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Position Summary

The Penticton Regional Hospital is looking for a Casual Regional Production Cook to join their team! - if you have graduated from a recognized program in quantity cooking, or have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience…Apply today!


This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week.

**Effective April 01, 2024, the hourly wage will be $27.56 per hour**

As a team player you will perform a variety of duties within a Food Service Department such as:
• Prepares assigned entrees, sauces, soups, etc. by ensuring proper ingredient amounts, and following established standardized recipes according to production schedules, to ensure consistent quality of regionally distributed products. Plans preparation and cooking schedule;
• Cooks and prepares assigned general diet and therapeutic diet products by procedures such as roasting, frying, grilling, steaming, poaching, boiling and baking; tempers frozen ingredients according to food safety standards.
• Participates in regular testing and auditing of food products for palatability, consistency, appearance, and provides feedback to the Food Service Supervisor and/or Manager;
• Carves food items such as meat and poultry and controls portioning of food items;
• Maintains established food rotations in storage in order to minimize spoilage and waste;
• Requisitions and receives supplies as required from Ingredient Control area;
• Assigns tasks to designated Food Service Workers and provides related orientation;
• Cleans work area, utensils, and equipment to maintain safety and sanitation standards;
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:

Graduation from a recognized program in quantity cooking or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Skills and Abilities:
 Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
 Ability to deal with others effectively.
 Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
 Ability to organize work.
 Ability to operate related equipment.

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Indigenous Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process and/or career exploration, send your question(s) via email to IndigenousEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01990727

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

PENTICTON REGIONAL HSPTL

Location:

Penticton

Department:

PRH REGL FOOD PROCESSING CENTR

Reports To:

MANAGER OR SUPERVISOR

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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