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City Hope / Agassiz / Harrison Hot Springs / Kent
Job ID 2022-24231
General and Clinical Support - Food Services
Posting Date
10 months ago(8/5/2022 11:46 AM)
Employment Type
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
0930-1730; 0600-1000
Days Off
Food & Nutrition Services
Salary at Time of Posting
$26.51 - $26.51 / hour

Why Fraser Health?

We invite you to apply today and find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health to their friends as an exceptional place to work. A 2022 BC Top Employer, we value diversity in the work force and seek to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.


Bring your cooking expertise and technical skills to a role where you can really make a difference! We are currently looking for a Casual Cook to join our Food & Nutrition Services Team at Fraser Canyon Hospital located in Hope, B.C. We hire great people for outstanding jobs and need your help to expand the ability to deliver prompt and professional service.


Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations, and is home to six Métis Chartered Communities. Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.


Effective October 26th 2021, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines).  Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.


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Detailed Overview

Prepares assigned food items by methods/procedures such as roasting, frying, grilling, steaming, poaching, boiling, retherming and baking under the direction of Manager, Food Services, or designate.


  1. Reviews production sheets and prepares assigned food and therapeutic diet items by following established menus, recipes and quantity quotas. Determines ingredients and quantities of ingredients required, and assembles ingredients and equipment required for cooking.
  2. Participates in the preparation of daily cooking schedule by ensuring adherence to established departmental standards.
  3. Cooks or rethermalizes assigned food items such as soups, sauces, salads, starches, meats, fish, poultry, vegetables and desserts by methods/procedures such as roasting, frying, grilling, steaming, poaching, boiling and baking. Carves food items such as meat and poultry by following standard recipes and established procedures.
  4. Prepares food items such as vegetables, fruits and sandwich fillings by slicing, dicing, grating and mixing.
  5. Assembles Cook Chill products for tray line according to menu and tally requirements. Ensures ready food is packaged, labelled and portioned by checking accuracy of weights and labels.
  6. Tests food items and final product for palatability, consistency and temperature. Follows up with Manager, or designate, if any recipe modifications are required.
  7. Controls portioning of food items to ensure recipe yield meets assigned quantity quotas.
  8. Maintains established food rotations in storage in order to minimize spoilage and waste.
  9. Assigns tasks to designated Food Service Workers as required.
  10. Ensures leftover food properly labeled and stored.
  11. Cleans equipment and work area using appropriate cleaning agents in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  12. Prepares, portions and serves food items for designated individuals or areas as required.
  13. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Education, Training & Experience


Graduation from a recognized 12-month program in cooking or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Current Food Safe 1 certificate or equivalent.


Skills & 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.


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