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Cook 1 x2

Watson Lake Community Hospital
Watson Lake Community Hospital
Competition No.
Closing Date
Competition open until filled
L03/PSAC Bargaining Unit
Pay Rate
$27.81 - $35.18
Employment Status
Casual On Call - 2 Positions
Monthly/weekly hours
No Guaranteed Hours of Work
Start Date
Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Are you looking to be part of an exceptional and passionate health care team in one of Canada’s most spectacular natural environments with vast and stunning wilderness at your doorstep?

Yukon Hospitals strives to cultivate an environment of passionate and engaged people with a culture that values growth, work/life balance, and wellness in helping all our people reach optimal ability. Our organization is an integrated system of hospitals: Whitehorse General Hospital (55 beds), Watson Lake Community Hospital (6 beds) and Dawson City Community Hospital (6 beds).

Reporting to the Support Services Supervisor, Watson Lake Community Hospital, the incumbent prepares and cooks meals for patients/residents/customers according to prescribed departmental policies and procedures.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Thorough knowledge of Food Safety practices
  • Knowledge of Institutional Cooking methods and practices
  • Knowledge of Basic Nutrition and Therapeutic Diets
  • Knowledge of Sanitation & Occupational Health and Safety Practices
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills (both oral and written)
  • Demonstrated skills in working with diverse populations
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and take action within scope of practice
  • Cross cultural awareness and sensitivity

The successful applicant will have a Cooking Diploma/Certificate (minimum 1 year course length), two (2) years of institutional and/or healthcare cooking experience, Food Safe 1 certificate, and a valid class 5 Yukon drivers’ license.  An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be considered.


TO APPLY: quote competition #2022-262-263 and email your resume to

For more information, contact recruitment at or 867-393-8675

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Indigenous Workforce Initiative - We are committed to having a diverse and representative workforce that reflects the community we serve.  When applying to YHC Career Opportunities, we invite you to voluntarily self-identify in the email body of your application.  Please do so in whatever manner you feel accurately reflects who you are. You will then be connected with Yukon Hospitals’ Indigenous Workforce Initiative (IWI), where you can receive support with application materials, hear about additional training or mentorship opportunities, and ask any questions you have.  All self-identification information will remain confidential. You are also welcome to contact IWI supports before submitting your application at or call 867-332-7203. 

Yukon Hospital Corporation is committed to employment equity.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. Unfortunately, at this time, we are unable to consider resumes from International applicants. Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada in order to apply, i.e. have Landed Immigrant Status, Work Visa, or be a Canadian Citizen.

Posting Date: May 3, 2022/ Open Until Filled