Staff Cook - Casual Position Easy Apply

  • East Cumberland Lodge
  • Pugwash, NS, CANADA
  • Casual

Come join us at "East Cumberland Lodge" in scenic Pugwash, Nova Scotia!

We are the first municipally owned long term care facility in Nova Scotia - and a registered charity.  Our 22,000 square foot facility has 73 long term care beds and one respite bed.  Become part of our vision "to be the next best thing to home" - and join our extended family of residents, their families, and our staff members.


  • Casual on-call for pick-up shifts


· Preference is given to persons with education in quantity cooking and therapeutic diets; knowledge of basic nutrition and special diet needs within a healthcare setting.  

  • Proficient oral and written communication skills (English); bilingualism (French/English) is an asset;
  • Must be physically and mentally able to perform cook's job duties with minimum of supervision;
  • Good judgment and observational skills;
  • Numerical ability necessary to make various computations in keeping work records, and in recipe preparation.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others is a requirement;
  • Motor coordination and manual dexterity are required to prepare food and operate dietary equipment safely.
  • Ability to read, understand and follow recipe directions, diet orders, and work assignments.
  • Previous experience in a long term care (nursing home) environment is an asset;
  • You must be able to provide an acceptable, current criminal record check if offered a position.


* Hourly wage rate $15.68

Overnight, weekend, and holiday premiums.

Shift types are:  4, 8 and 12 hour shifts (if needed).  Our facility operates 24/7.   Employees may be required to work rotating shifts on days and/or evening.

Paid break periods:  as per the Collective Agreement

Hot cooked meals:   all employees participate in a collectively funded meal plan between the employer and employees which provides hot cooked meals (made in-house) as well as a staffroom furnished with break supplies (tea/coffee/snacks).

Working schedules are available on line:   through our electronic staff scheduling system you can access your work schedules remote (home computer, personal cellular phone, etc.)

Parking:   Free on-site

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Staff Cook - Casual Position, East Cumberland Lodge, Pugwash, NS, CANADA