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Universal Properties Limited, is seeking a highly motivated individual to work as a Cook to be based at 100 Midland Drive, Dieppe, NB.


Proudly headquartered in New Brunswick, J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) has operations in Canada and the United States.  Since our inception over 135 years ago, our employees continue to build JDI into a diverse group of performance-driven enterprises with a team of 18,000+ dedicated employees.

Universal Properties, a division of J.D. Irving, Limited, is seeking a full-time Cook to work weekdays at their on-site cafeteria. The ideal candidate will be a professional, motivated individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced team environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide high quality food and ensure consistency in the preparation and presentation
  • Take, cook and serve short orders quickly and efficiently
  • Follow and cook recipes from scratch
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Adhere to Food Safety and WHMIS standards
  • Assist the chef as requested


  • 3+ years in the food service industry
  • High school diploma required; post-secondary education in the culinary field would be considered an asset
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Flexibility regarding hours, duties and procedures
  • Ability to perform physically demanding tasks
  • Ability to work Monday-Friday 6:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • Ability to adapt to a fast paced, dynamic working environment with multiple task and priorities
  • A strong team player with a keen understanding of the importance of professionalism in a service based position
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service skills with a pleasant and professional demeanor; helpful and flexible
  • Ability to read, write and speak English at an advanced level
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and own transportation
  • Food Safety Certification an asset

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:


Please apply online by April 25, 2020.  An up-to-date resume of past experience and education is required.


We appreciate your interest in our company; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  

NOTE:  The recruiter is reviewing and interviewing eligible applicants for this position as they are received.   If you are interested in this posting, you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.  


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Universal Properties Limited is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

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