Journeyman Cook, Nutrition & Food Services – Pooling Posting, Central NS

Journeyman Cook, Nutrition & Food Services – Pooling Posting, Central NS


Job Position: Journeyman Cook, Nutrition & Food Services – Pooling Posting, Central NS

Company: IWK Health Centre

Expected salary: $23.45 – 26.21 per hour

Location: Halifax, NS

Journeyman Cook, Nutrition & Food Services – Pooling Posting, Central NS Job Details:


Req ID: 174295
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Central Zone
Department: Nutrition and Food Services
Type of Employment: Casual Casual Relief (3% FTE)
Status: Support Position
Posting Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.

Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there’s a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with an Nova Scotia Health role means you’ll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.

About the Opportunity

Under the direct supervision of the Food Service Supervisor, the Journeyman Cook prepares standardized recipes for patients and long-term care residents. The Journeyman Cook, on occasion may produce made to order options for veterans. The Journeyman Cook is responsible for maintaining high standards of sanitation and food safety.

About You

We would love to hear from you if you have the following:

  • Grade XII or equivalent
  • Certified Journeyman Cook
  • 1 year experience preferred
  • Baking skills are an asset
  • Ability to deal with customers and patients in a courteous, helpful manner
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Competencies in other languages preferred; French an asset

Please ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certifications. Applicants relying on equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume or application.

PLEASE NOTE: Frequent physical demands include extensive standing, repetitive motion, awkward positions and lifting.


Casual Relief / 3% FTE

Shiftwork / Call / Rotation / etc

Compensation and Incentives

$23.45 – $26.21 Hourly

11% in lieu of benefits and vacation

Once You’ve Applied

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

​This is a Support bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.

Preferred candidates must be able to demonstrate proof of primary series of COVID -19 vaccine at time of hire.

Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. We encourage all qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, Persons of Colour, Foreign Nationals/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.

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