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A&W

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 30 to 40 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

  • Work setting
  • Restaurant

  • Tasks
  • Determine the size of food portions and costs
  • Requisition food and kitchen supplies
  • Prepare and cook complete meals or individual dishes and foods
  • Inspect kitchens and food service areas
  • Order supplies and equipment
  • Maintain inventory and records of food, supplies and equipment
  • Clean kitchen and work areas
  • Manage kitchen operations
  • Wash, peel and cut vegetables and fruit
  • Ensure that food and service meet quality control standards
  • Prepare, heat and finish simple food items
  • Short order cooking and food preparation

  • Work conditions and physical capabilities
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Work under pressure

  • Personal suitability
  • Client focus
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Team player
  • Time management

  • Support for persons with disabilities
  • Provides physical accessibility accommodations (for example: ramps, elevators, etc.)
  • Provides visual accessibility accommodations (for example: braille, screen readers, etc.)
  • Provides auditory accessibility accommodations (for example: transcription software, teletypewriters, etc.)
  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports persons with disabilities
  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for persons with disabilities
  • Provides awareness training to employees to create a welcoming work environment for persons with disabilities
  • Applies accessible and inclusive recruitment policies that accommodate persons with disabilities

  • Support for newcomers and refugees
  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports newcomers and/or refugees
  • Assists with immediate settlement needs of newcomers and/or refugees (for example: housing, transportation, storage, childcare, winter clothing, etc.)
  • Supports social and labour market integration of newcomers and/or refugees (for example: facilitating access to community resources, language training, skills training, etc.)
  • Recruits newcomers and/or refugees who were displaced by a conflict or a natural disaster (for example: Ukraine, Afghanistan, etc.)
  • Supports newcomers and/or refugees with foreign credential recognition
  • Offers mentorship programs that pair newcomers and/or refugees with experienced employees
  • Provides diversity and cross-cultural trainings to create a welcoming work environment for newcomers and/or refugees

  • Support for youths
  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports youth employment
  • Offers on-the-job training tailored to youths
  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for youths
  • Provides awareness training to employees to create a welcoming work environment for youths

  • Support for Veterans
  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports Veterans
  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for Veterans
  • Provides awareness training to employees to create a welcoming work environment for Veterans
  • Recruits Veterans and other candidates with military experience through targeted hiring initiatives (for example: job fairs, outreach programs etc.)
  • Assists with immediate transition needs of Veterans (for example: relocation, housing, etc.)
  • Offers workshops, counselling services or other resources to help Veterans navigate their transition into the civilian workforce (for example: adapting to different organizational structures)
  • Supports Veterans in translating their military skills and experience into the language of the civilian job market
  • Offers flexible onboarding options to allow Veterans to gradually adapt to the civilian workplace (for example: gradually increasing hours and responsibilities, etc.)

  • Support for Indigenous people
  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports Indigenous people
  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for Indigenous workers
  • Develops and maintains relationships with indigenous communities, indigenous-owned businesses and organizations
  • Provides cultural competency training and/or awareness training to all employees to create a welcoming work environment for Indigenous workers
  • Facilitates access to Elders who can offer support and guidance to Indigenous workers

  • Support for mature workers
  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports mature workers
  • Applies hiring policies that discourage age discrimination
  • Provides staff with awareness training to create a welcoming work environment for mature workers
  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for mature workers
  • Offers phased retirement options that allow mature workers to gradually reduce their workload (for example: flexible or reduced work hours, part time employment, project-based or seasonal work, etc.)
  • Offers phased re-entry options for mature workers who are returning to work after retiring (for example: gradually increasing hours and responsibilities)
  • Provides workspace accommodations, such as age-appropriate ergonomic considerations, to meet the physical needs of mature workers (for example: adjustable desks and chairs, accessible parking, etc.)
  • Offers resources to help mature workers plan their retirement (for example: financial planning, access to pension and benefits, lifestyle adjustments, etc.)

  • Supports for visible minorities
  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports members of visible minorities
  • Applies hiring policies that discourage discrimination against members of visible minorities (for example: anonymizing the hiring process, etc.)
  • Offers mentorship programs that pair members of visible minorities with experienced employees
  • Provides diversity and cross-cultural training to create a welcoming work environment for members of visible minorities

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