Lead Cook

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Camp Ooch & Camp Trillium
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Part Time
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Work Schedule: 
2-4 8 hour shifts Thursday-Sunday depending on applicant's availability
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Posting Date: 
Monday, August 30, 2021 to Thursday, September 30, 2021
Food Services
Community Career & Employment Services - Fanshawe, Simcoe/Norfolk Regional Campus

Lisa Savoy (Job Developer)

The Employment Centre - 5 Queensway Drive East - Unit # 2 -  Simcoe, ON  N3Y 5K2

(519)428-1135 x 432 (office) or (519)709-1178 (cell)


NOTE: Please apply in accordance with the Contact Information in the posting


Camp Ooch & Camp Trillium is planning a return to in-person programs throughout the fall.

Would you like to be part of our amazing staff team? We are now accepting applications for a Lead Cook.

In order to be a successful part of our outstanding staff team, you’ll be passionate about playing a key role in helping to support the food service program at the Rainbow Lake site in Waterford.

Our Lead Cook will work with the Kitchen Manager to support in the meal prep and meal service aspects of the food program and helping to maintain a clean and safe kitchen and dining area. The Lead Cook also supports the Kitchen Manager with the supervision and delegation of duties within the kitchen.

Lead Cooks follow the menu plan as designed for the week and are responsible for the organizing, preparing, serving and cleaning up after each meal service. They follow and adhere to special dietary requests and assist with the coordination, preparation, packing and unpacking of camp programs such as outtripping, theme meals etc. while following all appropriate food handling and sanitation techniques. Cooks help to organize, prepare, serve and clean up after meals. They work with the Kitchen Manager to support a safe kitchen environment and well managed staff team.


Skills & Qualifications:

Our Cooks must have:

a) 2 or more years of experience working in a hospitality or restaurant setting

b) Current police reference check and vulnerable sector screening

c) Experience working in a fast-paced environment

d) Experience leading small teams of people.

e) Full covid vaccinations

Beneficial Skills & Experience:

a) WHIMIS Certification

b) Food Handling Certification

c) Culinary school or restaurant cooking experience

d) Standard First Aid & CPR.

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