Seeking Passionate Foodies!
Be part of something big! UBC Food Services nourishes more than 70,000 students, staff and faculty on the UBC Vancouver Campus. We shape the daily experience of thousands of customers through the high-quality, healthy food we serve and every interaction we make.
By joining our diverse and skilled team, you are helping us to shatter stereotypes about institutional customer service, food quality, sustainability and workplace culture by upholding our innovative Food Values.
UBC Food Services operates 30+ locations including residence dining rooms, restaurants, markets, cafes, catering and franchises.
Made-from-scratch cooking & local ingredients.
30+ locations including residence dining rooms, restaurants, markets, cafes, catering and franchises.
We offer generous benefits, a pension plan and room to grow.
for Staff Careers
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Why Work for UBC Food Services?
Dynamic Work Culture
Our team uses their diverse experiences and values to shape they way we do business, from sustainability initiatives at the store level to commitments to support local farmers in our kitchens. Every member of our team is encouraged to share their ideas to make UBC Food Services better for staff, customers and the environment.
Room to Grow
UBC Food Services’ diverse portfolio means there is always something new to learn and opportunities for career growth. We operate 30+ locations on the UBC Vancouver Campus. Employees are encouraged to take advantage of professional development opportunities to expand their skill sets.
Great Pay & Benefits
UBC Food Services pays above standard wages, because we know life in Metro Vancouver is expensive. We also offer generous benefits, a pension plan, and professional development opportunities.
Dental | Extended Health | Life Insurance | Pension | Vacation | Maternity & Parental Leave | MSP | Corporate Discounts
Do you care deeply about great food, incredible customer service, sustainability and a positive workplace culture?
Positions We Hire For
We hire for a variety of positions including culinary, sales associates, delivery specialists, cleaners and dishwashers.
Please note: when searching positions on UBC Staff Jobs page, sales associates are classified as sales attendants, culinary positions are classified as first cook, second cook, and third cook, and cleaners/dishwashers are classified as general worker heavy.
UBC is closer than you think! Click here to calculate your commute with Google Maps, or look at these averages:
|Downtown||25 min.||45 min.||50 min.|
|Commercial Drive||30 min.||50 min.||60 min.|
|Richmond||30 min.||55 min.||70 min.|
|Burnaby||40 min.||60 min.||100 min.|
|New Westminster||40 min.||75 min.||120 min.|
UBC Parking has parkades and lots all over campus. Staff parking passes are discounted and allow you to park in any parkade or lot run by UBC Parking and Access Services. Additionally, there is free parking along parts of Marine Drive and Old Marine Drive.
UBC Vancouver Campus is serviced by the many bus lines and community shuttles from the central bus exchange on Wesbrook Mall, with arrivals and departures every few minutes. Plan your trip with Translink’s Trip Planner.
UBC is very bicycle-friendly! Many protected, local street, painted lane and shared-use bike lanes lead to the UBC Vancouver Campus. UBC Campus + Community Planning has resources to plan routes and find safe places to park your bike.
Only candidates invited for an interview will be contacted. We do our best to respond to candidates in a timely manner.
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Love food? We’re looking for fun & friendly foodies to work part-time at UBC Food Services restaurants and cafés.
You’ll gain work experience, learn about restaurant operations and the food service industry, work a flexible schedule that fits your course load, and make $15.65 per hour. Duties include counter service, basic food preparation, taking payments and washing dishes
Requirements & Qualifications
While no experience is required, we are looking for passionate and energetic individuals who believe in our food values, love food and will be a friendly and positive addition to our workplace culture. To qualify, applicants must:
1. Be a full-time UBC student
2. Have a valid Social Insurance Number
3. Have strong customer service skills
International students are welcome, but must have a social insurance number or proof of application and a valid student visa allowing work in Canada. Experience in food services and cash handling is preferred. Valid Foodsafe certificate is a bonus.
Students can work up to 4 hours per day, to a maximum of 14 hours per week. Shifts are typically 2-3 hours.
It’s possible to work at more than one location, as long as your total hours worked for UBC Food Services do not exceed 14 hours per week.
You will be paid by direct deposit into your bank account every two weeks.
Three Ways to Apply
for Student Jobs:
Bring your resume, Social Insurance Number (SIN) and availability chart to any food service location during regular business hours. International students must also bring a valid study permit.
If a supervisor is available, you will have a short interview and discuss scheduling. If a supervisor is not available, we’ll reach out later.
At a Job Fair
Bring your resume, Social Insurance Number (SIN) and direct deposit information. International students must also bring a valid study permit. Successful applicants will be interviewed on the spot.
Check back for the next Job Fair.
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