1984 Group of Companies (1984) is a leader in the field of Occupational Health & Safety—delivering innovative safety solutions to exploration and mining camps throughout Northern Canada and around the globe. Camp Cooks (OFA 3 certified) are dual positioned roles to manage and oversee kitchen operations and support the first aid requirements within the camp.
OFA Site Duties
- Attend to any and all first aid requirements and initiate medical evacuations as instructed by higher medical care professionals.
- Support the 1984 site-specific Emergency Response Plan i.e. Logistics, loading, packaging & transporting patients.
- Provide ongoing maintenance and inventory control of first aid room, equipment and supplies.
- Attend safety meetings and report any hazards and/or correct unsafe working conditions.
- Provide accident/incident medical information and site-specific reports to 1984 head office.
- Remain prepared to respond to emergencies 24 hours a day.
- Conduct quality control checks with on-site management to ensure excellent ongoing service.
- Assist 1984 Field & Logistics Manager with performance management issues as required.
- Assess and report issues with kitchen equipment and supplies to 1984 Field & Logistics Manager.
- Prepare and submit weekly menus to the Camp Manager on site and Field & Logistics Manager.
- Implement and maintain 1984 Food Safety Plan (FSP).
- Maintain food inventory and order groceries based on approved weekly menu.
- Provide ongoing coaching and training to 1984 kitchen field staff.
- Troubleshoot – staff problems, kitchen equipment issues, liaise with grocers for quality, quantity and back orders.
- Current OFA3 certification or equivalent (70 hour course) with AED.
- Food service experience as a Cook/Chef preferably in a similar remote camp environment.
- Culinary Arts training, and/or commercial cooking background preferred.
- Valid Food Safe and WHMIS Certificates.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
- Proficiency in written and spoken French an asset, but not required.
- Strong management, organizational and problem solving abilities.
- Excellent conflict resolution skills.
- Highly motivated, team-oriented individual with attention to detail.
- Ability to work effectively alone and prioritize tasks.
- Demonstrated ability to perform well in high stress situations.
- Familiar with the Medical Evacuations Programs.
- Valid driver’s license is an asset, but not required.
- Primarily remote camp locations throughout Northern Canada and Arctic regions with exposure to extreme weather conditions and temperatures.
- Twelve (12) hour shifts, seven (7) days a week on a rotational schedule of up to a maximum of six (6) weeks on site.
- Must be able to live communally in shared accommodation.
- Performance of duties may involve exposure to hazardous materials and/or blood pathogens.
- The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
- Nature of work requires lifting or moving medium weight objects of up to 50 lbs to the waist and 20 lbs above the shoulders.