Cook – Full-time, Permanent
Avens - A Community for Seniors
Yellowknife, Canada
1d ago
source : EDGE Jobs North


AVENS currently has an opening for a skilled culinary professional in the Food Services department. Reporting to the Food Services Manager, the Cook is responsible for preparing healthy and nutritious meals for AVENS’ 57 residents, with an eye for special diets and institutional cooking.

Education and Experience Requirements

A completed culinary program

  • At least two (2) years of experience in commercial or institutional cooking
  • Experience working with the elderly is an asset
  • Current and valid Food Safe Certification and WHMIS 2015 is an asset
  • Successful applicants must be able to obtain and maintain a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector criminal record check.

    Equivalencies of education and experience may be considered. For more information on necessary qualifications, knowledge, skills, abilities, and essential job functions of this position, a current Job Description is available here : -opportunities

    Pay and Benefits

    SALARY : $28.98 / hour

    PENSION PLAN : Eligible after 12 months

    GROUP BENEFITS : dental, extended health care and vision, life insurance, accidental death & disability insurance, long term disability insurance and dependent life insurance

    VACATION : Collective Agreement governs how vacation leave is allotted and administered

    SICK LEAVE : Collective Agreement governs how sick leave is allotted and administered

    OTHER BENEFITS : energized parking, a subsidized meal plan, access to financial funding for continuing professional development and conferences, and the gratifying feeling of knowing you are making a positive difference in the lives of seniors.


    The deadline to apply for this position is Tuesday, October 27, 2020, at 4 : 00 pm. To apply, please bring your application to Reception, or email .

    No late applications will be accepted.

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