2020-09 Cook (part-time, term), Food Services

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Job Vacancy Number:  2020-09

Employee Group:  MGEU

Classification:  Cook

Department:  Food Services

Type of Position:  Part-time, term (see note below)

Hours of Work:  20 hours per week

Wage or Salary:  $21.96 per hour

Start Date:  September 3, 2020

Probation/Trial Period:  520 hours of services

Date Issued:  July 31, 2020

Deadline to Apply:  August 11, 2020 4:30pm


Working in conjunction with the Lead Cook, in charge and works in a supervisory capacity directing, planning, presenting and preparing meals, following recipes to ensure consistent quality, presentation technique and quality standards. Responsible for all baking and salad preparation, preforming a variety of duties which include, but not limited to weighing and measuring, mixing, shaping, panning, packaging items, decorating, receiving, and verifying receivable goods, washing pots/dishes, dealing with customers and other related duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Successful completion of High School or equivalent, a Red Seal certificate in cooking and food preparation from a recognized institution is preferred and three years of experience in commercial quantity cooking or a comparable combination of education and experience may be considered. Certification in Safe Food Handling is required. Specialized Baking experience using kitchen equipment and experience with all aspects of Special Functions. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, follow instructions. Must have basic math skills; working with numbers and measurements, accuracy, consistent, and creative.

Other Pertinent Information:

Must be able to work well under pressure independently and in a team environment. Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, leadership and a strong desire to succeed. Must be flexible regarding work hours as may be called in on short notice. Must present a clean and tidy appearance and follow all Manitoba Health regulations concerning hair and dress.


**NOTE** This is a part-time term position to April 30, 2021 and are subject to layoff or reduced hours during periods of slow activity. A Criminal Record Check is required and successful candidates will be responsible for any service charges incurred.


Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit. All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply. Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Evidence of citizenship must be provided. 

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment.  This starts with the hiring process.  If you require an accommodation during any phase of the evaluation process, please indicate it in your cover letter.  All information received related to an accommodation is kept confidential.  To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, this posting is available in an alternate format upon request.