General Cook

Salary:  Commensurate with training and experience in the range of $2,591.33 to $3,109.60 per month.

Hours of Work:  Monday to Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm and also involves occasional evening and weekend work and the position begins in September 2014.

Status: 1.0 FTE; term, 6 months

Primary Purpose: To perform all manner of basic to intermediate cooking, cleaning and customer service duties where applicable to food services within the College. The position also provides leadership to casual staff.

Nature of Work: Reporting to the Executive Chef, the General Cook follows the work schedules provided under moderate supervision.  Workloads may vary, depending upon additional food services and catering events

Accountabilities: The General Cook is accountable for proper handling of all food items in accordance with health regulations. Efficient and courteous customer service is required. Occasionally this position is called upon to direct the work of casual staff.  The General Cook is responsible for the handling and cleaning of all food services equipment and for maintaining cleanliness in the Food Services area.

Skills: Team player, organized, ability to follow directions, good communication, excellent customer service, works independently, is able to lift and move items in excess of 50 pounds.  Must have knowledge of, and be able to work within, health regulations.

Experience: Minimum of five (5) years of experience working in the food service industry.

Education: A journeyperson certificate in cooking is preferred. An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.  Must have completed or must be willing to obtain Food Safety certification or Serve Safe Food Certification.

Application: Interested candidates should bring their resumes along with the names of three (3) references to CHOICES, the cafeteria at St. Thomas More College on the University of Saskatchewan campus at 1437 College Drive, Saskatoon, as soon as possible.  Resumes will be received by Executive Chef Andreas Gewers between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm starting Friday, August 29, 2014.

Only those invited for an interview will be contacted

Applications will be accepted until filled


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The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.