University of Waterloo


Requisition ID 2021-6898
Job Category
Food Services (CUPE)
Food Services
Employment Type
Time Type
Hiring Range
$25.33 per hour


Responsible for the efficient and timely production of baked goods for use on campus.


  • Preparing doughs for various items using a weigh scale and ingredient formula sheets

  • Mixing doughs in automatic mixers

  • Prepare pie fillings as required

  • Baking goods in the rotary oven

  • Finishing goods such as icing cakes and pastries

  • Deciding on the best sequence of items for production

  • Training other employees in the preparation of items using specific procedures to achieve the best resulting product

  • Other duties as assigned from time to time


  • Must be Red Seal certified
  • Three years’ experience in a high volume institutional bakery and experience in the quality production of baked goods such as pies, rolls, cakes, donuts, cookies, French and Danish pastries
  • A sound knowledge of the safe operation of related production equipment is essential and finishing and decoration experience is required

  • Must be able to direct the work of others when required and train new employees when necessary 

  • Heavy lifting (40kg)
  • Must have a flexible schedule to work early mornings, late evenings, weekends

Equity Statement

The University of Waterloo is committed to implementing the Calls to Action framed by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. We acknowledge that we live and work on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. The University of Waterloo is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River.


The University values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. The University regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. The University of Waterloo seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism and inclusion.  As such, we encourage applications from candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identify as First Nations, Métis and/or Inuit/Inuk, Black, racialized, a person with a disability, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


The University of Waterloo is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. If you have any application, interview, or workplace accommodation requests, please contact Human Resources at or 519-888-4567, ext. 45935.


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