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Bus Person

November 18 2020
Industries Non-profit organisation - NPO
Categories Collective catering, Cafeteria, Hospitality, Catering, Tourism, Kitchen
Vancouver, BC



  • On Call


Position Purpose Summary:

The Bus Person is responsible to assist in serving meals, preparing eating areas and maintaining cleanliness in the dining rooms.


  • Performs all duties in a safe and efficient manner and maintains work area in a clean, orderly, and safe condition as per food safety plan.
  • Maintains cleanliness of work and dining areas – surfaces, chairs, tables, garbage, floors, dishes, cutlery and condiment containers, dirty dish carts and salad bar.
  • Ensure any client spills cleaned and wet floor signage put up.
  • Portions desserts for in house and shelter clients and maintains cleanliness of desert cooler.
  • Maintains and ensures the beverage station is refilled as required and cleaned regularly.
  • Interact with the cook/s on duty as to availability of fresh fruit or desserts to the loading dock by the van driver or other sources of donations.
  • Informs Supervisor, Manager or Cook when stock of food service items is running low.
  • Set-up the small and large dining rooms for breakfast, lunch and dinner services.
  • Sets up snacks for staff breaks,
  • Adapts work practices within specific parameters to ensure the efficient delivery of food services
  • Follows guidelines for the safety and security of food and equipment and monitors practices to ensure adherence
  • Maintains a safe environment
  • Performs other duties as assigned


EXPERIENCE, Qualifications and Education requirements:

  • High School diploma.
  • Willingness to adhere to the Mission Statement of Harbour Light and the values of The Salvation Army
  • Minimum three month’s experience working in a related field
  • Must be fluent in English, both oral and written
  • Has the ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Is knowledgeable about food preparation and is familiar with kitchen equipment
  • WHMIS, First Aid, Food Safe Level I would be considered an asset
  • Criminal Record Review Act clearance to work with vulnerable adults

Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide:

  • Background check consent
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • A clean driver abstract
  • Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training