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SENIOR FOOD SERVICES OFFICER
Organization:    Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Division:    Central East Correctional Centre
City:    Lindsay
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    50217 - Cook 3 (B/U)
Salary:    $889.31 - $988.51 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    61037
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Are you interested in working in a large-volume institutional kitchen? If so, consider this opportunity to provide coordination and supervision of meal preparation and delivery in a facility with a capacity of approximately 1200 male inmates.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As Senior Food Services Officer, you will:

• oversee the cook-chill/retherm kitchen, including meal preparation and delivery
• provide direction and supervision to cooks and inmate helpers
• supervise and participate in the preparation/assembly of meals and restricted diets, ensuring safe, sanitary and proper storage, assembly, and portion control standards are achieved by following Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) principles
• supervise and instruct cooks and helpers in general food service and retherm techniques, observing food preparation, demonstrating techniques and coaching subordinate cooks and inmate helpers
• conduct daily food/temperature/diet audits as required
• maintain and order inventory, adhering to standard stock rotation principles as required for pre-determined menus and substitutions
• ensure proper correctional security and control, which includes writing occurrence, behaviour and accident injury reports
• ensure the safety and security of the kitchen, kitchen helpers and staff
• ensure standards of cleanliness and hygiene are maintained by supervising cleaning and sanitizing activities

Please note: This position supervises inmate helpers for majority of working time. Salary note for Custodial Responsibility Allowance (K-1) applies.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory Requirements:
• you possess Cooks Certificate issued by appropriate Ministry or demonstrated equivalent level of knowledge and experience necessary to be eligible to write certificate examination
• you have a current First Aid and Heartsaver Certificate

Technical Knowledge and Skills:
• you have thorough knowledge of cooking methods and procedures and food safety standards associated with food preparation, storage, sanitation, safety, and the ability to adhere to those standards
• you understand the principles of food services supervision;
• you have basic computer skills to access computer systems to initiate food orders, maintain diet program, submit maintenance requests and access Occurrence and Accident Injury Reports

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:
• you can communicate effectively with the ability to use tact and diplomacy to instruct and counsel others in a professional manner
• you use your written communication skills to prepare reports and log entries

Organizational, Analytical and Problem Solving Skills::
• you are organized and can coordinate and prioritize kitchen production and the work of others
• you can analyze situations, identify potential problems and manage and report as appropriate

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Permanent, 541 Hwy 36 RR 1, CENTRAL EAST CORR COMPLEX, Lindsay, East Region, Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) Screening Requirement
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   4.7
Category:   Corrections and Enforcement
Posted on:   Monday, January 27, 2014
 
Note:
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.
  • E-CL-61037/14
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 10, 2014 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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