Lead Kitchen & Deli Clerk

Sea Cider is hiring a full-time Lead Kitchen & Deli Clerk! Do you love the idea of creating cider-centric foodie experiences on an organic farm that crafts award-winning cider? Do you have a knack for friendly customer service? Then we’d love to hear from you!

Our Lead Kitchen & Deli Clerk is one of our Service Associate Leads, working in the Sea Cider Kitchen & Picnic Pantry, preparing food, assisting customers, keeping our Pantry stocked and our customers happy!  This is a “9 to 5” position with a compensation target of up to $48,000 per year, including an hourly wage, vacation pay and pooled gratuities. Training will be provided in food preparation, kitchen cleaning & sanitation, merchandising, teamwork, customer service and of course cider!

About Us

We are a certified organic farm near Victoria BC that grows heirloom apples and produces award-winning cider and sparkling juice. We strive to create exceptional cider experiences while operating as a value-driven business. We have a sense of humour and a positive outlook; we are kind, conscientious and reliable; we enjoy collaborating and learning from one another; and we are tenacious in our efforts to produce award-winning cider and positive customer experiences. Interested in coming aboard? We offer competitive pay, extra perks and more!

About You

You are a friendly, hard working foodie with a proven track record in commercial kitchens and a customer service star! In addition you have:

  • Education: Food Safe Level 1 and Serving It Right – required; post secondary training in commercial kitchens – preferred.
  • Vocational experience in a commercial kitchen, restaurant or deli – required.
  • Computer skills: familiarity with POS systems and an eagerness to learn new programs.
  • People management: experience training colleagues and a willingness to learn more people management skills such as team building and creating a positive team culture. 
  • Relationships: a gift for customer service, resolving customer complaints successfully, and avoiding complaints in the first place. Demonstrated success in teamwork.
  • Communication skills: strong.
  • Personal aptitude: curiosity, great listening skills and openness to feedback. Ability to work well with others and to jump in to help when needed. 
  • Work week schedule: Able to work full-time hours, generally Thursday through Monday; willing to work occasional evenings to meet the needs of the business per Sea Cider’s lieu time policy.
  • Physicality: The physical strength to safely lift and carry heavy items (up to 25 kg); Ability to perform frequent physical movements in a kitchen throughout the day and to work indoors and outdoors, rain or shine. 
  • Up to date COVID vaccination
  • A desire to work for a business that is growing and seeking to continually improve

How to Apply

Apply in confidence with a resume plus a cover letter that describes how you meet the requirements for the position. Please email this information to hr@seacider.ca no later than Wednesday, Sep 14th, 2022. We thank all applicants who apply; however, only those selected for consideration will be contacted.

Compensation: Target compensation of up to $25 per hour, including an hourly wage of $16 to $17 per hour plus vacation pay and share of pooled gratuities


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Discounted or free food and beverages
  • Extended health care
  • Free on-site parking
  • Life insurance
  • Mileage reimbursement for work related travel
  • No early mornings
  • No late nights
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid time off for sickness, bereavement or extreme weather events
  • Store discount
  • Tuition reimbursement**

**After one year in this position

Schedule: This is a full-time, year round permanent position with a work week that is generally 10am to 6pm during the High Season, with Sea Cider’s lieu time policy in effect when the regular work schedule is adjusted. Days off: generally Tuesday and Wednesday.

Work remotely: NoCOVID-19 policies: Sea Cider follows all recommended COVID-19 safety protocols. The COVID vaccination status of all employees must be up to date.