Municipal Corporation Newmarket Regional Municipality of York
Department: Community and Health Services Department
Branch: Paramedic and Seniors Services Branch
Status: Temporary Part-Time
Length of Assignment: 10 months
Location: Vaughan / Ontario
Date Posted: August 13, 2020
Date Closing: August 26, 2020
Number Of Positions: 1

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Position Title



Salary: $27.61 to $30.01 per hour

Scheduled Hours

57 Hours Bi-Weekly

Scheduled Shifts

0630 – 1430 & 1030 - 1800

Position Purpose

Reporting to the Supervisor, Food Services, is responsible for performing food preparation and production functions; ensuring standards are met in accordance with Ministry of Health LTC Standards, Health Protection and Promotions Act, The Occupational Health & Safety Act and Departmental Policy.

Major Responsibilities

•Prepares food items as indicated on Menu spreadsheets and/or production sheets for all resident areas.
•Follows standardized recipes, being able to produce products from scratch for delivery of meals for resident population.
•Maintains the safe operation of food preparation equipment.
•Ensures proper and safe storage and handling of food products.
•Prepares and cooks all food items in accordance to production sheets, catering requests, and preparation needs.
•Labels food items in each food cart.
•Maintains a clean and sanitary work area.
•Responds to inquiries and resolves concerns, as appropriate.
•Ensures that services provided meet Regional customer service standards.


•Successful completion of a Chef training or Culinary Management diploma from a vocational or trade school or community college or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Must have obtained the Red Seal certificate.
•Minimum three (3) years experience in a related position of a large institutional or commercial establishment providing a full range of culinary services including experience working with therapeutic menus, scratch cooking and bulk decentralized food service.
•Satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Checks (PVSC).
•Knowledge of and ability to operate institutional and job related food service tools and equipment.
•Knowledge of the Sanitation Code, Health Protection and Promotions Act, Occupational Health & Safety Act and MOHLTC guidelines as related to food and nutrition service.
•Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self-management, accountability, flexibility and adaptability.
•Demonstrated basic computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications and the ability to receive and respond to emails.
•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.
•Ability to read, write and follow written and verbal instructions in English.
•Ability to lift and carry objects up to 50 lbs and to withstand long periods of walking, standing and frequent bending and twisting.
•Ability to work outside regular business hours, as required, and to work a variety of shifts.

How to Apply

Please apply online by April 29, 2020. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

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