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The McCullough Centre is looking for an individual who enjoys preparing delicious meals, maintaining the cleanliness of the residential facility, planning and budgeting of food and household supplies as well as working in a team driven environment. If this describes you, we want to hear from you!
The McCullough Centre is a six-month temporary residency for homeless men with addictions and mental health issues and provides wrap around services focussing on a holistic approach. The six month program goal it to offer real teachable life skills that will create a greater opportunity of success for sustainable permanent housing to those residents residing at McCullough Centre and transitioning into housing. As a member of the McCullough team, you will be responsible for preparing foods, completing food/supply inventories; ensuring safety and cleanliness of the work area and assisting staff in establishing standards pertaining to cleanliness, chores, laundry and other client living skills. You will also serve as a role model to clients by your ability to demonstrate basic life skills.
To be successful in the role, you must demonstrate the ability to prepare appropriate substitutions to a menu plan. You must also demonstrate strong knowledge of health hazards in food services and necessary precautionary measures. Given the nature of the work environment, you must present excellent communication, sound judgement and strong observation skills. Your ability to supervise, instruct and apply appropriate safety requirements for residents is key to the role. The ability to follow written and verbal instructions with a high level of independence is essential.
Journeyman level cook certification is required. The following equivalencies will also be considered: High school education and 4 years related cooking experience in a restaurant, institution, camp operation or other related area; or Certificate in Cooking and 3 years related experience; or Diploma in Cooking and 2 years related experience. Experience in applying your knowledge of health hazards and experience in the use and care of household equipment and materials are essential. Ability to lift and move up to 50 lbs is required and you must include this in your cover letter. Standard First Aid Certificate is an asset.
$19.16 - $23.10 Hourly
- Shift work is required for this position and we are looking for candidates with flexibility in terms of the hours worked - primarily weekends and stat holidays
- As there is no public transportation to McCullough Centre, access to your own transportation is required.
- Final candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment checks including security screening and an Intervention Services Record check.
- This competition may be used to fill current and future vacancies.
How to Apply
Online applications are preferred. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter; resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition.
If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Liliana Gomez, Alberta Human Services at firstname.lastname@example.org, Human Resources, #120 Mezzanine, Standard Life Centre, 10405 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5J 4R7. Phone: 780-638-3520 Fax: 780-415-2003.
We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
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