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Dishwasher (Diavik)

Bouwa Whee Catering
March 15, 2023
Yellowknife, NT
Job Type
  • $41,430.00-60,716.00 per annum




  • Full Medical benefits
  • RSP matching
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • 2x2 rotation

Our Company: 

Serving the Yellowknives Dene First Nation, Bouwa Whee Catering is a division of the Det’on Cho Hospitality Group, a 100% indigenous owned organization, providing top-tier, professional camp catering services to Canada’s northern mines. We promote a positive work-place culture focused on growth, teamwork and inclusivity.

The Position:

Reporting to the Chef at the Diavik Diamond Mine Site, the Dishwasher is a Full-Time position.

Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

The successful candidate will primarily be responsible for:

  • ensuring area & station are kept clean up to standard
  • continuously cleaning dishes throughout the shift to ensure the team has adequate equipment to perform their duties
  • assist the team & Chef when needed
  • assisting with cleaning duties
  • ensuring that Food Safe practices are strictly adhered to at all times
  • attending all scheduled training sessions and safety meetings


Our ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications:

  • knowledge of the safe and efficient operation of equipment within the Food Service area of operations
  • understanding the proper use of all cleaning chemicals in the Food Service areas of operations and understand the safety precautions necessary while using these products.
  • a current WHMIS and Level 1 Food Safe certificates
  • familiar with the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • exceptional time management skills
  • exceptional customer service skills and enjoys working with the public
  • proven ability in working as a team player, ability to work well with others and on own
  • proven punctuality and ability to work 12 hour shifts

Please Note:

  • proof of covid 19 immunizations is required
  • pick up point for this position is limited to the Northwest Territories and Edmonton, AB
  • please include your WHMIS, First Aid or any safety certification when submitting your resume

 We thank all applicants for submissions, however only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. 

Bouwa Whee delivers great food, housekeeping and accommodation management services under some of the world’s most challenging conditions. Because we are the North – 100 percent aboriginal owned and headquartered in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories – we know what northerners want and how to deliver it. That’s why we’re the contractor of choice at Diavik and Gahcho Kué, two of Canada’s premier mines. 

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