Employment Opportunities


Kitchen Helpers

Location: Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre

Date Posted: 01-Mar-24
Under supervision, kitchen helpers engage in routine duties involved in preparing and serving food, and in cleaning food service equipment.
Rate of Pay
$19.01 per hour
• Washes, cleans and prepares vegetable and fruit for cooking and salad use.
• Mixes juices and salad dressings as assigned
• Portions desserts and prepares sandwich fillings as directed.
• Transports food supplies and equipment to and from kitchen, dining areas, storerooms and refrigerators.
• Readies and refills drink dispensers and stocks condiments and food in serving areas.
• Dispenses food and beverages to customers when required.
• Cleans work areas, equipment and fixtures. Sweeps and mops floors, washes work tables, cutting blocks, refrigerators, walls and any other kitchen and dining hall surfaces.
• Separates recyclables from garbage, removes waste material and places in appropriate containers.
• Prepares soiled dishes and cutlery for dishwashing machine.
• Stacks and sorts clean dishes and cutlery.
• Assists in preparation of take out meals.Performs other assigned duties that are within area of knowledge and skills required by the job description.REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• FoodSafe – Level 1 Certification
• Willing and able to work all shifts, including weekends, as needed.
• Able to read, write and understand English and follow written and oral instructions accurately.
• Capacity to learn routines related to food service and assisting in food preparation and cleanup.
• Aptitude in maintaining cooperative working relationship with staff, clients and students
• Knowledge of good personal hygiene standards
• Be in good physical health.
• Able to operate standard kitchen appliances and equipment.

The position is unionized (Cupe 401) and members are entitled to benefits as defined in the Collective Agreement.

Accommodations may be available for the right candidate.

Should you be interested in learning more about this unique opportunity, please forward your resume, a letter of introduction, and the names and contact information for three references, in confidence to: bmscjobs@bamfieldmsc.com

Only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.