Full-time Baker

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Job Title: Full-time Baker

Location Name: Salt Spring Island

The Baker is responsible for the preparation of high-quality food in a timely, efficient, sanitary and consistent manner. The Baker must be prepared to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure work environment, while maintaining the organizational ability to identify and act on job duties quickly and effectively. The Baker must be prepared to work as a team member in a dynamic workplace, follow all safety procedures, and have a high threshold for heat in a kitchen environment.


  • In-shop training within a scratch bakery.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of food trends, quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation required.
  • Knowledge of methods and procedures for serving food, principles of sanitation, and principles of food safe handling required.
  • Highly effective teamwork skills.
  • Superior time management skills, multitasking skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills.
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude.
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment.
  • Regular use of proofer & mixers.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
  • Attention to detail in all areas of work.
  • Must turn off cell phone and leave in coat/locker during shift.

Work Conditions

  • This position requires 100% of the time standing.
  • Occasional environmental exposures to cold, heat and water.
  • Must be able to transport up to 50 pounds.
  • Will be constantly exposed to high temperatures in the bakery department
  • Manual dexterity required to use knives and bakery appliances.
  • Work and operate department machinery safely.
  • Know and practice safety and food safe regulations

Work Schedule:

  • Early morning shifts (4AM start)


  • Very generous staff discount
  • Full benefits (for full time employees)
  • Pension plan
  • Great work environment

Job Type: Full-time

Work Location: In person

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