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Job Number:
J0722-0748
Job Title:
Cook
Job Category:
Food Services
Job Type:
Casual
Date Posted:
September 22, 2022
Closing Date:
October 18, 2022
Work Location:
Parkland Antigonish
Number of Positions:
2

If you take pride in being compassionate, honest, professional and safe, consider an exciting and rewarding career at Shannex. Our communities offer more than a place to work – they welcome and celebrate Great People who inspire meaningful connections while Leading the Way to Better Living™.

 

We are searching for a Cook to join our Parkland Antigonish team based in Antigonish Nova scotia.

Meaningful Benefits

You will be surrounded by supportive and talented team members who make our communities great places to live, work and visit. As an established and respected organization in the healthcare sector, Shannex offers opportunities for growth, development and advancement. And at the end of every day, you will know you’ve made a measured difference in the lives of our residents. Additional benefits include:

  • Competative Wages
  • Free onsite parking
  • Employee discounts on select apparel, fitness, and retail partners through our Perks Program
  • Access to continuing education and training through Shannex’s Centre of Excellence
  • Opportunities to be part of sector innovation and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Recognition and Rewards for service excellence and safety

About the Opportunity

  • Plans and prepares meals according to established standards, procedures, recipes and menus, including preparing special meals to meet appropriate therapeutic menu modifications according to established guidelines;
  • Assists with preparation of food for special functions (e.g. catering, theme dinners) to ensure service meets established standards;
  • Reports any recipe shortages, discrepancies or quality issues to the Executive Chef or supervisor in a timely manner;
  • Cleans and sanitizes cooking station daily; maintains cleanliness of kitchen equipment such as ovens, kettles, mixers or others according to legislative and organizational standards;
  • Follows disposal procedures according to established waste management guidelines for organics, paper, plastics, cans/bottles, non-recyclable material, etc;

About You

  • You have a Culinary Arts Diploma and a valid Red Seal Certificate.
  • You possess a valid Food Handler’s certificate.
  • You have experience in large quantity food preparation.
  • You can read & follow detailed recipes/instructions as required.
  • You can provide a clear criminal record check.

How you will do it…

  • Plans and prepares meals according to established standards, procedures, recipes and menus, including preparing special meals to meet appropriate therapeutic menu modifications according to established guidelines;
  • Assists with preparation of food for special functions (e.g. catering, theme dinners) to ensure service meets established standards;
  • Reports any recipe shortages, discrepancies or quality issues to the Executive Chef or supervisor in a timely manner;
  • Cleans and sanitizes cooking station daily; maintains cleanliness of kitchen equipment such as ovens, kettles, mixers or others according to legislative and organizational standards;
  • Follows disposal procedures according to established waste management guidelines for organics, paper, plastics, cans/bottles, non-recyclable material, etc;

Great People is a core value at Shannex based on the belief that our team members are the spirit and foundation of the organization.  Shannex is committed to offering the best environment for team members where everyone takes pride in their work and in the organization. Our colleagues are committed to service excellence and are supported with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are building a culture that supports balance between work and personal life.

If you are looking for an opportunity to grow your career and make your mark in a rapidly growing organization, please submit your application. We look forward to hearing from you!

All applications are kept in strict confidentiality.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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