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Food Services Worker

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Vancouver Community College is committed to maintaining a work force that represents the diverse community we serve and we encourage all qualified applicants.

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number 24AC0026
Position Title Food Services Worker
Pclass # SS005
Who We Are
We acknowledge that Vancouver Community College (VCC) is located on the traditional unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples who have been stewards of this land from time immemorial.

For over 55 years, VCC has been a leader in innovative, experiential post-secondary learning. We’re one of B.C’s top employers and we are proud to inspire students to discover their passions, gain essential skills, and learn what it takes to succeed in a competitive workforce.

At VCC, we respect and celebrate our differences, and are committed to the work of decolonization, accessibility, and inclusivity for all. Be a part of creating an inclusive community that provides equitable opportunities for Indigenous and diverse representation, participation, and success for everyone.

We value lived experience and encourage applications from members of all groups experiencing barriers to equity. Come join the VCC community as we shape the future together.
Position Summary
This position is responsible for performing a number of kitchen related activities including pot washing, dish washing and general cleaning duties in accordance with all HAACP policies and procedures.
Duties & Responsibilities
  1. Collects used pots, pans, trays, dishes, kitchen equipment and other utensils from the kitchen and brings them to the washing area. Scrapes items to be washed and places dishes, trays, glasses and silverware in dishwashing machine.
  2. Washes, dries and distributes dishes into designated areas and arranges them in an orderly manner.
  3. Leaves the dish washing area clean at the end of the shift and ensures that the area including the floor, food wagons, storage racks, pot racks, sinks, counters and dishwashing machine are clean at all times.
  4. Ensures the dishwashing machine is in good working order.
  5. Performs and records daily temperature and sanitizer checks.
  6. May assist in keeping walk-in coolers and walk-in freezers clean and organized.
  7. Buses, cleans and sanitizes cafeteria tables, and removes customer trays.
  8. May provide cashier coverage. Operates POS as per established cash, debit and credit handling procedures. Ensures all products are correctly priced and maintains the smooth flow of customer traffic.
  9. May assist with catering set up and dismantling.
  10. Wears uniforms when on duty.
  11. Attends food service department staff meetings
  12. Performs other related duties as required.
Education and Experience
  • Grade 10 and completion of a Work Study Practicum.
  • Basic related experience of one to three months.
  • An equivalent combination of training and/or experience may be substituted for the required qualifications.
  • FOODSAFE Level 1.

Skills and Abilities
  • Proven interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, faculty and the general public.
  • Ability to deal with challenging situations with tact and diplomacy and maintain a calm demeanor during periods of high volume or stress.
  • Good oral and written English communications skills.
  • General cleaning knowledge of equipment, utensils, special implements and appliances. Basic knowledge of public cafeteria services and kitchen and food services operations.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Ability to learn assigned tasks readily and perform them in accordance with established procedures.
  • Ability to understand and follow simple oral and written instructions. Ability to demonstrate and explain duties to others.
  • Ability to perform repetitive, manual tasks and physical activity for extended periods.
  • Stellar attendance and punctuality.
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Neat personal appearance.
Salary Range - Prorated based on FTE
PAYGRADE 14 – $20.43-23.34 hourly 
Posting Detail Information

Employment Group Support Staff (CUPE)
Type of Position Casual
Employment Type On Call
Primary Location - This position may require you to work at all VCC locations. Downtown
Is this posting only for internal applicants? No
Desired Start Date - May be subject to change 02/26/2024
Position End Date - For Temporary Positions
Vacation Blackout Dates
Number of Hours per Week Hours may vary
Work Schedule - Hours may vary according to the needs of the Department
Hours may vary according to the needs of the Department
Eligible for Fortnight No
Special Instructions to Applicant
Vancouver Community College is committed to maintaining a work force that represents the diverse community we serve and we encourage all qualified applicants.
Posting Open Date 02/13/2024
Posting Close Date
Is this a pooled posting? Yes

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Applicant Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents