Government of Yukon has released a notification in which they’re inviting candidates for the post of Cook. It is important for the candidates to embrace the duties and responsibilities and give their best effort. They ensure proper food handling, a sanitary environment is maintained, and all meals follow the Canada Food Guide.

Employer Name: Government of Yukon
Position: Cook
Salary: $30.72 – $35.52 hourly 
Employment Type: Auxiliary On-Call 
Location: Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2C6 CA (Primary)

Job description

  • Candidates are responsible for the provision of food services to youth aged 12- 17, and staff at the Young Offender’s Facility, and catering Youth Justice functions. 

Job requirement

  • Candidates must have journeyman Cook Certification (Red Seal).
  • They must have recent experience preparing meals for individuals and/or groups in a commercial or Institutional setting (including hotel, restaurant, camp, catering or cafeteria setting.
  • They must wear cooking scrubs.
  • They must have the capability of heavy lifting.
  • They are responsible for using cleaning chemicals such as Bleach, EP50

Work setting

  • Candidates may be assessed on knowledge of food preparation, serving and storage (Food safe)
  • They should have the ability to understand written and oral instructions.
  • They should have the ability to work individually and in a team environment.
  • They may be assessed on Self-motivated and adaptable to change.


  • Candidates will find diverse opportunities.
  • They will get opportunities to develop their career
  • They will enjoy a warm sense of community and vibrant artistic, cultural and recreational amenities, all set in a spectacular natural environment.

How to apply

Interested candidates eligible for the Cook position are required to enter accurate information during registration. Applying through the provided link is a necessity, and it’s important to note that failure to provide correct information will result in registration cancellation.

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