Baking Assisting Partner | La Focacceria
Fort Langley, BC

Are you a lover of cookies, breads, and sweets? Do you want to work for a local Italian Bakery that values its employees and its customers?

We are looking for a Full-Time Baking Partner to join our Fort Langley team. In your role, as a Lead Baker – Partner, you’ll be responsible for overseeing the bakery operations, helping mentor our team to success, and developing a lasting relationship with the community you work in.

Your Role at La Focacceria:
-Partnering with the bakery owner to overseeing the daily operations
-Having autonomy and trust to create efficiencies and the confidence to implement change (There’s no hand-holding necessary here!)
-Mentoring and coaching our small team of people to success
-Ensuring quality of product from start to finish; working with other team members to help prepare and bake a small line of Italian baked goods (from scratch!)
-Familiarizing yourself with the product recipes to be able to deliver quality bakes
-Being responsible for safe food handling and keeping prep stations clean as per food-safe standards
-Working quickly and efficiently to keep up with the demands of the baking schedule
-Occasional customer service: Food handling; preparing sandwiches, slicing and packaging baked goods

What You Bring to La Focacceria:
-A friendly, approachable, positive, and calm demeanor
-Curiosity to learn new things and take on new challenges
-Quality assurance – high attention to detail and care
-Time management skills; ability to work in a fun and fast-paced environment and know how to be productive in your downtime
-Ability to do some light-heavy lifting (up to 20kg/45lbs)
-Excellent communication skills (Fluent English, both written and oral)
-Flexible availability
-Reliable and consistent work ethic

What Makes You (Extra) Awesome:
-Valid BC FoodSafe Level 1 certificate
-Previous experience in a lead baker role
-Innovative, creative, and eager to grow with the business
-A reliable way to get to work
-Previous experience in Italian Baking

What Makes Us Awesome:
-Fun and dynamic working environment!
-Family atmosphere – fun and easy-going!
-Staff discounts and free lunches!

This role is currently hourly, with the expectation that a successful candidate may move to a salaried role within the first year.

Does this sound like a good fit for you? We’d love to hear from you! Please make sure to read “How to apply” carefully.

How to apply:
1) Send your resume in response to this ad (We are only accepting applications this way – please do not call or come by in person)
2) Specify your availability and preferred working hours in your application (days/times you may not be available)
3) Describe any relevant experience you may have working in a food service environment OR if you don’t have any; Describe WHY you would like to work in a food service environment

We thank you for your application – only qualified candidates will be contacted.

La Focacceria is located in the heart of Fort Langley, BC – If you’re interested in finding out more please visit our website and find us on Instagram @lafocacceriabakery

Please send resume to Jennifer McPherson