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Prep Cook/ Dishwasher

  • 14 Feb 2018 1:02 PM
    Message # 5737366

    Cuisinier de Preparation/Prep Cook & Dishwasher 

    Location: Gambier Island, BC 

    Term: May 1st – August 21st, 2018 

    Salary: $104 per day 

    Would you like to be somewhere surrounded by beautiful mountain views, ocean waterfront and great hiking trails? Would you enjoy being at a summer camp for the summer? The Camp Fircom Society, a member of United Church of Canada Camping Ministry, is seeking a Prep Cook/Dishwasher. Camp Fircom is located on the south-eastern tip of Gambier Island in British Columbia, a short water taxi ride from Horseshoe Bay and 1 hour from Vancouver. It is a 120-acre waterfront property and has a new kitchen and dining hall and serves groups up to 200. We cater to groups of all ages including schools, retreats, conferences, and weddings. We have a garden, love recycling and composting, use solar power and aim to be a zero-waste facility. 

    Come join an energetic staff team to provide quality service to our renters and summer camp for kids and families! 

    This is a kitchen position with duties including dishwashing, prep, serving, and cleaning. The kitchen is run by our Head Chef and serves a large majority of vegetarian fare while using the organic produce from our farm. Learn lots of new skills and recipes to take home at the end of the summer. It is sure to be a tasty one! 


    • • Level 2, Criminal Records Check upon hire (over 23 years of age, or background check when over 19) 
    • • FoodSafe Certificate 
    • • Basics of verbal and written English communication skills 
    • • Meet the requirements of Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages Grant 
    • • Reliability and Strong Work Ethic! 

    Position Details: 

    This job is on Gambier Island and will require you to be on site five days of the week. The position will have shared accommodation and offers the ability to live on site for the duration of the contract, and meals when working on site. Training will be given. You will save money eating for free and living on site! 

    To apply please email your resume and cover letter to Ana-Luz Cobon at by March 30th, 2018. 

    Camp Fircom Society of the United Church of Canada 



    The Prep Cook assists in providing food services during the summer rental season under the supervision of the Head Chef and Sous Chef. The Prep Cook is also responsible for providing prep support, maintaining a clean and organized work area while following the food safety standards for dishwashing. The Prep Cook will represent the Camp and its Mission and Goals to its clients, neighbours and the public. 


    • • Assist in preparation of meals in conjunction with the Kitchen Managers. 
    • • Assist in aspects of composting, unloading food deliveries, and proper storage systems 
    • • Clean and store dishes according to health and safety standards. 
    • • Assist in service of meals 
    • • Maintain required health standards in the kitchen. 
    • • Communicate daily with the Kitchen Managers regarding overall functioning of food services. 
    • • Be aware and alert of any new or impending risks and convey this to the appropriate authority. 
    • • Participate in evaluation process and make any recommendations for following years. 
    • • Model enthusiastic, mature leadership to campers, volunteers, and staff. 
    • • Be sensitive to and strive toward fulfilling the mission and goals of Camp Fircom. 
    • • Other duties as required. 


    • • Reports to the Head Chef/Sous Chef or Executive Director in absence of Chef. 


    • • Confident communication skills. 
    • • Positive attitude and work ethic. 
    • • Food Safety Certification upon hiring process 


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