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Cake Decorator (Float)

Requisition ID:  172169 

Career Group:  Store Careers 

Job Category:  Retail - Bakery 

Travel Requirements:  50%+

Job Type:  Part-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: British Columbia 

City: Vancouver

Location: Vancouver Office - Fraser Street 

Postal Code: V5X 3V9 


Safeway grocery stores provide an exceptional food shopping experience to consumers from Vancouver, British Columbia to Thunder Bay, Ontario. We are the newest member of Sobeys Inc.’s retail food offering which serves the needs of Canadians with more than 1,500 stores in over 800 communities from coast-to-coast. Whether it's your first job or you're ready for a new challenge, we have a career to fit your life. Our commitment to delivering top quality products and superior service to our customers, and for giving back to the communities we serve has earned us a reputation as an employer of choice for those looking for an exciting career in food retail.



We are searching for skilled cake decorators to add to its growing staff. In this role, you will take our customers’ cake orders and bring them to life. To accomplish this, you will need to be able to work with a wide variety of ingredients and be capable of fashioning them into designs that meet the customer’s expectations. You’ll also spend some of your time on the administrative tasks that allow our bakery to function. These can include keeping display cases clean, sanitizing equipment, and helping us manage our inventory. To do well in this role, you will need to have good manual dexterity and familiarity with the latest trends and methods in cake decorating. You should also be able to provide great customer service, as you’ll be working directly with our customers often.


Start Rate: $18.20 - $20.90 depending on length of experience.

Job Description


Job Description – All Round Decorator - Jobber


  • Travelling to different facilities throughout the lower mainland.
  • Reliable transportation is required



  • Two to three years working as a decorator in a retail setting is an asset, or training in pastry arts, culinary design, or a related field.

Key Responsibilities


  • Greets customers in a polite and friendly manner
  • Perform special order requests
  • Icing, finishing, personalizing and decorating specialty bakery product
  • Cleaning and sanitizing of decorating equipment
  • Order writing
  • Receiving and rotating of product
  • Filling Bakery showcases
  • Upholds and complies with company procedures, standards and policies in all situations

Job Requirements


  • Excellent manual dexterity
  • Professional appearance and demeanor
  • Willingness to work a variety of shifts
  • Artistic and creative nature
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment
  • Highly motivated and team oriented with good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in both oral and written form

We offer teammates competitive total compensation packages that will vary by role and location. Some websites share our job opportunities and may provide salary estimates without our knowledge. These estimates are based on similar jobs and postings for general comparison, but these numbers are not provided by or monitored for accuracy by our organization. We look forward to discussing the specific compensation details relevant to this role with candidates who are selected to move forward in the recruitment process.

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.

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We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.