Food Services Cook - District of West Vancouver

Food Services Cook


Located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, West Vancouver is a vibrant community on the North Shore and home to parks, beaches, and to sports, recreation and arts amenities. We are seeking employees with a passion for public service who share our commitment to creating a complete, inclusive and livable community. Our dedicated staff deliver services, operate facilities and run the programs that enhance the well-being of our community.

The West Vancouver Community Services Department has an immediate opening for casual Food Services Cooks at the Seniors Activity Centre (SAC). Reporting to the Food Services Coordinator, this position will be responsible for:
  • Preparing a variety of foods for the Food Services area and catering orders in conformance with the health regulations, safe practices and established standards;
  • coordinating, leading, motivating and mentoring volunteers in serving and preparation of food and cleaning duties;
  • playing a key leadership and high functioning team player role with the kitchen staff team
  • helping with the receiving of orders and inventory control; and,
  • performing related works as required.  

The preferred candidates will possess: working knowledge of food products and methods used in preparing and serving meals, fresh baked goods, take-out options and catering orders; working knowledge of health and safety procedures in food  and baking preparation and service; knowledge of kitchen equipment and utensils, and the care of these items; excellent communication, time management and organizational skills; ability to work effectively and proactively with  volunteers, staff and the public; ability to take direction and work both independently and collaboratively as part of a larger team.

The ideal candidates will have completed college cooking related courses, possess a current certificate for Provincial Food Safe I, and have related work experience. Candidates should be available to work Tuesday and Thursday afternoon/evening shifts and weekend day shifts.

The successful candidates will be required to supply an acceptable police information check and a copy of their credentials. All District employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of hire.

This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licenses and certificates required of candidates. For details please refer to the Class Specification which is available for inspection in the Human Resources Department or on WestNet.

Position Status:
Union (WVMEA) – Casual

Hours of Work:
Up to 20 hours per week. Hours and days of work may vary and will include weekend and/or early morning or evening hours.

Starting Rate of Pay:
Market Adjustment: $23.87 per hour plus 12% in lieu of benefits.
This position has a pay structure with five steps which increases based on hours worked.

Closing Date:
11:59 p.m. on March 12, 2023

To Apply:
Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Centre at www.westvancouver.ca/careers to apply for this position.

We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted


Organization: District of West Vancouver
Location: West Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Food & Beverage Management
Posted: January 24, 2023, 1:27 pm
Expires: March 12, 2023, 11:59 pm

Employment Type: Part Time
Employment Length: Casual
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $23.87 Hour

Want new jobs like this sent to you?

Back to Top

National Education Award

Civicjobs.ca supports education in the Local Government sector.

Tools & Resources

Canada's #1 Local Government job posting website.

Postings by Email

Receive email alerts, or sign up for our weekly e-bulletin.