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Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
North Bay Jail
North Bay
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
50214 - Cook 2
$21.98 - $23.76 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Are you an experienced food service professional? If so, consider bringing your culinary expertise to the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, North Bay Jail where you will prepare, cook and assemble standard and special diet meals in a conventional institutional kitchen.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role you will:
• Provide team leadership within the cooking operation for the correctional institution
• Provide direction and support to inmate helpers
• Prepare and assemble meals
• Maintain an inventory of supplies
• Ensure the safety and security of helpers, staff and equipment
• Maintain proper sanitary conditions in the kitchen area

How do I qualify?


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 weekends, and holidays

Technical Knowledge and Skills:

• Large volume cooking and baking principles
• Standard cooking and food preparation
• Food storage procedures and methods
• Portion control standards and the proper use of kitchen equipment and tools
• Food safety practices

Other Essential Skills:

Your skills and abilities will include:

• Team leadership skills to provide instruction to subordinate helpers
• Communication skills, tact and diplomacy to work with ministry staff, inmate helpers and service providers
• Analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and assess workplace hazards, equipment malfunctions and food service issues
• Ability to acquire and apply knowledge of relevant legislation (i.e. Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System)
• Written communication skills to prepare various reports
• Basic computer skills to input, track and record data

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent, 2550 Trout Lake Rd, North Bay, North Region, Enhanced – Vulnerable Service Sector Check, CPIC, Intelligence Check, Credit Check
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Corrections and Enforcement
Posted on:
Monday, June 19, 2017
  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service Employment Screening Checks Policy, the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Please refer to the Additional Information / Address section above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    You will be responsible for obtaining the criminal record check at your own expense and provide it, along with your written consent, to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), HR Service Delivery Division to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional screening checks as indicated in the Additional Information / Address section above that were not obtained directly by you. (Note: If a Vulnerable Sector Screening/Check is required, it must also be obtained in person at your local police service.)

    A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.
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 as applicable 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 being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered 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 Tuesday, July 4, 2017 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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