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Organization:    Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Division:    Ottawa Carleton Detention Centre Food Services
City:    Ottawa
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    50217 - Cook 3 (B/U)
Salary:    $889.31 - $988.51 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    51727
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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 1500 male and female inmates.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As a Senior Food Services Officer, you will:

• Oversee the cook-chill/re-therm 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 and, assembly
• Ensure 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 re-therm 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.

How do I qualify?

• Demonstrated knowledge of cook-chill/re-therm processes, cooking methods and procedures
• Proven knowledge of food safety standards associated with food preparation, storage, sanitation, safety, and the ability to adhere to those standards
• Working knowledge of the principles of supervision in a food services environment
• Computer skills to initiate food orders, maintain diet program, submit maintenance requests and access Occurrence and Accident Injury Reports.

• Proven oral communication skills, with the ability to use tact and diplomacy to instruct and counsel in a professional manner
• Effective written communication skills to prepare reports and log entries.

• Ability to prioritize, organize and coordinate kitchen production and the work of others
• Analytical and problem-solving skills to identify potential problems and to manage and report as appropriate.

• Cook's Certificate issued by appropriate Ministry or demonstrated equivalent level of knowledge and experience necessary to write certificate examination
• First Aid and Heartsaver Certificates.

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent - Full Time, 2244 Innes Rd, Ottawa, 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:   Friday, February 15, 2013
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.
  • E-CL-51727/13
    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.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, March 4, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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