Flight Kitchen Assistant

Metro Area Location: Ottawa, ON
Job Code: 13050
# of openings: 1




Flight Kitchen Assistants Needed!

Gate Gourmet, a gategroup company, is the world’s largest independent provider of catering and provisioning services for airlines and railroads. We serve more than 200 million meals a year to our 250-plus customers at more than 100 airport locations around the globe.

We are now hiring for Flight Kitchen Assistants to work in our flight kitchen located at the Ottawa International Airport.  This position is represented by a Labour Union and is covered by one or more collective bargaining agreement. 

A Flight Kitchen Assistant prepare meals for various airlines by cutting, chopping, wrapping dishes and meals, and setting up the food carts for delivery.


Our Employees Must Be Able to:

  • work overtime when required
  • arrive to work on-time
  • pass a criminal background check  
  • handle fish, beef, pork, poultry and other food products
  • complete paperwork
  • communicate with Supervisors and co-workers
  • follow directions
  • work as a member of a team

Education Requirements:

  • Not applicable

Environmental Requirements:

  • May work in a cold room of 40 degrees or less for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull, and move product, equipment and supplies up to fifty (50) pounds
  • Regularly stands, bends, lifts, and moves intermittently during shifts of 8+ hours

Demonstrated Competencies to be Successful in the Position:


Thinking - Information search and analysis, problem resolution skills


Engaging - understanding others, team leadership, developing people


Inspiring - influencing and building relationships, motivating and inspiring, communicating effectively


Achieving - delivering business results under pressure, championing performance improvement, customer focus


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.


Candidates will be required to go through pre-employment, criminal check and/or airport fingerprinting.


Gate Gourmet is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!


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