Welcome to the Brucejack Mine
The Brucejack Mine is an underground gold mine located in Northwest British Columbia, owned and operated by Pretivm Resources Inc.
As an employer, we are committed to ensuring a safe, comfortable and diverse working environment. We are working closely with our neighbours – the local communities and First Nations - to provide employment.
Pretivm has on-going positions for First Cooks with a broad skill set, strong supervisory skills and excellent interpersonal abilities to join our dynamic team and support the successful development of the Brucejack Mine in Northwestern British Columbia through the construction phase and into commercial operations.
Pretivm is committed to supporting the nearby communities, and as such, preference will be given to candidates who reside in Northwestern BC or who are willing to relocate.
Working as a leader of our team, you will be responsible for all aspects of hot food preparation and production in a remote camp serving up to 500 occupants. Taking direction from the Camp Manager and Chef, the First Cook is responsible for supervising lunch production and leading dinner production including assisting with menu planning, quality food production, staff planning, inventory management and kitchen administration while ensuring high standards for quality, food safety, and sanitation is achieved.
Specific role responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
As our ideal candidate, you have completed your Red Seal Chef culinary training or have an equivalent combination of training and experience including 8-12 years of professional cooking experience in high-quality, high-volume food service. You also have considerable experience cooking for special diets such as gluten-free, vegetarian, diabetic, low fat, low sugar, etc.
We are particularly interested in speaking with you if you are a strong leader that works well under pressure and has a broad range of experience which includes cooking within remote camp, hotel/catering and fine dining restaurant environments.
As a strong team player, you have excellent communication and leadership skills, which include the ability to create a positive team environment where everyone supports each other to be successful while maintaining high standards of service.
It would be a definite asset if you have experience working in an executive camp environment along with Occupational First Aid certification.
Lastly, please note the following physical aspects of this position:
Please note, extra hours may be required from time to time to fulfil your responsibilities.
If this sounds like you, please read on to see what we can offer you!
We are committed to ensuring that all of our team members are kept healthy and safe. To achieve this, we provide comfortable camp accommodations, as well as balanced meals prepared by our culinary team.
Team members can expect access to TV and wifi, our on-site gym and a variety of recreational activities.
All of our team members are also rewarded with a host of great benefits, including:
It is important to note that the wellbeing of our team is our top priority. As such, we promote a drug and alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.
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