Northern Lights College
  • 26-Aug-2021 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Dawson Creek, BC, CAN
  • $27.32 - $28.17
  • Hourly
  • Support Staff, Seasonal Full Time

Annual vacation is pro-rated and front loaded at the start of each season. We offer competitive extended health and dental benefits

Term of Appt: Monday - Friday @ 7 hrs/day (Seasonal, Aug to the end of May)

Start date: Immediately

Reporting to: Director of Student Services


UNDER REVIEW: Classification 15, $27.32 - 28.17/hr, as per the BCGEU Support Collective Agreement. Annual vacation of is pro-rated and front-loaded with the start of each season. We offer competitive extended health and dental benefits (after the completion of 910 employment hours), as well as time off for family illness, personal illness, and other special leaves. Closure during the Christmas break (Dec 25 - Jan 1) each year is paid time off. This is a continuous, seasonal position which will run from the end of August to the end of May the following year, with a summer lay off. Enrolment in the Municipal Pension Plan is mandatory for our full-time staff.


The successful candidate will be working in a team, managing the cafeteria and short order operation and equipment for cost recovery food services on the Dawson Creek Campus. The Cafeteria Manager/Cook will contribute to the delivery of exceptional student experience at NLC through the provision of quality food service for students, staff, and the public. This will include preparing inventory and sales reports and business plans for administration, as well as planning menus, promoting food services, and attracting customers, accurate costing, monitoring, and pricing of menu items and food orders within the budget and organizing catering events. They will assist the Cafeteria Cook with preparation and cooking a variety of nutritious and appealing food options in a clean and safe environment, ensuring that FOODSAFE regulations are adhered to. Within the scope of responsibility, the manager will be responsible for ordering goods and materials for the cafeteria including generating purchase orders, receiving, and managing inventory and forwarding invoices to finance for payment.

Cafeteria hours of operation will be Monday to Friday from 8:00am - 2:00pm, with the possibility of additional hours of service depending on campus and/or catering events.


Professional Cook Training Level 3 preferred. FOODSAFE is required. Experience with successfully managing a cafeteria or cafe, working within set budgets, implementing revenue generating ideas and solutions that appeal to our students, developing nutritious meal and snack options and short order cooking are all requirements. Experience preparing ethnic or traditional cultural and indigenous foods and incorporating locally, or regionally sourced ingredients is desired. Excellent customer service, communication and interpersonal skills are a must. You will need to be familiar with an advanced till system that tracks inventory, using interact machines and preparing deposits. The successful candidate will have the ability to effectively communicate with vendors and suppliers. A combination of experience and education may be considered.

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