be responsible for:

  • Preparing a variety of foods and fresh baked goods for the Food Services area and catering orders in conformance with the health regulations, safe practices and established standards; 
  • Coordinating, leading, motivating and mentoring volunteers in serving and preparation of food and cleaning duties; 
  • Playing a key leadership and high functioning team player role with the kitchen staff team
  • Helping with the receiving of orders and inventory control; and,
  • Performing related works as required.   


The preferred candidate will possess: working knowledge of food products and methods used in preparing and serving meals, fresh baked goods, take-out options and catering orders; working knowledge of health and safety procedures in food and baking preparation and service; knowledge of kitchen equipment and utensils, and the care of these items; excellent communication, time management and organizational skills; ability to work effectively and proactively with  volunteers, staff and the public; ability to take direction and work both independently and collaboratively as part of a larger team.

The ideal candidate will have completed college cooking related courses, possess a current certificate for Provincial Food Safe I, and have related work experience. Candidates should be available to work Tuesday and Thursday afternoon/evening shifts and weekend day shifts.

The successful candidate will be required to supply an acceptable criminal record check and a copy of their credentials.

This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licences and certificates required of candidates.

Position Status:
Union – Permanent, Part-time

Hours of Work:
28 hours per week (Hours and days of work may vary and will include weekend and/or early morning or evening hours)

Rate of Pay:
$20.80 to $24.34 per hour

Closing Date:
11:59 p.m. Friday, April 26, 2019

To Apply: Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Centre at westvancouver.ca/careers to apply for this position.  

We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.


Location: West Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Food & Beverage Management
Posted: April 15, 2019, 10:36 am
Expires: April 26, 2019, 11:59 pm