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Food Service Worker 26113

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

$23.16 to $25.17 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 Manager, Production and Support Services, is responsible for assisting in all aspects of food preparation, service, delivery, collection and clean-up in accordance with Ministry of Health Long Term Care (LTC) Standards, Health Protection & Promotions Act, The Occupational Health & Safety Act and Departmental Policy.

Major Responsibilities

• Assists in the preparation of large quantities of food to meet the production requirements of the facility, its related functions and outreach programs.
• Sets tables in dining area for resident’s meals.
• Delivers trays to serving areas for the service of meals.
• Portions and serves food to residents in dining rooms.
• Collects all soiled dishes, utensils and trays and returns to clean-up area.
• Operates commercial cleaning equipment; transports food/material/supplies to food service areas by hand or hand truck.
• Responds to inquiries and resolves concerns, as appropriate, from the residents.
• Ensures that services provided meet Regional customer service standards.
• Assists in on the job “buddy training system” of other employees, as assigned.
• 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 or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Must hold a Food Service Worker Certificate or be enrolled in a Food Service Worker training program offered by an established College and able to obtain the Certificate within three years of appointment.
• Completion of an approved Food Safety Course.
• Satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Checks (PVSC).
• Minimum one (1) year's experience in the dietary department of a health care facility.
• Knowledge of the Health Protection & Promotions Act, the Canadian Food Sanitation Code and Ministry of Health and Long Term Care standards related to food and nutrition services.
• Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self management, accountability, flexibility and adaptability.

How to Apply

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