Who We Are!
The Wexford, our Bria Community located in Tsawwassen, is looking for a Casual Cook to join our team. Together, we create safe and vibrant communities, where choices are valued and seniors lead active and purposeful lives.
Why Bria Needs You?
Reporting to the Manager, Culinary Services/Executive Chef, or designate, the Cook is responsible for the daily preparation and cooking of meals and nourishments from a menu of recipes set by the Manager, Culinary Services/Executive Chef.
Shifts: 6:30 am - 3:00 pm and 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Who You Are!
You must have compassion for others and the ability to provide a high quality of care service.
We need a high energy and upbeat personality who can be playful, patient and respectful all at the same time.
You are open to learning new skills, participate in ongoing training, and have good communication both written and spoken.
You have a positive attitude and enjoy working in a senior care environment and/or a customer service environment.
Does your lifestyle allow you to maintain both physical and mental wellness?
Are you willing to be engaged and become a Bria Ambassador by volunteering and contribute to an engaged workplace culture?
What You Will Do!
Responsible for the production of menu items including preparation, production, and presentation of menu items and will maintain a high standard of food quality and service
Assists the Chef in organizational planning related to nutritional services through planning and implementation of menus and schedules
Operates cooking equipment in a safe and proper manner. Checks equipment and cooking area after use to ensure safety requirements are maintained. Ensures all dietary equipment is maintained in a proper working order
Ensures safety and hygiene practices/procedures are adhered to and assist in maintaining quality assurance standards that comply with all Health and Safety Standards and Regulations
In the absence of the Chef, takes responsibility for the production of the department
Assists in maintaining departmental budget control by adhering to management policies and procedures of purchasing, ordering, stock and inventory control as required
Maintains a current knowledge of facility policies and procedures and complies with the policies and procedures
Promotes and maintains positive communication and relationships among management, staff, residents and the public
Ensure residents' rights of privacy and confidentiality are maintained, except in the proper operation of the business
Perform other related duties as required
Your Must Haves!
Minimum Grade 12 Education or equivalent
Must possess a diploma from a recognized cooking school
Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a recognized establishment
Food Safe certificate
Red Seal certificate is a definite asset
Team Building Events throughout the year
Bria Summer Family BBQ & Bria Holiday Party
Club 16 / She’s Fit Gym Corporate Discount Rate
PNE / Playland Company Discount Code
Sun Run & BMO Marathon Company sponsored
Free Onsite annual Flu-Shot
Bria Communities Gives Back!
At Bria Communities, we don’t just serve our residents but we are heavily involved with serving & helping
within our communities. Here are some of the initiatives and fundraising campaigns that we participate
Bria Big Bike to support the Canadian Heart & Stroke Foundation
Walk for Alzheimer’s to support the Alzheimer’s Society of B.C.
Surrey Food Bank
The Grand Parade to support the Seniors Services Society in New Westminster
Drive-Thru Turkey Trade to support DeltAssist
Virtual Dementia Tours – An emotional experience we provide to the families, community workers, local governments and staff.
If you love interacting with and getting to know seniors, have exemplary customer service skills and really want to make a difference in the lives of our residents, we want to hear from you.
Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining how your education and experience has prepared you for this position.
Tap below to access our application system.
20 February 2020
1 August 2020