2019-017 Cook – Attawapiskat

Site: Attawapiskat Hospital
Division: Support Services
Reports to: Manager of Support Services
Status: Permanent Full-Time

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is seeking an experienced candidate to fill the key role of Cook.

The Organization
Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is the leading health care provider on the western James Bay coast. WAHA comprises of hospitals in Moose Factory, Fort Albany, and Attawapiskat, with a Health Centre in Moosonee. WAHA also provides regional outpatient programs, as well as Paramedicine services in Moose Factory, Moosonee, Fort Albany, Kashechewan, Attawapiskat, and Peawanuck. The span of services, complexity of care needs in the region, and the depth of health integration has made WAHA a leader and a model of health care services in Northern Ontario. WAHA consists of 450 employees, a Physician team, many students, as well as community stakeholders. It is affiliated with Queens University and offers many educational opportunities for current and prospective team members.

Position Profile Requirements:

  •  Must be familiar with the Canada Food Guide; the preparation of meals according to special dietary needs
  •  Ability to work with minimal supervision
  •  Reliable and able to work all shifts
  •  Ability to lift up to 10 kg
  •  Ability to work as a team member

Key Responsibilities:

  •  Prepare meals as outlines on the daily menu
  •  Prepare food for special meeting and events
  •  Do preparation for the next day meals
  •  Maintain a clean and sanitary workplace at all times
  •  Report any safety issues to manager
  •  All other related duties as assigned


  •  Successful completion of secondary school
  •  Completion of Culinary School is an asset and/or one year experience in volume cooking, preferably in hospital setting
  •  Possession of/or the ability to obtain Food Handler’s Certificate is an asset
  •  Knowledge of dietary department procedures
  •  Knowledge in the proper handling and storage of food and able to follow the dietary sanitation code

How to apply:

The successful candidate must provide a valid Criminal Record Check within a specified time frame.  Please apply in writing, providing three recent work references, quoting Competition #2019-017 to:

Human Resources
Weeneebayko Area Health Authority
P.O. Box 664
Moose Factory, ON P0L 1W0

  •  Resumes can be emailed to jobs@waha.ca or faxed to 705-658-4917
  •  For more information contact the Human Resources team by email above
  •  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority is an inclusive employer. Accommodations are available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights code and Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005

2019-017 Cook – Attawapiskat