2nd Cook (MV Isabelle)
*Open to Internal Applicants Only
Primary Location: Squamish, British Columbia, Canada (January 2024)
Employee Status: Contract
Work Language: English
Hours 60 – 84 hours per week
Operating out of beautiful Squamish, British Columbia, between the mountains, sea, and sky, Landsea specializes in providing workforce accommodation and catering solutions for projects in remote land and marine locations throughout BC (British Columbia) and Western Canada. We believe in and strive towards “creating good places for people to live. Anywhere.”
About Working on a “Floatel”
LandSea will be providing workforce catering and accommodation services for guests onboard the MV Isabelle, a 650-passenger “Floatel”. The Floatel will be permanently docked in Squamish, B.C. and is estimated to operate for up to three years. All crew members onboard the MV Isabelle must have the minimum marine safety certifications required by Transport Canada for the specific job.
Individuals who do not have the required marine safety certifications (see details below) will be required to attend a 5 – 10-day marine safety program. LandSea covers the costs of training, however, crew who do not complete minimum employment contracts are responsible for repaying part of all the training costs.
At work, the crew are provided with accommodation, full meals, WIFI and can access health/gym facilities they can access when off work. We provide partial uniforms and help with the travel/reservations as needed to and from locations. Excellent Health and Wellness benefits are offered after three months.
About the Opportunity
The 2nd Cook is responsible for assisting the 1st Cook in preparing all meals and ensuring the kitchen, dining and living areas are clean and sanitary at all times. This position requires the ability to follow directions, be diligent, focused and consistent. Comfort with kitchen equipment and knife skills are required.
General Duties and Responsibilities
All food preparations such as breakfast, lunch, sandwiches, snacks, hot dinner meals, salads, soups etc.
Set up of breakfast line, lunch station, and dining room; monitor accompaniments and restock as required
Clean up after all meal service, including wiping tables, and counters and washing pots, pans, dishes, and cutlery
Sweep and mop floors, wipe tables and counters, break down cardboard; boxes, maintain kitchen appliances, clean vents and exhaust areas
Assist with preparation and disassembly for moving and relocation
Report to 1st Cook all food and equipment-related concerns and issues
Assist 1st Cook with administration, ordering and inventory counts
Learn the 1st Cook role so can assist when necessary
Other duties as may be assigned
Minimum of 3-5 years experience as 2nd Cook, preferably in a remote environment
Proven organizational and time management skills in an industrial kitchen environment
Food Safety certification in the province of British Columbia for the duration of employment is required
Advanced (level 2) Food Safety certification is preferred
First Aid Certification is preferred
Ability to work within a multicultural diverse environment
Excellent written and verbal English
Proven experience with inventory and grocery ordering
Stand, walk, stoop, kneel, or crouch for long periods of time
Repeat the same movements including fast, repetitive movements of fingers, hands, and wrists
Use muscles to lift, push, pull or carry objects up to 50 lbs
Use hands to handle objects and tools
Willingness to travel often
Certifications and other requirements
Domestic Vessel Safety Certificate
Passenger Safety Management Certificate
Advanced First Aid an asset
Ability to clear a drug and alcohol test prior to hiring and potential random tests throughout employment with prior notice;
Serving it Right Certification an asset
Valid Government-issued Identification
Must be legally entitled to work in Canada (Canadian, PR Status, or valid Work Permit)
Criminal Record Check
12 hours shifts
Day, evening, night
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