Now Hiring!

Posted by Natalie Ferrari-Morton on

Oct 2020 Now Hiring: Production Assistant

East Van Jam is a growing, vibrant Vancouver food business. We need a little help keeping up.  We are looking for the perfect candidate to join our team - someone who shares our passion for supporting local growers and local small businesses; who is excited to be part of a dynamic and growing small business; and who brings positive energy to the sometimes unglamorous tasks that are integral to the process.  

The ideal candidate has the following attributes:

  • Reliable, conscientious, prompt
  • Positive attitude and pro-actively anticipates tasks
  • Sincere interest in the small scale food sector / local food business
  • Willingness to do all tasks required
  • Experience working in kitchens an asset
  • Detail oriented, fast learner and can work quickly with a sense of urgency

Job Requirements

  • Wednesdays and Thursdays availability from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm with possibility for additional hours as required/desired
  • Prepare food such as chopping onions or pitting fruit
  • Follow prescribed process flow to produce line of East Van Jam products
  • Label, package and prepare orders to vendors
  • Kitchen clean up before, during and after production
  • Ability to lift 40lbs (comfortable loading / unloading product and/or equipment)
  • Food safe certified (or willing to acquire)

What we can offer:  A fun, supportive work environment; insights into the small scale food business; develop new skills related to running a small business; challenging work environment where ideas to improve efficiencies are always welcomed; growth opportunities in other areas of the business.

Please send your resume and cover letter outlining your pertinent work experience to Natalie at hello@eastvanjam.com.  Screening will begin with a phone interview.


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