Kitchen Staff Job in Edmonton, AB at University of Alberta Botanic Garden –

Food Services Kitchen Support Staff

Part-time and Full-time positions are available, ASAP through October 15, 2022 (with the possibility of extension)

Hourly Rate: $16.43 – $21.66

The schedule varies according to season and activities at the Garden; daytime, weekend, and evening work are required. Must be available to work any day of the week, including Saturdays, Sundays, and statutory holidays.

The University of Alberta Botanic Garden is a stunning 97-hectare (240-acre) property 15 minutes southwest of Edmonton. We are an award-winning visitor attraction and the largest botanic garden in Alberta. The Food Services team contributes to exceptional guest experiences in a beautiful, natural setting.

The Garden seeks enthusiastic individuals with a passion for food to join our food services team. Reporting to the Food Services Lead, the Food Services Kitchen Support Staff will be supporting food preparation of daily in-house food offerings such as family-friendly lunches and elevated selections for events including unique dining experiences. This is an excellent opportunity for people interested in a career in hospitality. Job training provided.

Areas of responsibility also include:

  • Support food preparation for various dining experiences; patio cafe, twilight picnics and private events
  • Demonstrates superior customer service skills
  • Ensures general site cleanliness is maintained in the kitchen
  • Ensures that all food serving surfaces are kept clean & sanitary and that safe food handling procedures are adhered to
  • Advises the Food Services Lead of any unresolved issues with guests or inventory
  • Ensures adherence to UofA, Facility and Operations, and Botanic Garden Policies and Procedures
  • Works with the Guest Experience Representative III and IV to ensure GERs have the tools and training to provide exceptional guest experiences at the Garden


  • Experience/education in hospitality, culinary, or events industries an asset
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in food and hospitality, culinary, or events industries an asset
  • Knowledge of various dietary restrictions and diverse cultural menu
  • Food Safety certification
  • High-quality food standards
  • Reliable, flexible, responsible, mature, outgoing, personable and tactful
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-volume environment.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds
  • Proven ability to maintain healthy team relationships
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize to take direction & provide direction
  • ProServe certified is an asset
  • Reliable transportation to the Garden as public transportation is not available
  • Flexible schedule required – will involve some nights and weekends
  • First aid and CPR are an asset

Posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found

We thank all applicants, however, only successful candidates will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $16.43-$21.66 per hour


Expected start date: 2022-07-04

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Company: University of Alberta Botanic Garden –

Company Location:  Edmonton, AB

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