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Posted on August 8, 2022

Cook/chef needed FULL TIME at Lamplighter Preschool Napanee!

MUST HAVE – Up-to-date Safe Food Handlers Certificate, Vulnerable Sector Check completed (not older than 6 months), and immunizations up to date.  First Aid/CPR level C is required as cook/chef works with children.  Covid vaccinations and boosters encouraged.   Send 3 references of your experience with resume.

QUALIFICATIONS: Experience working independently as cook/chef preparing food for large numbers and knowledge of the Canada’s Food Guide. In child care we also follow the Child Care and Early Years Act and KFL&A Public Health – Growing Little Sprouts for nutrition requirements. Working within a budget and grocery shopping. PPE provided when needed.   

This is a physical job with repetitive movements, heavy lifting, standing for long periods, bending, reaching and stooping. This position can also be fast paced and the candidate should be able to time manage well and be able to work with interruptions if called out of kitchen to cover staff.   

JOB DUTIES:   Kitchen  PLAN a four week seasonal rotating menu (Spring/Summer & Fall/Winter), prepare the recipes in booklets to coincide with your menus, prepare and deliver meals, retrieve when done. Wash dishes using dishwasher and/or three sink method. Grocery shop weekly, note any substitutions on menus posted in children’s rooms. Knowing and following any allergies posted and maintaining safe kitchen habits avoiding cross contamination and allergic reactions and adhering to Health Inspection requirements. To maintain the kitchen and its appliances in a clean, sanitary and healthy manner and to monitor and document the fridge/freezer and dishwasher temperatures as required. Hair up and covered.   

General – To adhere to Lamplighter’s policies and procedures, maintaining welcoming, friendly rapport with co-workers, children, their families, and being a team member of a busy centre. Being on the floor with staff and children to assist when needed.   

Clean and Sanitize – To assist with laundry if needed, collect and take garbage/recycling out on designated days.   

SHIFT: 8:30 – 4 – with possibility of extending to 5pm to cover staff ratios with children. 1/2 hr unpaid lunch break. Notice given if time frame needs to change.     

Job Type: Full-time   Salary: From $15.75 per hour   Start: Monday August 22nd to right candidate.

COVID-19 considerations:   Currently adult and children choice to mask/unmask. PPE provided. Adhering to isolation rules of Public Health’s symptoms and positive testing.


How to Apply:

Please submit your cover letter and resume with 3 references to .

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