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Professional Cook (Casual)

Cranbrook, BC
It's an amazing time to join Golden Life as we continue to expand our seniors housing, care, and services within western Canada. 
 
We’re looking for qualified, casual Cooks to join our Village team at Kootenay Street Village in Cranbrook, BC. If you are a strong team player, then we’d like to hear from you!
 
The successful candidate will have related experience and has a passion for providing high quality care and support for seniors. Please note that for the duration of the Single Site Staffing Order (PHO April 10 Order), candidates must not be actively working at another long-term care/assisted-living site, as prohibited by the Order.
 
Food preparation is the essential focus of this position. While operating within the kitchen you will be responsible for, but not limited to preparing veggies, meats, sauces, and salads.
 
Other duties will include, but are not limited to:
  • Preparing and baking desserts and soups.
  • Ensuring the kitchen is operated in a clean, safe and efficient manner and that all staff follows safe food handling procedures.
  • On occasion the cook may be required to clean the kitchen equipment.
  • In order to maintain and rotate stock the cooks will need to date and appropriately contain food.
  • Discuss deadlines and timeframes with colleagues to coordinate the sharing of equipment, workspace, and functions.
  • Talk to dishwashers and servers about cleanup.
  • It is encouraged that the cook chats briefly with guests at their tables to ascertain satisfaction with the food and their service.
  • Complete all required records, which may include, but are not limited to, equipment and food inventory, food and supply orders, budget requirements and other costing measures.
Our culture attracts proactive self-starters who exhibit good judgment, innovation, selflessness, courage, impact, candid communication, inclusion, integrity, passion, and curiosity. If this resonates, maybe you’re the right person to join the Golden Life team.
 
The successful candidate will meet the following qualifications;
  • Completion of secondary school.
  • Completion of college program in cooking. Several years of related, proven cooking experience may also be considered.
  • Food Safe Certification.
  • Clear Criminal Record Check.
  • Physician’s Waiver, TB screening and immunization record.
  • As per the PHO Order issued on September 2, 2021, effective October 12, 2021, full and current COVID-19 vaccinations are required for all long-term care and assisted-living staff.
What we offer you
 
At Golden Life Management Corporation, we are purpose-led. Our Philosophy is focused entirely upon providing the best possible quality of care to our residents and those we serve. We recognize that engaged employees are necessary to achieve our purpose and our Philosophy.
 
As a Golden Life Team member, you can expect to be treated with dignity and respect, to be challenged with your work, and to have the autonomy necessary to excel. We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package that includes a voluntary retirement program with company contributions, for eligible employees. 

Golden Life welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

If this sound attractive to you, please apply today! 
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