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Dexterra Remote Camp Kitchen Assistant - Northern Ontario Ring of Fire in Thunder Bay, Ontario

Company Description


Dexterra Group is a fast-growing, financially strong, publicly listed company (TSX:DXT). We have a far-reaching presence across the entire continent North America with hundreds of full-time and part-time opportunities at any given time. We aim to provide our people with more than just a job – we offer fulfilling opportunities in a culture that promotes stability, diversity and inclusion, camaraderie, employee recognition, work-life balance, and doing what you love. For over 75 years, the companies that began independently, and now form Dexterra Group, have been dedicated to serving North American clients to create and manage built environments that play a vital role in our economy and our local communities. And, that’s something we’re truly proud of. Work That Matters, People Who Care.

Job Description


As the Remote Camp Kitchen Assistant, you are responsible for assisting the Chef in the preparation of all daily menu items as needed in the camp, including grab and go lunch items, salads, scratch-made baking items, and more.

The position involves a remote work lifestyle in a camp setting with the following amenities:

  • All meals, beverages and accommodations provided free of charge

  • Access to Wi-Fi site-wide

  • Access to laundry facilities and detergents

  • Access to a gym

  • Use of lounge area with gaming consoles, pool table, big-screen TV with satellite, sauna, and more!

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Meet daily with the Chef to discuss menu preparation and production strategy

  • Assist the Chef in the preparation of all menu items as needed

  • Responsible for the production of a variety of scratch-made baking items including muffins, loafs, cookies, cakes and pastries

  • Daily production of grab and go lunch items, including a variety of sandwiches, salads and other items

  • Assist in the cleanliness and maintenance of the kitchen and serving areas

  • Follow proper storage and rotation of all food supplies

  • Actively participating in and contributing to a positive safety culture on the project while following all Outland-Horizon North and Wyloo Canada’s safe work practices and procedures, wearing and maintaining required PPE and participating in safety meetings and training, as required

  • Can be responsible for preparing and serving hot breakfast



  • You have a Remote Cook Certificate and/or Culinary Diploma with previous remote camp experience (asset)

  • It's an asset if you are Red Seal Certified!

  • You have a Valid Safe Food Handling Certificate (required)

  • Have knowledge of and previous experience with producing a variety of scratch made baking items

  • Must have an acceptable Criminal Records Check

  • You are a highly responsible, team-oriented person who can prioritize tasks and maintain calm in stressful situations

  • You have basic computer skills including Microsoft Office (word and excel), Microsoft Teams and email proficiency (Outlook)

  • You have the ability to work efficiently and productively both independently and as part of a team

  • You have the ability to handle the following physical demands:

  • Lift, carry, push, or pull up to 50 lbs

  • Climb ladders or stairs

  • Stand, walk, squat, kneel or sit according to task for extended lengths of time

  • Perform repetitive hand work requiring full use of both hands

  • Perform work with arms at full length and with arms above shoulder height

Additional Information


  • FREE meals and FREE accommodations while on site!

  • Travel provided to and from site from designated pick-up locations in Thunder Bay, ON , Geraldton, ON, Nakina , ON and Webequie First Nation

  • Wi-Fi across site

  • Access to a gym, lounge area and sauna on site

  • Competitive health and dental benefit package

  • Excellent work-life balance with 2 week on/2 week off rotations in a remote camp life setting

  • Employee Referral Program – earn up to $2000 for each referral hired!

  • Paid travel time

Work Schedule and Remuneration:

Remote Kitchen Assistants work rotational schedules of 2 weeks on/2 weeks off. You may be required to work weekdays, weekends and general holidays.

Wages are paid on an hourly basis with an included starting rate of $25.00/hour.

IMPORTANT: Applicants* MUST reside within the designated hub locations for consideration *

Interested individuals from the following First Nation communities are highly encouraged to apply:

  • Webequie First Nation

  • Marten Falls First Nation

  • Neskantaga First Nation

  • Nibinamik First Nation

  • Attawapiskat First Nation

Dexterra Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans’ status, Indigenous status, or any other legally protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the hiring selection process are available upon request.