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Institutional Cook

Rankin Inlet
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Type of employment: 
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This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$76,069.00 per annum, 42 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
01 February 2019

This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

The Institutional Cook will work under the direction of the Food Services Manager at the Rankin Inlet Healing Facility (RIHF). The cook will prepare meals, instruct offender workers, and conduct required kitchen operations to ensure the timely and secure delivery of meals. The position is required to ensure Health and Safety regulations are followed to provide quality assurance to staff and offenders. The cook will play a key role not only in cooking and preparing meals but in teaching offenders recognized kitchen and food handling practices.

This position follows established policies and procedures for food services using regulations and guidelines set forth by Health Canada including but not limited to Canada’s Food Guide Safety Standards, Occupational Health and Safety Act, WHMIS regulations and HACCP standards, to provide assurance to staff and inmates.

The knowledge, skills and abilities required for this job are normally obtained through the completion of Culinary Diploma or Red Seal Certification with minimum of 2 years of cooking experience in a high volume professional kitchen, Food Safe Level 1 Certificate, WHMIS, and First Aid within the last years or, must be willing to obtain within the first six months of employment.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, English and French.

Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.

Department of Finance (Rankin Inlet)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 460, Rankin Inlet, Nunavut X0C 0G0
Phone: (867) 645-8065
Toll free: 1-800-933-3072
Fax: (867) 645-8097