Food Service Worker (Casual)

Job Code: 3780542

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Food Service Worker (Casual)

The Surrey School District respectfully acknowledges that our schools reside on the traditional, unceded, and shared territories of Coast Salish peoples: The q̓ ícə̓ y̓ - Katzie, the qʼwa:n̓ƛʼən̓ - Kwantlen and the SEMYOME - Semiahmoo First Nations, who have been stewards of this land since time immemorial.

Surrey Schools values an inclusive school district where equity is deeply embedded, and diversity welcomed. We acknowledge the profound responsibility we all have in ensuring that our schools and district sites foster an atmosphere where everyone feels secure, respected, and valued. Our commitment to providing a quality education extends beyond academic excellence; we are committed to creating and cultivating diverse, inclusive, and barrier-free environments for all applicants, employees, students, and their families. Our identity, as Surrey Schools, is expressed in the shared values of openness, fairness and tolerance and recognizes the importance of diversity of identity and thought. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Surrey Schools, recipient of the BC Top Employers and Canada's Greenest Employer awards, is the largest school district in BC and the second largest employer in Surrey. Spread across one of the fastest-growing cities in British Columbia, Surrey Schools provides quality education to over 82,000 students with 124 schools sites and a variety of other learning facilities, offering a broad range of innovative programs and services to support the learning of our students. The Surrey School District team of approximately 13,000 employees works tirelessly every day to ensure that children are getting the best start they can, providing the preparation to be our leaders of tomorrow.

Surrey Schools is seeking on-call casual Food Service Workers. These roles support school breakfast and lunch programs. When needed the hours are typically 4 to 5 hours shifts. Hours of work are not guaranteed. Work follows the school calendar (September to June) and does recognize regular school closures ie: winter, spring and summer.

Incumbents will have the ability to apply into permanent positions (approximately 20 hours per week) when vacancies are posted.

Typical Duties

  • Orders, prepares, and serves a simple Breakfast to students at selected schools.
  • Organizes prepared lunches for and distribution to students.
  • Monitors food quality, deliveries, food temperatures and food safety, and communicates any concerns to Supervisor.
  • Modifies food orders depending on students’ food allergies.
  • Keeps basic records using

Mandatory Job Requirements

  • Current Food Safe I certificate
  • At least 1 year’s experience in a fast paced food service environment; basic food preparation and serving skills.
  • Able to speak, read and write in English. Able to order online and use email.
  • Valid BC Driver’s License and a vehicle to travel between schools.
This position pays $24.85 per hour plus an allowance in lieu of benefits. The work is on-call work Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. during the school year (September to June).

Qualified applicants can apply by clicking "apply online" below. Be sure to upload your cover letter and resume with references and a copy of your valid Food Safe I certificate.

Note: Faxed resumes will not be accepted. Successful applicants will be required to consent to a Criminal Records Search prior to employment. Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. To all others, thank you for your interest.

Posted On
June 18, 2024
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Job Type
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ECE, EA and Support Staff
Multiple locations
$24.85 /hr. plus an allowance in lieu of benefits
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