Career Opportunities
On-Call Bakers
Job Code: 2758397
School District #39 (Vancouver)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Nov 23, 2019 
Job Type:
Job Category:
ECE, EA/TA/ERW, Clerical, Secretarial, Administrative, Custodians, etc.
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Start Date:  Immediately
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements


Work in BC’s most culturally diverse and urban school district, Vancouver School District No. 39.  Set in one of the world’s most livable cities, Vancouver is a community-minded district seeking talented educators, progressive leaders, and skilled support staff to enrich the learning experience of Vancouver’s 50,000 students.

 The VSB Welcomes Applications for :
On-Call Baker & On-Call Baker with Red Seal (Trades Qualified)

Baker Salary: $24.86/hour (+14% in lieu of benefits)
TQ Baker Salary : $27.90/hour (+14% in lieu of benefits)

In this role, you will:

  • Under the general direction of the teacher(s) responsible for the Culinary Arts Program, plan, demonstrate techniques and supervise students and apprentices in the preparation of a variety of baked goods and yeast products, according to daily menu requirements

  • Under the direction of the Supervisor of Food Services, plan and produce the required food for school nutrition program in collaboration with the Cook and kitchen support staff.

  • Ensure that there is proper safety and sanitation in the handling of food and equipment

  • Assist with the planning of menus and recipe development

  • Assist in the evaluation of students and provide feedback to the teacher

  • Place orders for supplies, including determining the quantity and timing of delivery of perishables

  • Supervise the activities in the main kitchen during lunch to ensure that portion size guidelines are followed

  • Clean and supervise the cleaning and sanitizing of kitchen equipment

  • Clean walk-in coolers and freezers

  • Maintain kitchen utensils and equipment in good working order

  • Assist in meal service to students during lunch and as required

  • Perform other related duties as required

Staff must be available to work Monday to Friday between 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. and be available on a consistent basis as our on-call list is very busy.


  • Completion of Grade 12

  • Valid Food Safe Level 1 Certificate

  • Extensive commercial baking experience required with experience in collaborating with a kitchen team under general direction from a Supervisor.

  • Candidates with baking and menu planning experience preferred

  • Completion of an instructor's program in baking is an asset

  • Certificate from an accredited baking course (eg. Vancouver Community College, Malaspina College, Dubrelle Culinary Institute, Pacific Culinary Institute)

  • For Trades Qualified (TQ) Baker Position: British Columbia Trades Qualification Certificate for Baking (T.Q.) or an Apprenticeship Completion Certificate with a Red Seal


Your application must include: 

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

  • Three reference names (supervisors only), email addresses and telephone numbers

  • Letters of reference are optional 


**This posting is ongoing until filled.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.  Please note, only applicants shortlisted for an interview will be contacted**




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