Cook Grill Worker

Company Name: City of Vancouver

Location: Vancouver, Brit, Ca - V6A 4K6

Job Duration: 2021-07-22 to 2021-08-21


Requisition ID: 32073 


Located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), Vancouver has a commitment to becoming a City of Reconciliation. Vancouver consistently ranks as one of the world’s most liveable cities and is working towards being the greenest city in the world. Named among Canada’s Top 100 Employers, BC’s Top Employers, and Canada’s Greenest Employers, the City of Vancouver seeks colleagues who can help shape and embody our core commitments to sustainability, decolonization, equity and outstanding quality of life for all residents.

Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.


Main Purpose and Function

Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation is looking for professional and experienced Cooks Grill Workers to work at one of our three professional City Golf Courses. Reporting to the Food & Beverage Operations Team Lead, the Cook Grill Worker engages in the preparation of a variety of a la carte breakfast, lunch and dinner meals which include banquet and buffet functions.


Specific Duties and Responsibilities

The Cook Grill Worker is responsible for preparing light meals and short orders from an established menu. Working in a team environment the successful candidate must adhere to the principles of proper food handling, preparation and storage, prepare various foods including vegetables, meats, soups, salads and baking by following standardized recipes and methods as determined by their direct supervisor. Additionally they may be required to handle cash at times, in order to assist with covering breaks and shift overlaps.


The Cook Grill Worker will be responsible for the plating and presentation of food to specifications and cooking for a varying number of guests during peak and non-peak times providing consistent results. Maintaining a clean kitchen, the Cook Grill Worker is responsible for following hourly, daily, weekly and monthly cleaning schedules, and performing other related tasks such as washing dishes, pots, pans, storage areas and floors as required.


The successful candidate will be able to provide exemplary customer service to all patrons and ensure compliance of liquor licensing regulations at all times.


Candidates must be able to work a variety of days and shifts that include evenings and weekends. 


This is an Auxiliary (casual) position until October 2021.



Education and Experience:

  • High school education preferred
  • Valid Food Safe and Serve it Right Certification is required
  • Experience with preparing and cooking a la carte breakfast, lunch and dinner meals.
  • Experience cooking for banquet or buffet events
  • Experience working in a similar unionized Food and Beverage team environment is desired


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Valid Food Safe and Serving It Right Certifications required
  • Ability to operate, maintain, and clean, standard cooking and kitchen equipment
  • Working knowledge of health hazards in food preparation and service
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 20 kg
  • Ability to provide exemplary customer service


Business Unit/Department: Board of Parks & Recreation (1400) 

Affiliation: CUPE 15 Parks 

Employment Type: Auxiliary/Casual 

Position Start Date: August, 2021

Position End Date: October, 2021

Salary Information: Pay Grade GR-012: $23.39 to $27.43 per hour


Application Close: July 30, 2021

At the City of Vancouver, we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we so proudly serve. Indigenous applicants, people of colour, all genders, LGBT2Q+ and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion

To be considered for this exciting and impactful career opportunity with a generous benefits package, please apply on our careers site.