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Fewer than thirty individuals applied for this opportunity; based on the screening results, we anticipate that for each vacancy 3-5 individuals will be selected to proceed to the next phase of the competition.

We are currently screening ALL applications received on or before the closing date against position criteria. Applicants whose resume and cover letter best demonstrate how they meet the qualifications to do the job will proceed in the hiring process. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

STUDENT - KITCHEN HELPER
Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Ministry of Natural Resources
City:    Whitney
Job Term:    1 Temporary positions 7-9 weeks in duration
Job Code:    Student 1 - Student Level 1
Salary:    $10.25 - $10.25 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    52512
 

*Targeted to High-school students*

This job posting represents multiple positions across Ontario. Job location details are listed below. You are required to identify the ministries and cities you are interested in applying to. Note: relocation expenses are not covered by ministries.

Applications are accepted online. Resumes and cover letters are not accepted. Describe your skills, knowledge and relevant paid work or volunteer experience in the related questions on the application form.

To assist you with the application process please visit the Summer Employment Opportunities website and view the following resources:
- (a href='http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/SEOEligibilityCriteria.asp') Eligibility Requirements (/a)
- (a href='http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/SEOKeyResources.asp') Student Application Guide (/a) -item 1 in Key Resources
- (a href='http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/SEOKeyResources.asp') Explanation of Rating Scale for Application Questions (/a) -item 2 in Key Resources

Detailed Position Breakdown:

1 position at Highway 60, Lake Opeongo Road, Algonquin Park, Whitney

What can I expect to do in this role?

Work Description:

• Assist senior cook with day to day food preparation, serving, and cleaning for approximately 40 staff. E.g. basic food preparation, maintaining kitchen cleanliness, sweeping floors, washing dishes, recycling, unpacking deliveries.
• Prepare food list requirements and ensure supply orders are correct
• Assist with ensuring food is properly cooked and distributed on time
• Assist with offering alternative meals to individuals with special dietary needs
• Maintain the cookery in a clean and orderly fashion
• Assist with cooking and preparing foods appropriate to the program in accordance with Canada's Health Food Guide
• Position requires lifting and carrying weighted items in accordance with the Employment Standards Act and Workplace Health and Safety regulations

How do I qualify?

Mandatory
Some positions require students to be 15-24 years of age (or 15-29 years of age if you are a person with a disability) due to program funding.

Some positions may require the successful candidate(s) to undergo a personal security screening check as a condition of employment.

Skills:
The following skills will be developed on the job:

Communication and Organization Skills
• Ability to deal tactfully with staff in high volume environments

Technical Skills
• Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of a kitchen and cookery for large groups of people
• Knowledge of safe food handling practices and techniques
• Knowledge of food preparation practices
• You will be provided with training on the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)

Interpersonal, Team-work and Other Skills
• Strong organizational, group leadership and communication skills
• Interpersonal skills to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team
• You work independently or as part of a team; you plan, organize and prioritize your time to meet competing deadlines

Other Requirements and Work Habits
• Ability to work in an Kitchen environment with some physical activity involved, including lifting and carrying weighted items in accordance with the Employment Standards Act and Workplace Health and Safety regulations
• Ability and comfort in operating small equipment such as: dish washer and cleaning equipment.
• Following directions and seeking clarification
• Being punctual
• Ability to work flexible hours and some weekends to provide and assist with the preparation of three (3) meals per day

Pre-Screening Questions

  • *Are you a resident of Ontario?

  • *Are you legally entitled to work in Canada?

  • *Are you 15 years of age or older?

  • *Are you either 15-24 years of age (or 15-29 years of age for a person with a disability)?

  • *Please indicate your student status:

  • *Please indicate when you will be available to start work:

  • *If you are considered for a job that requires a personal security screening check, will you consent to the screening?

  • *Relocation costs are not covered for summer student positions. Are you willing to cover the cost to relocate if you are selected for a position outside your local area?

  • *Describe why you are interested in this position

  • *Describe all relevant skills, knowledge and/or experience (volunteer/paid work) which would contribute to your success in this role

  • *Continue to describe all relevant skills, knowledge and/or experience (volunteer/paid work) which would contribute to your success in this role

  • *Describe your key accomplishments and/or academic achievements

  • *Provide alternate contact information e.g. a secondary email address or phone number or enter "nil"

  • *Are you willing to work in a Kitchen environment preparing meals and clean-up for approximately 40 people?

  • *Are you willing to perform tasks that involve handling food stuffs, recycling, cleaning kitchen floors, tables and equipment? (e.g. pots, pans, dishwasher, garbage handling etc.)

 

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 16 weeks, Hwy 60, Lake Openongo Rd , Algonquin Park , Whitney, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   33.5
Category:   Student Summer Employment Opportunities - MNR/Parks
Posted on:   Friday, March 29, 2013
 
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 Friday, April 12, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. 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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The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer.
Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Note: The only website where you can apply on-line for positions with the Ontario Public Service is http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca

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