Head Cook
Camp Tamarack
About the Job
Application Deadline
Job Type
Seasonal, Year-Round, Full-Time
Start Date
End Date
Camp Location
704081 Range Road 62, county of Grande Prairie No. 1, AB
Job Description

 Head Cook 



  • Must be at least 21 years of age 
  • Experience in cooking for large numbers up to 100 people 
  • Experience in cooking for special populations and special diets 
  • Must provide own transportation 
  • Current Cook Trade Certification and/or Canada Food Safe Certificate 
  • Current Food Allergy certification 
  • Have valid Standard First Aid and CPR-C Certificates, or willing to obtain 
  • Clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Persons Search 
  • Clear Child Welfare Check (Alberta Residents Only) 


General Responsibilities 

  • To provide fun, healthy meals and snacks for campers and staff while summer camps are in session.  
  • Grocery shopping and/or ordering for above 
  • Maintain a functional Kitchen staff team 


Specific Duties 

  • Plan and prepare a bi-weekly rotational menu, in conjunction with Camp Director; always keeping special diets and allergies in mind. 
  • Shop and/or order groceries on a weekly basis.  
  • Responsible to ensure that grocery costs are kept within budget.  
  • Ensure that meals and snacks are ready on time.  
  • Attend to the dietary needs of any campers/staff who require special diets 
  • Responsible to ensure that Alberta Health Standards are being met and liaise with the local Health Inspector when required. 
  • Overall operation, maintenance and cleanliness of the camp kitchen throughout the summer 
  • These are not the only duties to be performed. Some duties may be reassigned and other duties may be assigned as required. 

Date of Contract:   April 15th through end of August 2023 (possible extension to year round position)

How to Apply
To apply: go to https://camptamarack.ca/get-involved/employment/ and click on the new kitchen application