Jobs

 

Cocoabeans is growing and we are looking for experienced bakers, cooks and baristas to join our unique team! Interested candidates can forward their resume to info@cocoabeansgf.com. Please include availability, relevant experience, and references.  

BREAD BAKER - EARLY MORNINGS, 20+ Hrs/week

This position is responsible for preparing and baking breads, buns, muffins, cinnamon buns, mixes, pizza, pie crusts and other gluten free doughs independently or in collaboration with other team members.

Once training is complete this position will move to very early mornings, and so the successful candidate will require their own means of transportation to our production kitchen location in the St. Boniface industrial area.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

- At least 2 years experience in a commercial bakery as a career baker is required

- Strong written and verbal English skill. Ability to communicate effectively

- A passion for baking

- Punctuality

- An eagerness to learn different baking methods

- The ability to keep a neat and clean work station

- Safe food handling and sanitation standards

- Enthusiasm and self-motivation

- Efficiency and independence

- Ability to contribute to a respectful working environment

- Pride in their work and accomplishments

- Being a strong team player who embraces collaboration

- Must have their own means of transportation to arrive on time for a 4am shift

20+ hours per week

During holiday seasons the successful candidate must be willing to put in extra hours and work on weekends.

 

BARISTA/RETAIL ASSOCIATE - TUE-SAT, 30+ Hrs/Week - FILLED

This position is responsible for providing a pleasant customer experience to Cocoabeans customers in all aspects of the job including in person, over the phone or via email. Our retail associates accept and help fulfill all incoming orders, provide gluten free knowledge and resources to our customers, prepare espresso drinks, and assist in the the day to day operations of our retail space. 

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

- 1+ years experience in a retail environment *Required*

- Experience with POS systems, working a till and handling cash transactions. 

- Knowledge of what it means to be gluten-free or vegan. *Required*

- Strong written and verbal English skill. Ability to communicate effectively *Required*

- Exceptional customer service 

- Ability to take orders accurately and in a timely manner either in person or over the phone. 

- Punctuality

- Enthusiasm and self-motivation

- Efficiency and independence

- Ability to contribute to a respectful working environment

- Being a strong team player who embraces collaboration

- Willingness to work weekends

Barista experience is an asset

Available shifts are 9am-5pm, 10:15am-6:15pm, 9am-2pm, 2pm-6:15pm. Tuesday through Saturdays. During holiday seasons the successful candidate may be asked to put in extra hours. Drop off resumes to 113 St Anne's Rd. or email to orders@cocoabeansgf.com.

ASSISTANT COOK - MON to FRI, DAYS. 25+ Hrs/week - FILLED

We are looking for a cook to join our dedicated production kitchen. This person would work under the guidance of our lead cook with potential to become a full time permanent position. Gluten-free cooking experience is not required, but experience in a commercial kitchen is essential.

This position will be assisting in the manufacturing of our hand breaded chicken tenders, made from scratch pot pies, soups, lasagna, croutons and seasonal items. Other duties will include, but are not limited to, packaging and labelling products, quality control, washing dishes, receiving orders, and maintaining cleanliness of the production area. 

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

- At least 2 years experience in a commercial kitchen. Prep cooking experience is required.

- Strong written and verbal English skills. Ability to communicate effectively and read recipes accurately. 

- Basic gluten-free and vegan knowledge.

- Attention to detail specifically when it comes to managing allergens inside the kitchen. 

- An eagerness to learn different cooking methods and experiment with new ingredients.  

- Punctuality

- Adaptability

- The ability to keep a neat and clean work station

- Safe food handling and sanitation standards. Food handlers certificate is an asset. 

- Enthusiasm and self-motivation

- Ability to give and take constructive feedback

- Efficiency and independence

- Ability to contribute to a respectful working environment

- Pride in their work and accomplishments

- Being a strong team player who embraces collaboration

25+ hours per week

During holiday seasons the successful candidate may be asked to put in extra hours.

 

CAKE DECORATOR - MON to FRI, 40 Hrs/week - FILLED

If you are passionate about cakes and all things delicious we are looking for you!

This position is responsible for preparing cakes, cupcakes, sheetcakes, tarts, and other desserts for sale in our retail shop. Successful candidates will have experience decorating cakes in a commercial setting. Fondant, gum paste and modelling chocolate work is not required, but considered an asset.

Shifts are during the day Monday to Friday starts times can be flexible. This is a full time position. Some weekends may be required depending on special events. Extra hours may be required during holidays. 

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

- At least 2 years experience in a commercial bakery as a career baker

- Strong written and verbal English skill. Ability to communicate effectively

- A passion for decorating cakes and creating beautiful, edible artwork. 

- A willingness to learn how to bake gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan.

- Ability to bake and decorate cakes accurately and efficiently

- Creative problem solving skills

- Adaptability 

- Enthusiasm and self-motivation

-Experience working in a fast pace environment

- Being a strong team player who embraces collaboration

- Ability to lift 50 lbs independently 

- Willingness to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends if needed (ie. wedding season or special events)

- Safe food handling and sanitation standards

- The ability to keep a neat and clean work station

- Previous leadership roles considered an asset

Please send your portfolio and resume to info@cocoabeansgf.com

   

BAKERY ASSISTANT - MON to FRI, 30+ Hrs/week - FILLED

We are looking for a bakery assistant to join our talented team! This position would work under the guidance of our lead baker in our production facility. Gluten-free baking experience is not required, but experience in a commercial bakery setting is. This is a great position for someone looking to gain experience, expand their baking knowledge and be part of a hard-working, dedicated team. 

This position would be early mornings Monday to Friday. Training shifts would be from 7am-2pm. Once training is complete the start time could be flexible. This position would learn a variety of recipes including but not limited to baking mixes, cinnamon buns, pizza, muffins, cookies, pies, and squares.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

- A passion for baking and a willingness to learn new baking methods.

- Basic gluten-free knowledge.

- Attention to detail specifically when it comes to managing allergens inside the bakery. 

- Strong written and verbal English skill. Ability to communicate effectively.

- Punctuality.

- The ability to keep a neat and clean work station.

- Safe food handling and sanitation standards. Food handlers certificate is an asset. 

- Enthusiasm and self-motivation as some tasks will need to be completed in a timely, independent manner.

- Efficiency and adaptability when it comes to prioritizing tasks. 

- Ability to contribute to a respectful working environment.

- Pride in their work and accomplishments.

- Being a strong team player who embraces collaboration.

- The ability to accept constructive criticism and feedback .

This could lead to a full time position for the right candidate. Please forward resume and cover letters to info@cococabeansgf.com.

 

 

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