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Food Services Attendant (Prep Cook)

Competition No.: 2021-FSA1
Duration: Auxiliary
Salary: $19.29 per hour plus 12% in lieu of benefits
Schedule: Auxiliary
Special Notes: Subject to Note ‘T’ of Schedule ‘B’ of the CUPE 23 Inside Division Collective Agreement
Last Updated: 8/12/21 3:26 PM


The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

Do you enjoy working with food and are a strong team player? We are looking for Food Service Attendants (Prep Cooks) to work in an auxiliary capacity in our Food Services Department. Our Food Service Workers prepare and sell a selection of food and beverage items and may dispense/serve liquor in licensed areas.  Reporting to the Food Service Supervisor, this position involves constant contact with the general public, internals and community groups in high volume cash handling environments.  The ideal candidates will have work experience in food services, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to deal effectively, promptly and courteously with the public and to work as part of a staff team.  Basic cooking, minor clerical, routine maintenance and cleaning of equipment are components of this job. Experience in cash handling including cash registers, POS, deposits and daily operations.  Catering experience is an asset.

Qualifications include up the high school graduation plus some related experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.   Sound knowledge of related Health Regulations and laws.  Considerable knowledge of the methods, practices, materials, procedures and equipment used in food service operations Ability to serve the public in a courteous manner.  Ability to perform simple clerical duties such as taking inventory, receiving cash and balancing cash to sales.  Serving it Right and Food Safe Certificates are required.

This posting will remain open until all positions are filled.

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Applicants under consideration will be required to consent to a Criminal Record Search.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.


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