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Avens - A Community for Seniors
August 3, 2022
Yellowknife, NT
Job Type
Base Salary


AVENS currently has an opening for a skilled culinary professional in the Food Services

department. Reporting to the Food Services Manager, the Cook is responsible for preparing healthy and nutritious meals for AVENS’ 57 residents, with an eye for special diets and institutional cooking.

Education and Experience Requirements 

  • A completed culinary program
  • At least two (2) years of experience in commercial or institutional cooking
  • Experience working with the elderly is an asset
  • Current and valid Food Safe Certification and WHMIS 2015 is an asset 

Successful applicants must be able to obtain and maintain a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector criminal record check.

 Equivalencies of education and experience may be considered. For more information on necessary qualifications, knowledge, skills, abilities, and essential job functions of this position, a current Job Description is available here:

 Pay and Benefits

 SALARY: $26.15/hour

PENSION PLAN: casual position, not eligible

GROUP BENEFITS: casual position, not eligible

VACATION: Collective Agreement governs how term vacation leave is allotted and administered

SICK LEAVE: casual position, not eligible

OTHER BENEFITS: energized parking, a subsidized meal plan, access to full financial funding for continuing professional development and conferences, and the gratifying feeling of knowing you are making a positive difference in the lives of seniors.


The deadline to apply for this position is Friday August 19, 2022, at 4:00 pm. To apply, please bring your application to Reception, or email No late applications will be accepted.

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