Baker

Gingerbread Haus Bakery Ltd. based in 1138 Queen Street, Halifax, NS B3H 2R9 is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Baker who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. Gingerbread Haus Bakery Ltd. is a family-owned business that was founded in 1999. Our German-style buttercream tortes, European-style pastries, and delectable sourdough breads have made us famous. In our baked goods, we only use the best ingredients, such as fresh apples and cherries from the Annapolis Valley. Our entire product line is available in-store or by delivery. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to permanent employment or full time job. The selected candidate will be required to work during Early Morning shift (04:00 to 12:00)

Employer Name: Gingerbread Haus Bakery Ltd.
Position: Baker
No. of vacancies: 1
Salary: $17.00 to $22.00 hourly for 40 hours per week
Employment type: Full time, Permanent employment
Location: 1138 Queen Street, Halifax, NS B3H 2R9

Food Specialties: Desserts and pastries, Breads and rolls

Job Description

  • The candidate will be expected to ensure that the product quality meets established standards.
  • The candidate will be required to bake mixed dough and batters
  • The candidate will be required to prepare dough for pies, bread, rolls, and sweet goods, batters for muffins, cookies, and cakes, and icings and frostings according to recipes or special customer orders.
  • The candidate must be able to operate machinery.
  • The candidate will be expected to weigh flour and other ingredients in order to prepare dough.
  • To ensure proper baking, the candidate will be required to adjust oven temperatures.
  • The candidate will be required to let the kneaded dough rest for a while before placing it in the oven. This interval is frequently required to allow the dough to rise while the oven heats up.
  • The candidate must mix various ingredients to make fillings for cakes and pies (e.g. chocolate ganache, caramel sauce and fruits)
  • The candidate will be required to shape dough in order to prepare various types of pastries such as croissants, cookies, and sweet rolls.
  • The candidate will be expected to prepare custom-made pastries based on the preferences of customers (e.g. birthday cakes)
  • The candidate will be expected to recommend recipes in order to refresh our menu and attract new customers (e.g. gluten-free or vegan desserts)
  • The candidate will be responsible for keeping track of food supplies and placing orders as needed.
  • To prepare baked items such as cookies, bread, and cakes, the candidate will be required to measure and combine materials, as well as use mixers, blenders, heat sources, and other equipment.
  • The candidate will be responsible for decorating and displaying completed products.
  • The candidate will be expected to test ingredients and finished goods to ensure that they meet food safety and quality standards.
  • The candidate will be responsible for gathering client information and ensuring that deliveries are completed correctly and on time.
  • The candidate will be responsible for cleaning and restocking workstations, as well as ensuring that all equipment is sanitised and ready for the next shift.
  • The candidate must keep spoilage/waste to a minimum by ordering and using proper quantities and rotating products.
  • The candidate will be responsible for ensuring that all baked goods are properly stored and packaged.
  • The candidate will be required to create a production schedule in order to determine the type and quantity of goods to be manufactured.
  • The candidate will be expected to buy baking supplies.
  • The candidate will be responsible for monitoring the entire baking process to ensure that the goals are met.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language
  • The candidate should have minimum qualification of Registered Apprenticeship certificate
  • Previous experience is not mandatory
  • The candidate must have Baker Red Seal Certificate and Baker Trade Certification
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate should be organized and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be accountable.
  • The candidate should be authentic.
  • The candidate should be dependable.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should have the ability to adapt to changing schedules.
  • The candidate should have excellent customer service skills.
  • The candidate must be able to use their own initiative
  • The candidate should have ability to work with little supervision and maintain a high level of performance.
  • The candidate should have excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • The candidate should be energetic with a positive attitude
  • The candidate should have good physical and healthy state to perform all tasks quickly, effectively, and efficiently.
  • The candidate should have the ability to work quickly without compromising quality.
  • The candidate should be accurate
  • The candidate should have excellent oral and written communication.

Work Setting

  • The candidate will be required to work in Bake shop.

Security and Safety

  • The candidate should be bondable and easily communicate.
  • The candidate should have their Immunization records.

Transportation/Travel Information

  • For transportation, the candidate should use their own vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • The candidate should be able to work in fast-paced busy environment.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should have excellent hand eye coordination
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in sitting, standing and walking positions.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate should be prepared for doing physically challenging tasks as part of daily work.
  • The candidate should be required to handling heavy loads as part of routine work.
  • The candidate must perform manual dexterity tasks
  • The candidate must finished the work with in the given time line.
  • The candidate should ready to work overtime if needed.
  • The candidate should have ability to distinguish between colours

Work Location Information

  • The candidate will be required to work in shop

Benefits

  • Health and Long term benefits would be provided to the selected candidates.
  • Under Health Benefits, the selected candidates would get Health care plan, Dental plan and Vision care benefits
  • Under Long term Benefits, the selected candidates would get Group insurance benefits and Life insurance.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options

In person

1138 Queen Street
Halifax, NS
B3H 2R9 Between 09:00 AM and 06:00 AM

Note

Please include the following while sending the application

  • References attesting experience
  • Proof of the requested certifications

 

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