Dietary Aide

Municipal Corporation Oakville Halton Region

Job Posting

Dietary Aide


Social & Community Services


Services for Seniors –  Allendale (Milton), Creek Way Village (Burlington), Post Inn Village (Oakville)


Dietary Aide

Pay Range:

$21.44 – $22.72 per hour (OPSEU 261, 265,  282)



Applicants will be considered for interviews based on the information provided in their application to the Region of Halton including a current resume and cover letter. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration will be contacted. ONLY online submissions will be considered.


At the Region of Halton, we treat everyone with respect, honesty, fairness and trust. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Halton is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


This posting is for future part-time or casual employment opportunities.  Please specify which long term care home(s) you wish to be considered for.


Preferred Background:
Must have successfully completed or are enrolled in a Food Service Worker training program at an established college or registered private career college in Ontario and possess a current Food Handler Certification.  One year of related experience in a kitchen and/or servery is essential. Good organizational and interpersonal skills are required. The incumbent must be team oriented, possess effective communication skills and have a genuine desire to work with the elderly. Must have an understanding of the Residents’ Bill of Rights and Compliance Standards as set out by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.

You make a positive difference in people’s lives because you provide high quality customer centered services. You operate within a highly ethical environment and you will be accountable for going the extra mile, listening to your customers, creatively meeting needs, and always being respectful to those you serve. As a result, you will be part of a qualified and strategic team recognized widely for caring, excellence, integrity, inclusiveness and flexibility.

Working Conditions:
The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on condition that the Regional Municipality of Halton receives a current (obtained within the past six (6) months), original and acceptable Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Screen and a current two-step tuberculosis test (obtained within the past six (6) months) by your first day of employment. Physical requirements include lifting, pushing and pulling.



·         Provides respectful, courteous, pleasant and individualized service at all times, provides “homelike atmosphere” by getting to know the residents names, diets, consistencies, likes/dislikes, observes eating patterns, communicates concerns to Registered Nurse and Dietitian, Supervisor.

·         Re-thermalizing menu items.

·         Responsible for the finished quality of all products.

·         Responsible and accountable to all aspects of food safety, departmental procedures regarding sanitation and food preparation.

·         Performs cleaning, dishwashing and setting up dining room, accountable for microbial tests conducted on servery, dining room equipment or surface areas.

·         Transports food wagons and dish wagons to and from servery. Picks up supplies and products from production, checks quality, rotates stock on hand, and discards outdated products.

·         Trains co-workers.

·         Supplies special events or functions as per requisitions.

·         Provides required documentation for all audits, food usage sheets, and ensures that any relevant information regarding the residents or the servery operation is passed on in writing via the communication book to the appropriate person.

·         Performs other related duties as assigned.




January 22, 2019

Posting Expiry:

December 31, 2019

Posting #:




Halton Region contacts applicants via email and/or phone. Please ensure the contact information provided on your resume is up to date and that you check your email and voicemail regularly.


NOTE:  Personal information collected through the job application process will only be used for the purpose of determining qualifications for employment.


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NOTE: Applications that are not submitted online will not be considered. Personal information collected through the job application process will only be used for the purpose of determining qualifications for employment.

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