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Employment

Here you can find all currently available employment and job opportunities offered by Bush Order Provisions. Only opportunities currently available will be listed below. To apply please fill out the form below.

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Current Employment Opportunities

Bakery Dough Mixer – Apprenticeship Option – OPEN

Position: Part-Time, with opportunity for Full-Time
Schedule: Monday – Friday 6:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Bush Order Provisions, 180 Enterprise Drive, Yellowknife NT
Starting Hours: 30 hours per week
Rate: $18.00-24.00/hr

Bush Order is seeking an individual to fill the role of Bakery Dough Mixer.

This role is responsible for the task of mixing a variety of naturally leavened (sour)doughs, pastry dough, and the mixing and shaping of cookie & biscuit batter. Secondary roles include shaping and proofing dough, inventory/stock management, and upkeep of bakery maintenance and cleanliness. This role works with and reports directly to the Bakery Manager, who will provide direction and support.  

This is also an opportunity for an individual willing to start a career as a baker, gain a better understanding of the trade, or those seeking apprenticeship hours as Bush Order Provisions Ltd. is a designated trainer for the baking trade. 

Roles & Responsibilities

Bakery Responsibilities

  • Mix daily doughs as per production schedule provided by bakery manager;
  • Follow existing recipes and procedures to Bush Order standards;
  • Manage and weigh out all of the mixing ingredients for following days’ production (bread doughs, sweets, pastry etc.);
  • Communicate to the bakery manager when ordering/purchasing is required;
  • Keep workspace clean and organized;
  • Bag and fill orders when needed;
  • Follow the direction of bakery manager;
  • Baking of some products when needed;

Requirements & Qualifications

Preference will be given to those with professional baking or kitchen experience, but is not required to apply. 

  • Must be able to comfortably stand for extended periods of time on hard ground and be able to routinely lift 20kg of weight with ease;
  • Must be able to work early mornings and be punctual;  
  • Must be able to work alone for extended periods and remain focused and on task;
  • Attention to detail and multitasking;
  • Ability to ask questions when in doubt, and to take direction and feedback;
  • Willing to learn and be patient with the mixing and baking process of a wide range of doughs and batters;
  • An understanding and/or interest in naturally leavened products and completion of FoodSafe training are a bonus. 

Compensation

  • Starting wage $18.00-24.00/hr depending on experience.
  • Wage review based on performance.
  • 3 month probationary period.
  • Free weekly bread and 10% store discount

Market Garden/Bakery Summer Position – CLOSED

The Market Garden/Bakery Summer Position will help with all aspects of indoor and outdoor vegetable and fruit production, sales (onsite Farm Store and YK Farmers Market) and provide kitchen/bakery processing assistance. This person will take direction from the Bush Order Manager but will regularly work independently. The following are the main areas of work and in any given week will rotate based on demand. 

Growing Tasks: Help with a wide range of indoor and field tasks related to the growing and maintenance of our crops. Planting, seeding, weeding, pruning, trellising, field prep; setting up field materials or infrastructure; and cleaning and organisational tasks. Assist in maintaining our compost chicken laying program. 

Harvesting: Help harvest vegetables for kitchen use, wholesale orders, and resale. Tasks include harvesting, weighing, washing, packaging and labelling. 

Kitchen Assistance: Providing assistance with product assembly and processing, packaging, and labelling.

Other job criteria: 

  • Be self motivated, team player with a positive attitude;
  • Be self-directed and able to work independently;
  • Ability to start workday at 7:30 am if needed;
  • Ability to work outside in less than ideal conditions (rain, or heat);
  • Ability to be on your feet for long hours at a time;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers.
  • Ability to lift 20 to 30 lbs regularly is helpful.

Start Date: Flexible, no later than Jun 1, 2024

End Date: Flexible, ideally September or early Octobers based on workload

Location: Bush Order Provisions, 180 Enterprise Drive, Yellowknife NT 

Hourly Rate: $18-$25/hr based on experience,

Hours: Part-time to Full-time – 15-37.5 hours per week depending on experience, applicant availability, and current workload. 

Youth Employment and Skills Program Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for this Canada Summer Student – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) position, the applicant must be: 

  • Aged 15 to 30 years old;
  • Unemployed, student, or underemployed;
  • A Canadian Citizen or permanent resident; and
  • Legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.

Please apply by April 30th, 2024

Bakery/Farm Store Attendant

Job Title: Bakery/Farm Store attendant
Location: Kam Lake, Yellowknife
Duration: June – September

Background: During the summer Bush Order Provisions runs in overdrive with the operation of our bakery increasing to 6 days a week and with the operation of our 8000 sq. ft. market garden and microgreen operation. Due to the increase in our operation we are in need of assistance of a Bakery/Farm Store attendant to help with packaging our products and running the Farm Store Thursday-Saturday. This position will be integral to putting out best foot forward as products go out into the community, as well as interactiving with community members who come into the Farm Store.

Roles & Responsibilities

Bakery Responsibilies

  • Packaging bread products
    • Artisan Loaves
    • Focaccia
    • Buns
    • Sandwich Bread
    • Bagels
  • Printing Labels (use of Apple computer)
  • Tallying product for wholesale deliveries
  • Saturday bakery tear down (assisting with washing and cleaning bakery)
  • Assisting bakers with additional tasks

Farm Store Responsibilities

  • Open Farm Store (Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Setup products for display
  • Work a Point of Sale system (square)
  • Interact with customers in a kind and courteous manner
  • Be willing to learn about all our products
  • Follow closing procedure (sweep, mop, clean, etc.)
  • Additional bakery/market garden tasks as needed

Application Requirements

  • Applicants must live in Yellowknife, NT.
  • Ability to be on your feet for long hours at a time.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced food production environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers.

Schedule

Schedule is made up of two schedules that rotate week over week for a total of 10hr/week per person.

Week 1 Schedule

  • Tuesday – 11:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Thursday – 11:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Saturday – 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Week 2 Schedule

  • Wednesday – 11:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Friday – 11:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Saturday – 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Additional hours can be available based on performance.

Salary

  • Wage dependant on experience, with the opportunity for raise depending on job performance. 

Please send applications by filling out the form below and include a resume and a cover letter telling us a bit about yourself! We will respectfully only contact those selected for an interview


Application Form

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