Job Posting 90897

Second Cook
M'akola Housing Society
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas
Langford, BC
closes in 53 days (Fri, 31 Mar)
on-call / relief / casual  •  $24.41 per hour

Second Cook – Casual
M’akola Housing Society
Langford, B.C., Jesken Aerie

Position Summary

Under the supervision of the Kitchen Supervisor, the Second Cook is responsible for the basic cooking, baking and preparation techniques of the kitchen operations of the Assisted Living Residence, referred to as “Jesken Aerie”. The successful candidate will work with the Kitchen Supervisor to provide high quality, low fat, low sugar, low salt meals and baked goods that are palatable and nutritious.  The Second Cook will assist with food purchasing, food production and menu planning and be responsible for maintaining a clean and sanitary working environment. The Second Cook will provide coverage for the Kitchen Supervisor as required. It is expected this role will represent MHS and embrace the vision to improve living conditions for Elders, seniors, people living with disabilities.

This is a casual, on-call position and shifts will be dependent on availability. This position pays $24.41 per hour.

Due to the residents and the people we support, the successful candidate must be vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus.


  • Minimum Grade 12 Diploma
  • Minimum 1-2 years kitchen experience in a high volume facility or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Experience working in and with the Indigenous Community would be an asset
  • Courses required and paid for by M’akola:
    • Food Safe Level l
    • Occupational First Aid Level l Certificate (updated every 3 years)
    • WHMIS and MSDS Certificate
  • Criminal Record Check

 Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of Canada Food Guide for Healthy Eating
  • Understanding of Occupational Health and Safety standards
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • Ability to work as part of a collaborative team
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong planning and time management skills
  • Ability to take direction and follow procedures
  • Be fully vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus before start date

Come visit us! M'akola also accepts in-person applications. Please visit our Assisted Living facility near you with your resume and let us know what position you would like to apply to!

Preference will be given to applicants of Indigenous ancestry (please self-identify) as per Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code.

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