14 Dec 2020


  • The Bench Bakehouse
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Job ID : 16266
  • Category :
  • Job Type : Full-Time
  • Salary : $18 Hourly
  • Anticipated Start Date : As soon as possible
  • Posting Date : 14 Dec 2020
  • Expiry Date : 12 Jun 2021


We are an independent bakery & café on Commercial Drive specializing in naturally leavened sourdough breads and French-style pastries. We bake everything onsite from scratch. We are looking for creative and passionate people who love to bake and work as part of a team. We take pride in the products we produce and promote a positive and inclusive work environment.

Position: Baker

Work Hours: 37.5 hours per week (including weekends and holidays)

Shift: starting from 5:00 AM

Wage: $18/hour

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Start date: ASAP

Benefits: group insurance benefits after six months of full-time employment / incentive bonuses / Staff meal program / 4 % of vacation pay                               

Work Location: 100-1641 Commercial Dr. Vancouver, BC V5L 3Y3


Key duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare dough for tarts, bread, rolls and sweet goods, batters for scones, cookies, and cakes according to recipes or special customer orders
  • Bake mixed doughs and batters
  • Hand shape sourdough breads, baguettes and viennoiseries
  • Mix various ingredients to create fillings for pastries and tarts
  • Decorate flat tarts and other baked goods and prepare custom-made pastries for special order or seasonal baked goods as needed
  • Ensure quality of products meets established standards and identify damaged or expired goods
  • Draw up production schedule to determine type and quantity of goods to produce
  • May train and supervise new baking personnel and kitchen staff
  • Operate machinery and adjust oven temperatures to ensure proper baking
  • Clean kitchen equipment and tools before and after use

Requirements/Education and other requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is required
  • Successful completion of a Pastry and/or Culinary Diploma or 1-2 years of commercial baking experience is required
  • Familiarity with all professional kitchen equipment, including mixers, blenders and dough sheeters
  • Excellent time-management skills and flexibility to work in early morning shifts
  • Ability to remain calm and focused in a fast-paced environment
  • Team spirit, with a customer-focused attitude
  • Understanding of food safety practices
  • Ability to lift 23 Kg (50 lbs)
  • Food Safe Certificate asset but not required


How to Apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to benchhousehiring@gmail.com


Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 102 days.

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