General Kitchen Helper

ARAMARK Remote Workplace Services - Cochrane, ON (4 months ago)

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Job Summary

Remote Workplace Lodge North of Timmins

Aramark Remote Workplace Services and Cree Quest are currently hiring a number of positions for general kitchen help, with immediate start dates.

NOTE: Due to Covid - 19 travel advisories, candidates are preferred to be located in Ontario. Out of province candidates require self quarantine up to 14 days if traveling by plane.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Accountable and responsible for maintaining a culture focused on having Safety as a value
  • Clean and maintain all kitchen areas as per cleaning schedule
  • Sweep and mop all floors in kitchen areas
  • Clean and sanitize all dishes, cookware, and equipment thoroughly
  • Assist in the preparation of food items
  • Assist in the unloading and storage of all supplies and groceries
  • Stock shelves, refrigerators, freezers, and various stations as needed
  • Replenish, rotate, and dispose of food as per HACCP
  • Keep floors dry at all times to avoid accidents
  • Shall attend all safety meetings and participate in Client and/or Aramark Emergency Response Procedures
  • Additional duties may be assigned

Physical Demands Requirements (Must be able to):

  • Stand and squat for long periods of time with scheduled breaks
  • Short and long distance walking required
  • Use of step stools and stairs
  • Use force when push/pull carts weighing an average of 22.5kg
  • Frequently reach below waist, waist to shoulder and above shoulder with frequent neck/back/torso twisting from left to right without restriction, reaching horizontally usually less than 20cm but on occasion can exceed 20cm
  • Must be able to crouch, bend neck, back, and torso from waist to floor, and must be able to twist from left to right without restriction
  • Frequently lift an average weight of approximately 12kg with a maximum of 16kg. On occasion where weight may be greater than 16kg assistance from another person or a manual lifting aid is mandatory
  • Perform repetitive movements at the wrist including side to side/up or down and multiple grasps of an average 5kg with a maximum of 10kg. Simple, power and fine finger manipulation for duration of scheduled shift

Working Conditions and Environment:

  • Ability to hear and understand verbal instruction as well as other sounds such as safety alarms
  • Ability to communicate effectively; written and orally in English
  • Must be able to see without impairment for inspection purposes and ability to read small text such as product warning labels
  • Mainly indoor work required however some outdoor work on occasion
  • Ability to work and navigate safely in close quarters or congested areas
  • Ability to balance and maintain stability on slippery surfaces
  • Ability to work split shifts within a rotational schedule
  • May be exposed periodically to elevated noise levels and surroundings

Candidate Requirements:

  • 1+ years Kitchen Help experience preferably in remote camp or hotel/hospitality industries
  • Basic Food Safety certification is required - contact your local public health authority or search online for these courses.
  • WHMIS 2015 mandatory, First Aid Certification is an asset
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently supervised and unsupervised
  • Excellent customer service
  • Ability and willingness to travel/work long rotations away from home
  • Must be able to successfully complete pre-site access drug and alcohol testing
  • Must reside in the province of Ontario. Transportation to the work site is provided from Timmins or Cochrane

Job Type: Contract


  • Basic Food Safety Course (Required)