Job No: VSL4574269
Location: Richmond, BC

Come join us and help make a difference in the lives of older adults! As employees at a Verve Senior Living Retirement Residence, our primary goal is to help each person, have a great day, every day! Our employees thrive on collaboration and have a passion for excellence, achieving multiple awards including the Order of Excellence in Quality, from Excellence Canada. As part of our team, the things you do are key to helping us achieve our shared vision of helping seniors live longer, better. Oh, and you’ll also have a lot of fun doing it. Want to join us?



Under the direction of the Dining Services Manager, responsible for the delivery and service of meals to the residents, the cleanliness of the dietary areas and equipment in accordance with specific standards and regulations, and assigned duties related to food preparation.



Minimum grade 12 education, able to follow written and oral instructions and speak and write fluent English. Dependable, responsible and willing to learn. A pleasant, outgoing personality is required. An understanding of food service and preparation with Food Safe, Serving it Right certification is essential. Previous experience in a similar position in a hotel/restaurant or seniors housing setting will be given preference.



  • Serves meals in the dining rooms to residents and guests.
  • Sets tables and clears the dining rooms of dishes, utensils etc.
  • Cleans tables and dining rooms after meal service.
  • Handles all matters in a confidential manner.
  • Provides assistance to the cook in the preparation of food and assembly of salad and sandwich plates, desserts as assigned or needed.
  • Maintains effective communication, both written and verbal with co-workers. uses the appropriate lines of communication with supervisory staff.
  • Performs other dietary related tasks as assigned.
  • Demonstrates outstanding public relations skills with residents, potential clients, staff and all persons visiting Gilmore Gardens.
  • Is familiar with Dining Room and Activity functions and be available to escort, host or serve.
  • Responds quickly to resident calls, giving assistance where appropriate.
  • Shares responsibility, through in-service and education, in safety standards of the residence.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality of information.
  • Performs duties willingly in a timely and friendly manner.
  • Committed to excellence and the establishing of a “Fabled Residence”.
  • Performs other duties as assigned with an exemplary standard of skill and with a sense of responsibility.
  • Participates in applicable staff meetings and in-service training within the home.
  • Complies with infection control protocols as directed. e.g. outbreak management
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the dining services manager.
  • Complies with all corporate policies and procedures.
  • Complies with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, and Workplace Hazardous Material Information System.  This includes recognizing health and safety hazards, reporting incidents, fulfilling responsibilities under the applicable legislation, as well as participating in in-services and fire drills.



All offers of employment are subject to a Criminal Background Check. We thank all those who apply; however only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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