Part-Time Cook

University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus - Kelowna, BC (26 days ago)

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UBCO is currently recruiting an energetic, passionate, and creative part-time (22.5 hours/week) Prep Cook at our busy Comma location on campus! Withthe direction of the Sous Chef, the Third Cook is responsible for cooking, day to day production, works the assigned line or station and does food preparation work. Comma is located in our newest building on campus, The Commons. Here, customers connect over coffee, refuel with hand-crafted sandwiches, bodacious salads and soups, pastries and much more.

For more information on our food vision and values, specifics on our locations check out the link: for information about our Culinary department here on campus.

Please note this position is sessional, ongoing each year from September to the end of April (May, June, July, August off) starting as soon as possible. As position is 8 months, monthly salary to start is $1,598.14 ($16.39/hour).

  • Monday 10:30am to 3pm
  • Tues/Wed off
  • Thursday/ Friday 11am to 3:30pm
  • Sat/Sun 10:30am to 3:00pm

Who are you?

  • You are energetic, friendly and deeply passionate about food and dining experiences
  • You are excited about working in a fun university setting and building relationships with students, faculty, and staff
  • You have the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team with an aptitude for working in a collegial and collaborative environment
  • You thrive while learning new things and take delight in solving problems
  • You care about supporting local, great ingredients, transparency and sustainability
  • You are looking for a career to develop into, not just a job. Endless opportunities for advancement with hard work!
  • You have a Certificate in cooking from a recognized cooking institution, Food Safe Level 1 Certificate (or willing to obtain one) and a Grade 12 education
  • You are excited about working with our new Executive Chef, Shelley Robinson, Interprovincial Red Seal Cook and Chopped Canada Winner!

Why Work for UBC?

We pride ourselves in having a dynamic workplace culture, great pay & benefits and opportunities for career growth. Here are just some of the reasons UBC is one of BC’s top employers:

  • Competitive salary and outstanding benefits
  • Generous vacation
  • UBC Pension Plan
  • Development and training opportunities
  • Professional development funds
  • Employee meal plan
  • Tuition waiver
  • Diverse portfolio offering opportunities in many different food services environments
  • Flexible working schedule

Job Duties:

  • Cooking food in assigned location
  • Participates in day to day production
  • Works the assigned line or station
  • Does food preparation work
  • Other duties as required


Certificate in cooking from a recognized cooking institution, Food Safe Level 1 Certificate (or willing to obtain one), Grade 12 education and one year related experience, including cooking in a food services environment with a variety of cuisines and specialty items or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $1,598.14 /month


  • Prep Cook: 1 year (Preferred)