General Worker, Food Services Job in Halifax, NS | IWK Health Centre

IWK Health Centre


IWK Health is an internationally recognized and respected academic health sciences centre located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, providing tertiary and primary care for two million women, children, youth and families across the Atlantic region. IWK Health is committed to employment equity and the reduction of barriers to employment and career growth. We encourage all who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotians, Persons of Colour, Immigrants/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.

Job Responsibilities:

The General Worker serves meals to IWK patients; distributes food and par-stock items to units; assists in the simple preparation and portioning of food as per duty lists; replenishes stock; assembles, delivers and sets up foods and supplies for catering events, assists in cleaning throughout the department; and works as part of a team in ensuring the smooth and efficient delivery of the service under the direct supervision of the Food Services Supervisor, Catering Coordinator and the Food Services Manager. The General Worker may be asked to perform other Food Services related activities.

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.
  • Recent experience/training in a food service setting required.
  • Food Handlers Course required (or willingness to maintain within one year of hire).
  • WHMIS required (or willingness to maintain within six months of hire).
  • Must have demonstrated teamwork, interpersonal and communication (both verbal & written) skills.
  • Must have strong customer service skills.
  • Must be able to complete the physical demands of the position.
  • Competencies in other languages an asset; French preferred.

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