1st Cook
Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
10h ago


The First Cook is responsible for the proper and timely preparation of meals including, but not limited to, food service, food safety and supervision of kitchen staff.

The position involves a remote work lifestyle in a camp setting with the following amenities :

  • All meals and accommodation provided free of charge
  • Private room
  • Access to Wi-Fi
  • Cable TV in your room
  • Linens & towels provided
  • Access to a gym
  • Key responsibilities include :

  • Handling, preparation, production, and timely service of breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks in accordance with approved methods and standards.
  • Preparing meals according to client scheduling and within the menu plan and budget guidelines.
  • Preparing adequate quantities of the menu choices by following all production quotas set.
  • Preparing food as close to consumption time as possible. Supervise all portioning of meals on serving line to ensure all clients are receiving amounts specified.
  • Coordinating all kitchen staff involved in the preparation and serving of meals. The number of employees under supervision is dependent upon the particular Outland facility assigned, and fluctuates to match business needs.
  • Following proper storage and rotation of all food supplies.
  • Preparing and sending food orders.
  • Qualifications


  • Applicants must have a current Food Safe certificate.
  • Current Level 1 First Aid certificate is an asset.
  • Large scale camp cooking experience is an asset.
  • Red Seal or other certifications is an asset.
  • Experience in accurately producing weekly inventories is an asset.
  • High standards in maintaining a clean and organized Kitchen.
  • Be able to handle the following physical demands :
  • Lift, carry, push, or pull up to 50 lbs.
  • Climb ladders or stairs.
  • Stand, walk, squat, kneel or sit according to task for extended lengths of time.
  • Perform repetitive hand work requiring full use of both hands.
  • Perform work with arms at full length.
  • Work with arms above shoulder height.
  • Additional Information


  • Ability to expand skills in a large camp atmosphere
  • Opportunity to move up in positions
  • Zero cost of living while working on site
  • Work Schedule and Remuneration :

    The 1st Cook works on a rotational schedule. They may be expected to work weekdays, weekends, and general holidays.

    Wages are paid on an hourly basis. Specific pay details are discussed at the interview phase.

    Dexterra Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans’ status, Indigenous status, or any other legally protected factors.

    Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.

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