Cook Job Posting

Bethlehem Centre is a unique charitable organization located in a beautiful, serene place on Westwood Lake. The Centre’s kitchen is constantly evolving in an effort to create the best possible experience for our Guests in an all-inclusive “Cottage by the Lake” setting. The cook position is an integral part of that experience and a valued part of our diverse and caring team.

We are looking for a competent and industrious individual with a passion for great food to assist our Chef in the day-to-day food service. If you are interested in exploring your fit with our team, read on…

Job Description: Cook PT/Casual

Reports to: Chef

Key areas of responsibility:

The successful applicant must be adaptable, creative, and confident in their ability to produce superior meals in a timely and efficient manner to meet or exceed the Chef and Guest’s expectations.

With the Chef’s direction and support, you will work in a fast-paced, busy environment, consistently producing a wide variety of health-conscious, tasty buffet and family-style foods for up to 50 guests.

With guest satisfaction in mind, you will meet some dietary needs. All the while focusing on health and safety by keeping a sanitized and orderly environment in the kitchen employing Food Safe procedures and Health and Safety guidelines set out by the Provincial Public Health Officer.

Core Competencies:

  • Guest Focused
  • Understanding and anticipating the needs of our guests.
  • Provides exemplary service.
  • Remains professionally courteous and has the ability to engage in a friendly manner with guests.
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Ability to use critical thinking and resourcefulness to creatively solve problems.
  • Ability to be flexible, adaptable, and timely.
  • Ability to anticipate future tasks, and plan ahead.


  • Works cooperatively with others to become a complementary addition to the Team.
  • Maintains the ability to establish productive relationships.
  • Able to respond well to directions, and appropriately give and receive feedback.
  • Working with the Tools and Technology of the job
    Selecting, and using tools effectively and safely.

Health and Safety

  • Maintaining and complying with procedures for a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Recognize and identify risk.
  • Have current Food Safe, WHMIS, and Serving It Right.
  • Physical Requirements:
  • Maintain a clean and well-groomed appearance.
  • Safely lift 40lb.
  • Stand for up to 4 hours at a time.
  • Carry, reach, or pull, and safely use step stools, and short ladders, and climb stairs.

Education & Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; a Diploma from a culinary school will be an advantage.
  • Proven experience as a cook.


  • We can often adjust the schedule to suit your needs.
  • Working in a clean, respectful, enjoyable environment, next to nature with a caring team.
  • On busy days there is often staff lunch available.