Career Opportunities
Job Code: 2766519
School District #39 (Vancouver)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Jan 02, 2020 
Job Type:
Job Category:
ECE, EA/TA/ERW, Clerical, Secretarial, Administrative, Custodians, etc.
Mandatory Document:
Various (on-call)
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 Vancouver School Board welcomes applications for:

On-Call Cooks


Under the general direction of the teacher responsible for the Culinary Arts Program you will demonstrate techniques and supervise students and apprentices in the preparation of a variety of food. You will ensure proper sanitation in food handling and cleaning, assist in planning menus and recipe development, order supplies and maintain kitchen utensils in good working order. As well you will supervise the activities in the main kitchen during the lunch period.
In addition to cook positions, you may also elect to be called for other positions in food services:

Food Service Worker

Cafeteria Teacher’s Aide 1


Red Seal Cook

Plus 14% in lieu of all benefits and statutory holidays





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
  • Graduation with a certificate (or higher) from an accredited cooking course (e.g., Vancouver Community College, Malaspina College, Pacific Culinary Institute).
  • Red Seal Certification of Qualification (Cook) or certification under a recognized 
    post-secondary program is an asset
  • Demonstrated experience in commercial cooking and menu planning
  • Experience in a large size restaurant or cafeteria
  • Supervisory experience is an asset
  • Ability to communicate with vendors via email and place food orders


 Your application must include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Three reference names (must be supervisors). Include email addresses and telephone 
This posting is ongoing until filled.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.



Due to a high volume of applications, we are unable to notify unsuccessful applicants or respond to inquiries regarding the status of an application.  We will contact applicants directly if we are interested in moving forward or if an application requires additional information.




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