GENERAL ASSISTANT (cook)

 
 

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion:
It is the National Arts Centre’s goal to be a more welcoming, inclusive, accessible, and diverse organization for all Canadians. We believe that the basis of this inclusivity requires a socially and culturally diverse workforce and, therefore, we actively seek to recruit candidates who identify as women, Indigenous, Black, Persons of Colour (IBPoC), persons from the LGBTQ2+ community and persons with disabilities. We encourage you to self-identify in the recruitment process.

COVID-19 pandemic:
The NAC recognizes its heightened duty to protect employees from health and safety risks during the current pandemic. Therefore, an offer of employment shall be conditional upon receipt of written confirmation that the selected candidate has been fully vaccinated. Certified medical conditions will be accommodated as well as exemptions based on established religious objection.

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Canada is our stage:
The National Arts Centre is Canada’s bilingual, multi-disciplinary home for the performing arts. The NAC presents, creates, produces, and co-produces performing arts programming in various streams—the NAC Orchestra, Dance, English Theatre, French Theatre, Indigenous Theatre, and Popular Music and Variety—and nurtures the next generation of audiences and artists from across Canada. The NAC’s vision is to lead and support the renewal of the Canadian performing arts sector over the next three years, with The Next Act, it’s 2020-2023 strategic plan. Through collaboration and investment in creation, production, co-production, and dissemination, along with a heightened focus on community engagement, learning, and innovation, the NAC will shape a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive future for the performing arts in Canada.

Job Number: J0621-1627
Job Title: GENERAL ASSISTANT (cook)
Employment Type: Part-Time continuing
Job Category: Hospitality
Open Positions: 2
Posting Date: July 6, 2021
Closing Date: October 31, 2021
Salary: $16.42 - $16.42/Hour
Language Requirement: Bilingual is an asset
Working Hours: Part-time, continuing
Afternoons, evenings, weekends
Job Reports To: Executive Chef and Sous Chef

Key Activities

You will be responsible for assisting the kitchen staff in the preparation and service of food. This position reports to the Executive Chef and Sous Chef and takes direction from the Chef de Partie or the designated representative. Your duties will include preparing, cleaning and transporting food and assisting in other related duties as required.

Skill Requirements

• High school diploma;
• Knowledge of food preparation and cooking methods;
• Knowledge of the use and proper handling of all machinery and equipment to ensure the safety of you and your colleagues;
• Ability to work under pressure in a very busy environment;
• Physical work will be required;
• Must be able to lift up to 30 to 50 lbs on a regular basis;
• Must be able to push/pull carts weighing up to 100lbs;
• Must be able to stand & exert well-paced mobility for up to 12 hours;
• Available to work days, evenings and weekend shifts;
• Fluency in both official languages is an asset;
• A past record of satisfactory attendance and punctuality is a requirement.*

*Regular attendance at work is an expectation of employment and an essential part of every job.

Who Can Apply

Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens.

All communication will be conducted through email and interviews via videoconferencing. Please ensure to have the most up-to-date information on your resume including your current email address.

While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted by us.

Important Notice

If you are a person with a disability and require accommodation for an interview or written exam, please advise us when initially contacted.
The successful candidate will be required to provide the original or a certified true copy of their education credentials as appropriate, along with proof of a valid Criminal Record Check as a condition of employment.

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