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Employment Opportunity

Prep Cook [UPDATED]

Competition Number: 17-3135
Appointment Type: Regular Part-time
Start: January 09, 2018
Workload: 20 hours per week with 17 week seasonal layoff. Exact dates vary due to the calendar year.

Additional hours, if required, to be submitted on timesheets.
Employment Group: Cupe 2
Position: 00809
Location: Nanaimo Campus
  Food Services operates two cafeterias and Campus Caterers and works closely with Culinary Arts, Professional Baking, and Hospitality Management to provide food services to the campus community. Food Services is part of the Ancillary Services team.
Duties: Food preparation as per recipes and serving for cafeteria and catering operations, production levels and standards of quality determined by management. May include the preparation of sandwiches, salads, baked goods and other menu items. Clean work areas, equipment and perform weekly cleaning tasks. Open and close work areas. Receive, rotate and count inventory items. Provide excellent service to all cafeteria and catering customers. Communicate customer feedback to management.
Required Qualifications: Grade 12 plus an "Introduction to Culinary Arts" certificate program from an appropriately accredited institution, or equivalent. One year work experience in a restaurant or institutional setting. FoodSafe certification. Excellent service, communication and organizational skills. Proven ability to meet deadlines and production quotas. Proven ability to work well under pressure. Ability to work without direct supervision.
Preferred Qualifications: One-year Culinary Arts Certificate and Canadian Cooking Red Real.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: November 09, 2017 - November 22, 2017
Note: Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.