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Cleaner/Porter 26105

Department: Community and Health Services Department
Branch: Paramedic and Seniors Services Branch
Status: Temporary Full-Time
Length of Assignment: 6 months
Location: Newmarket,Markham / Ontario
Date Posted: December 01, 2020
Date Closing: June 30, 2021
Number Of Positions: 1

Salary

$24.22 to $26.33 per hour
Union position - CUPE Local 905 (Long Term Care)

Scheduled Hours

As Required and Varied

Scheduled Shifts

24/7

Position Purpose

Reporting to the Supervisor, Food Services, is responsible for cleaning and sanitation required within the kitchen, dining areas and serveries; transports meals, food supplies and dietary equipment throughout the facility; assists with on-line ordering and inventory control for food items and supplies for the Dietary Department in accordance to menus and catering needs.

Major Responsibilities

• Responsible for the cleaning, sanitization and contamination control of major pieces of equipment and of the physical Department, in compliance with Department policy and Health and Safety regulations.
• Operates commercial cleaning equipment and cleans all areas of the kitchen including washing furnishings, floors and walls with special cleaning solutions and disinfectants; washes/wipes and sanitizes all heavy pieces of equipment, refrigerators, ranges, range hoods, fans and other stationary and non-stationary equipment.
• Cleans pots and other heavy food serving and preparation equipment including food service carts.
• Transports meals from the main kitchen area to various dining areas or resident rooms.
• Receives food orders; transports food, supplies and equipment from storage area to other dining areas.
• Maintains kitchen areas in appropriate order.
• Assists the Supervisor of Food Service to prepare and regularly update the order guide.
• Rotate stock and supplies in storage and refrigeration units.
• Communicate shortages and back orders with the Team Leader and vendor.
• Assists in on the job “buddy training system” of other employees as assigned.
• Participates in facility C.Q.I. and Occupational Health and Safety programs and on committees, work groups, as assigned.
• Performs other duties as assigned to meet Branch and Department objectives.
• May occasionally be required to respond to emergency situations outside of normal business hours, as related to the Departmental Emergency Plan.

Qualifications

• Successful completion of two years of Secondary School and two years previous "hands on" experience as a kitchen worker in the dietary department of a health care facility or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Successful completion of a Food Service Worker certificate.
• Valid Food Handlers Certificate.
• Satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Checks (PVSC).
• Knowledge of job related tools and equipment used in a dietary department or related environment including food preparation equipment and familiarity with food ordering procedures.
• Knowledge and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including communication, innovation, teamwork and collaboration, and personal ownership.
• Demonstrated basic computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications and the ability to receive and respond to emails and for ordering on-line.
• Good interpersonal and communication skills to work within a diverse community and ability to deal empathetically with residents, family members, etc., to contribute to their well-being.
• Ability to work effectively independently or as a part of a team.

How to Apply

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email.