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Retirement Concepts

Courtenay, BC V9N 7J3
25 Jan 2018
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Job Details

Position Title: Cook 1

Job Status: Part Time - 4:30pm - 8:30pm / 4pm - 10pm (rotation 5/3, 5/2)
Rate of Pay: Per collective agreement
Site/Location: Comox Valley Seniors Village - Courtenay, British Columbia

Please apply on our careers page:

Summary of Position:
Job Description
Reporting to the Support Services Manager and/or designate, the Cook 1 is responsible for the daily production, delivery and service of items from a designated menu, maintenance of a safe sanitary workplace, and participating in the smooth operation of the department.

Include but not limited to;
Responsible for the production, delivery and service of assigned menu items using standardized recipes ensuring standard department policies, procedures and safe food handling techniques are used at all times.
Ensures the proper preparation, delivery and storage of food to ensure safety of residents, guests and the public. Performs audits testing the palatability and temperature of foods and take corrective action as necessary.
Maintains established food rotations in storage in order to minimize spoilage and waste.
Practices and maintains cleanliness and sanitation according to required standards set by the Health Department and the Facility.
Assists the Support Services Manager in the organization and evaluation of Food Services to ensure a high standard of Food Services by providing constructive suggestions and feedback.
Promotes and maintains positive communication and relationships among management, staff, residents, and the public.
In the absence of the Support Services Manager/Chef/Lead Cook, and/or Cook 2 the Cook 1, is responsible for the supervision of department production and service, staff, including direction of staff, interdepartmental communications, and emergencies.
Other related duties as required.

Grade 12 or equivalent
Graduation from a recognized program in cooking or equivalent combination of education and experience.
"Food Safe Level 1" Certificate
Knowledge and experience with cooking, butchery, baking, kitchen equipment and machines
Two years' experience in hotels, restaurants or retirement industry

Skills and Abilities:
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position and operate related equipment.
An aptitude toward detail and creativity with good planning and organizational skills
Ability to develop and maintain harmonious relationship with all levels of personnel and residents
Ability to work independently and follow instructions with minimal supervision
Ability to communicated well in written and oral English
Ability to demonstrate tact, diplomacy, empathy and patience when working with staff and residents

To connect with us in person, please come and see us at the Comox Black Press Extreme Education & Career Fair, Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 19 Wing / CFB Comox Station Main Lazo, Comox, 12pm - 6pm


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About Us

Retirement Living that is

“So Nice to Come Home To”

Family owned and operated since 1988, Retirement Concepts is proud to provide high-quality services, care and housing to seniors across British Columbia, Alberta and Quebec. 

Retirement Concepts has developed a philosophy that is ‘resident focused’. We believe our employees are our strength. We are fortunate to have on our team, wonderful people who are compassionate, caring and highly professional. Everyone has a role, and ultimately their only goal is looking after our residents, ensuring their safety, and making sure they and their families feel confident in us.

We know that moves are difficult for anyone, and more so for seniors, so it’s important to make the process as simple as possible. There are many retirement homes for seniors, so we also know that in order to remain competitive our standards need to be high, and our prices reasonable.

We’re looking to the future. We understand that we must continue developing new programs and innovations for a senior population that is growing and changing by the week. It’s an exciting time for seniors. The choices have never been better and the variety of services is constantly improving.

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