8 Aug2023


  • Swiss Bakery
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Job ID : 108940
  • Category : Food Services
  • Job Type : Full-Time
  • Salary : $17 Hourly
  • Anticipated Start Date : 2023-08-08
  • Posting Date : 08 Aug 2023
  • Expiry Date : 04 Feb 2024

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From grab-and-go sandwiches and soups, fresh coffee from FRATELLO, danishes, German pretzels, donuts, our famous frissants, and cakes for any special occasion, Swiss Bakery is here for you. We are proud to be part of your Vancouver tradition.

Established in 1993, Swiss Bakery has grown from one room with a baking table to a beloved Mount Pleasant destination, serving Vancouver families, restaurants, and specialty grocery stores as an artisan bread specialist. We pride ourselves on our deep knowledge of our craft, the warmth of our employees, and the loyalty of our Vancouver customers.


  • Position: Baker
  • Work Hours: 40 hours (Day, Weekend, Flexible hours, Overtime may be required)
  • Wage: $17 per hour
  • Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Benefits: 4% vacation fee
  • Work Location: 143 East 3rd Avenue, Vancouver, BC


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)

How to Apply

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

Job Categories: Food Services. Job Types: Full-Time.

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