Cook Position Full-time, Permanent

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, please email


Pay and Benefits


SALARY: $29.56-$33.52/hour

PENSION PLAN: Competitive matched contributions, available after 12 months

GROUP BENEFITS: Competitive package, available after 3 months

VACATION: Collective Agreement governs how vacation leave is allotted and administered, starting at 3 weeks per annum

SICK LEAVE: Collective Agreement governs how sick leave is allotted and administered, accumulated monthly

OTHER BENEFITS: Subsidized meal plan, wellness leave, and the gratifying feeling of knowing you are making apositive difference in the lives of seniors.




The deadline to apply for this position is Friday March31, at 4:00 pm. To apply, please bring your application to Reception, or email No late applications will be accepted.

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