The Opportunity

St. John's, NL
Full-time - Permanent

Hickman Automotive Group is looking for a Canteen Cook to join our team at our Chevrolet Cadilac location in St.John's. If you are an energetic and motivated individual who has a positive attitude, a dedication to providing exceptional customer service and a desire to succeed, you may be exactly who we are looking for!

The Canteen Cook position is directly involved with cooking and baking breakfast and lunch for our employees and customers. 

What you'll do


  • Plan menus that are varied, nutritionally balanced, and appetizing, taking advantage of foods in season and local availability
  • Monitor menus and spending in order to ensure that meals are prepared economically
  • Determine meal prices based on calculations of ingredient prices
  • Serve breakfast and lunch daily based on the planned menu
  • Greet and serve customers with professionalism and friendliness
  • Ensure coffee and hot water ready for customers at all times during working hours
  • Clean and inspect the equipment, kitchen appliances, and work area in order to ensure cleanliness, safety and functional operation
  • Wash pots, pans, dishes, utensils, and other cooking equipment.
  • Responsible for picking up all food and supplies for canteen operations
  • Take inventory of supplies and equipment
  •  Compile and maintain records of food use and expenditures

What you'll need


  • Experienced and knowledgeable in the preparation of breakfast and lunch meals
  • Experience in using different cooking tools, equipment, and utensils

  • Customer service skills 

  • Strong work ethic

  • Communication skills

  • Time management and organizational skills

  • Previous experience in the food service industry would be considered an asset 

We're looking for

Core Skills

Reliable Communication Customer Service Organizational Skills Work Ethic

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A little bit about us

Hickman Automotive Group

What does it mean to work at Hickman Automotive Group? Well, we are a 4th generation family-owned and operated business that has been leading the province's automotive industry for 110 years. We believe that Family Drives Everything in our company, so our 400+ employees are all valued and treated like family. Our goal is to go above and beyond to exceed the expectations of our customers and employees! We value honesty, diversity, interpersonal growth, supporting our community, and unconditional dedication to excellence.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

Established in 1905 by Albert E. Hickman, Hickman Automotive Group is a fourth-generation, family-owned and operated automotive business. Comprised of several automotive franchises in Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia, Hickman Automotive Group employs approximately 450 people in thirteen locations. Our organization is proud to represent the following brands; Chevrolet, GMC, Buick, Cadillac, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Fiat, Honda, Nissan, Volvo, Mack, and Isuzu. As an extension of our automotive franchises, we also operate two Harley-Davidson stores, Rugged Rock Harley-Davidson® in Mount Pearl, NL and Privateers Harley-Davidson® in Halifax, NS.

Hickman Automotive Group consistently strives to provide an exceptional customer service experience that is second-to-none in the automotive industry. More importantly, we place great importance on providing a supportive and rewarding work environment for our employees, empowering them to learn, innovate and help drive the business

You'll love working here! Hickman Automotive Group has been a leading business in our province for over 110 years and we're now over 450 employees strong. But we're not resting on our laurels-we're continually growing, evolving and innovating. You'll find us as dedicated to our employees as we are to our customers. We offer plenty of training programs as well as opportunities for growth, advancement and leadership. Best of all, you'll get to do the work you love, surrounded by others who bring the same passion and excellence to their work as you do.

If you want a career in a positive and enthusiastic work environment, please apply on or before December 8, 2021

Hickman Automotive Group is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.