Sous Chef, Columbia Icefield- Global Kitchen (Summer 2023)

Job Locations CA-AB-Jasper
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(05/01/2023 12:03 PM)
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The starting wage for this position $22/hr.

An end of season performance bonus of up to $1.50 for every regular hour worked once you complete your contract 

What will be your daily pursuit?

Under the direction of the Executive Chef and Executive Sous Chef the Sous Chef is the lead supervisor of all food preparation while coordinating the work of Cooks and Dishwashers.

What perks can you expect?

  • $15/ day Taxable benefit for housing and meals
  • $500 referral bonus for each peer referred.
  • Work in a dynamic, culturally diverse team from around the globe 
  • Work experience in an iconic, unforgettable, and inspiring location 
  • Free access to Pursuit attractions for staff and family, send a friend at half the price! 
  • Discounted hotel stays under Pursuit’s lodging offerings, and discounted food & beverage and retail experiences 
  • The chance to work in an inclusive culture and make life-long friends 
  • Access to subsidized mental health and wellness resources 
  • Opportunities for career growth or future work at other Pursuit locations 
  • Access to one of the world’s most beautiful and iconic National Parks

What will you do in this job?

  • Maintenance and cleanliness of kitchen areas and dining areas
  • Wash, peel and cut vegetables
  • Clean and cut meats, fish and poultry
  • Clean kitchen equipment and cooking utensils 
  • Prepare, season, and cook foods such as soups, salads, meat, fish, gravies, vegetables, desserts, sauces and casseroles according to prescribed recipes
  • Carve meats, prepare portions on plates, and add gravies, sauces and garnish to servings
  • Prepare items for buffets
  • Prepare special diets
  • Stocking and maintenance of product level
  • Serving on the cafeteria line as required 
  • Communicate with co-workers and management, forwarding observations and comments in a timely fashion
  • Uphold the high standard of environmental stewardship expected for all employees
  • Other duties as assigned

What skills and experience do you need for this job?

  • Supervises the training and cross-training of kitchen personnel
  • Researches, recommends and implements new policies and procedures relating to food preparation
  • Reports all maintenance and repair needs to Executive Chef
  • Supervises, expedites and participates in food preparation, in accordance with standards of quality, quantity, taste and presentation
  • Checks food for taste, temperature and visual appeal
  • Supervises the presentation and return of food
  • Stores food items in refrigeration boxes to prevent contamination
  • Ensures the satisfaction of guest requests for special food items
  • Supervises the creation of attractive food displays

What will your work environment be like?


This fun seasonal position run until October 15, 2023! 

  • Beautiful. You’ll work in iconic, unforgettable and inspiring locations. You’ll see amazing scenery and wildlife. You’ll participate in team events – and fun! 
  • Indepdent. You’ll spend your days in and around national parks. 
  • Remote. Our home is filled with trees, lakes and blue-bird skies; rather than buildings, freeways and smog. Connect with friends around a bonfire instead of through WiFi 
  • Busy. You need to be prepared for a physical working environment with walking, stair climbing, bending, reaching, lifting (up to 50 pounds with assistance) required 

This job description describes this role at a high level, but no document can anticipate every single task, issue or project that could come up. We work as a team and believe that we succeed together – these job duties may change based on the needs of the team and company as a whole.


To handle this job successfully, any person hired must be able to perform responsibilities as described. Pursuit will make any reasonable accommodation to help a person with disabilities perform their job. This job is based in Alberta, Canada. Relocation to the area and the legal ability to work in Canada is required.

EEO Information

Pursuit is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. Pursuit values diverse backgrounds and experience and we welcome all who are eligible to work in Canada to apply! We thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. If selected for an interview, please advise us if you require an accommodation.


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