Careers at Tigh-Na-Mara

Join our fun-loving 300+ strong Tigh-Na-Mara family and learn what makes us one of the best places to work on Vancouver Island.

Line Cook

Awe-inspiring views on 22 acres of tranquil forest, the Grotto Spa voted #1 Spa in BC, 2 award-winning restaurants, 10, 000 square feet of conference space, 192 unique accommodations, British Columbia's most extensive resort Recreation Program, 3 kms of sandy beach and the warmest ocean swimming waters in Canada make Tigh-Na-Mara a wonderful place to play and to work.

Our shared goal is to deliver the best guest experience on Vancouver Island with a highly engaged and accountable team.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Basic food preparation
  • Prepare and cook individual dishes or entire meals
  • Ensure sanitary cooking conditions and appropriate safe food handling
  • May have to monitor or guide kitchen staff
  • May assist in menu development
  • May assist in cost control, monitoring and ordering of supplies


  • A secondary school diploma is required
  • Related post-secondary school courses are preferred
  • Registration in an apprenticeship program is an asset
  • Basic food preparation
  • Two plus years of experience preferred
  • Ability to deal with high pressure environments

Experience and Skills

  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time (7 hours or more)
  • Must be able to lift heavy objects on a regular basis
  • Must be able to lift and reach for objects overhead
  • Must be able to work in hot environments for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to do repetitive tasks (hands and arms)
  • Must be able to carry heavy trays and platters up and down stairs


  • $20 - $23 per hour dependent upon skill set

  • Extended Health & Dental Benefits available after three months of employment to Full Time Team Members

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