First Cook


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Job Number: J0219-0054
Job Title: First Cook
Employment Type: Part-Time continuing
Job Category: Hospitality
Open Positions: 1
Posting Date: February 6, 2019
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Salary: $19.90/Hour
Language Requirement: Bilingual is an asset
Working Hours: Available to work an irregular work schedule
Job Reports To: Executive Sous Chef

Key Activities

Our Five Core Values:
Be Considerate
Be Knowledgeable
Be Welcoming
Be Sincere
Go Above and Beyond

The First Cook is accountable for the preparation and line service of food for Le Café, banquets and other catering services provided by the NAC Kitchen. This position reports to the Executive Sous Chef and takes direction from the Chef de Partie or the Assistant Chef de Partie.

Skill Requirements

  • Completion of a recognized journeyman’s cook training diploma
  • Red Seal certification would be an asset;
  • Extensive knowledge of food preparation and cooking methods; including a minimum of three (3) years of experience in a similar position;
  • Comprehension of, and ability to produce detailed task lists and to catalogue food items ready for service;
  • Proven ability to delegate work to a brigade of four (4) or more individuals;
  • Available to work an irregular work schedule;
  • Creative and energetic;
  • Ability to work under pressure and remain calm in a very busy environment;
  • Ability to communicate orally in both official languages would be 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 and permanent residents. Candidates invited to an interview will be responsible for all travel and accommodation expenses. If relocation is required, the successful candidate will be expected to pay for his/her relocation expenses.

    As an employer who values diversity in its workforce, we encourage candidates to self-identify as members of the following designated groups: women, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.

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

    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 a valid Criminal Record Check as a condition of employment.