Thompson Rivers University

Thompson Rivers University

Kitchen Aide, Culinary Arts



Application Restrictions

Open to both Internal and external

Job Type

Support Staff (CUPE)

Posting In effect from


Closing Application Date


Closing date for internal CUPE applicants


Applications will be reviewed commencing the “closing date for internal CUPE applicants” and may continue until the position is filled.

Internal CUPE applicants must submit their application by 4pm on the “closing date for internal CUPE applicants” for their Seniority to be recognized. Applications received after the "closing date for internal CUPE applicants" will be considered alongside external applicants.

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Support Type

Ongoing Specific Term

Anticipated Start Date


Position End Date (If Applicable)

The Hours of work are subject to change depending upon departmental requirements



Schedule Description

This position will be a specific term appointment with training from April 22-30th. Normal days of work are Tuesday through to Friday The work term is as follows: September 3rd, 2024 - May 2, 2025 With a non working Christmas break from December 13th, 2024-January 5th, 2025 Non working days November 7-8th, 2024 Non-working days Feb 18-21th, 2025


Performs dishwashing, pot and pan cleaning, and housekeeping duties.


  • Washes, dries and stores dishes, utensils, pots, pans and other kitchen equipment.
  • Cleans dishwasher machine, garbareter and conveyor equipment.
  • Performs housekeeping duties such as cleaning countertops, sinks, dusting, spot washing walls and splash areas.
  • Performs other duties related to the function of the Kitchen Aide as required.
  • REPORTS TO Manager of Operations, Faculty of Adventure, Culinary Arts and Tourism Management



  • Grade 10 or equivalent

  • Three months' related experience

  • Ability to operate related equipment such as a dishwasher machine

  • Kitchen environment: standing for long periods of time, operating commercial dishwasher, water and steam, some exposure to cleansing agents
  • The salary for the above position is determined by the Collective Agreement with the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 4879, as it presently exists.

    Pay Band

    $23.83 - $26.48 ( CUPE Grade 02 (90% - 100%) )

    Salary rate

    This Position is not subject to a 90% start rate for new Employees.


    Kamloops, BC CA (Primary)

    # of Hires Needed


    Organizational Unit

    Thompson Rivers University -> Faculty of Adventure Culinary Arts and Tourism -> Culinary Arts Program

    Diversity and Inclusion Commitment:

    Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to hiring based on merit with a focus on fostering diversity of thought within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, Indigenous, Black and People of Colour, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

    NOTE: To learn more about Thompson Rivers University or living in Kamloops or Williams Lake please visit our Careers website. External Candidates invited to interview will be required to bring a copy of their transcripts to the interview.

    Job details


    Kitchen Aide, Culinary Arts


    Thompson Rivers University




    March 23, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 09, 2024

    Job type



    Arts and Culture,Engineering

    About the employer

    Thompson Rivers University (TRU) was established in 1970 as a public academic and Research University. Located in Kamloops, BC, Canada is the main campus of the university. Many global leaders and people in business have graduated from TRU. It has distance and online education programs with TRU Open Learning division.

    The inaugural convocation of TRU was held on March 31, 2005. The first official visit at the university was made by Prime Minister Paul Martin. On-campus, 15,500 students are studying a variety of programs.

    Programs are from these schools and faculties; Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Adventure, School of Business and Economics, School of Nursing, Faculty of Education and Social Work, Culinary Arts and Tourism, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Student Development, and School of Trades and Technology.

    The university is in the vicinity of the commercial districts and residential areas. And next door to Tournament Capital Center that is Kamloops' biggest recreational centre. Also, the University offers various outdoor adventures and cultural activities around its campus.

    With TRU's World division, they have many international partners. With 26,000 studying students on the campus or through distance and online learning, the university provide 140 on-campus programs and 60 open learning programs. It has 2000+ employees including academic faculty, staff and administration.

    TRU provides its students with academic research, extracurricular activities for community services. Most students from are from China, India and Saudi Arabia with other 70 countries.

    33,000+ Canadian Alumni and 15,000+ International Alumni have graduated from TRU's undergraduate, graduate and vocational training programs. The TRU Alum stay connected with AlumNights that happen in Vancouver and Victoria. The notable alumni of TRU are Canadian actor Lorne Cardinal, Canadian novelist and former professor at the University of British Columbia, Steven Galloway; and Kamar Burke, Canadian retired professional basketball player.

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