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COOK (ON CALL)
Organization:    Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Division:    Thunder Bay Correctional Centre
City:    Thunder Bay
Job Term:    1 Temporary assignment/contract up to 12 months, with annual extension
Job Code:    50214 - Cook 2
Salary:    $21.36 - $23.09 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    51356
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Are you an experienced food service professional? If so, consider bringing your culinary expertise to the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, Thunder Bay Correctional Centre.

Did you know:

Thunder Bay is located in Northwestern Ontario at the head of Lake Superior, 1,377 km from Toronto, Ontario and approximately 45 minute's drive from the border crossing to Minnesota, USA. With a population of approximately 125,000, it is the most populous municipality in Northwestern Ontario, with quality education at all levels.

On the shore of the world's largest freshwater lake and nestled among Canada's boreal forests and Canadian Shield, Thunder Bay provides all the amenities of an urban centre as well as ready access to outdoor adventure in Northwestern Ontario.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

- prepare, cook, and serve three meals per day for inmates and staff
- train, instruct and supervise inmate cooks and helpers in the preparation of meals on an assigned shift

Please note, this position will be on an 'as required' basis with no guarantee of the number of hours worked (0 – 40.00 hours per week).

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirements:
You must have:

- possession of Journeyman Chef's Certificate as issued by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities OR sufficient acceptable experience in volume cooking
- valid First Aid and Heartsaver Certificate or the ability to obtain
- ability to work shift work, weekends, and holidays

Technical knowledge:
You have practical, applied knowledge of:

- general cooking methods and procedures
- food preparation and storage procedures
- food service guidelines
- use of kitchen equipment and tools

People skills:
You display:

- good communication and interpersonal skills
- the ability to instruct, train, supervise and control inmate kitchen workers

Reasoning skills:
You can demonstrate:

- good analytical and problem solving skills
- ability to interpret and apply legislation such as the Public Health Act, Health Protection and Promotion Act, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), to ensure compliance with food preparation and storage, sanitation, food safety, proper equipment operation, and utilization

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Temporary - Irregular On-Call, duration up to 12 months, Hwy 61, Thunder Bay, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   4.7
Category:   Corrections and Enforcement
Posted on:   Friday, February 8, 2013
 
Note:
  • The successful candidate will be required to consent to and successfully pass a search by the Ontario Provincial Police, through the Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC).
  • The minimum salary rates identified in this posting are subject to revision as a result of the recently agreed to OPSEU collective agreement covering the period of January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2014.
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from applying and/or accepting a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from applying and/or accepting a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
 
Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, February 25, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.



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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
 
 
 
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