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Organization:    Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Division:    Ottawa Carleton Detention Centre
City:    Ottawa
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    OFS15 - Food Services OM-15
Salary:    $64,215.00 - $76,061.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    55014
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Bring your culinary expertise and strong leadership skills to the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services. As a committed food services professional who demonstrates high standards of integrity and ethical behaviour, you will manage the food services function in a maximum security correction centre, producing approximately 1,900 meals daily.

What can I expect to do in this role?

Within a systemic change and anti-racism organizational change context that values diversity, you will:
• Build an effective and diverse team through developing trusting relationships and motivating others by modeling a positive, professional & respectful work environment
• Supervise staff (providing leadership, training/development, performance evaluations, recruitment, discipline)
• Organize/plan work schedules, food production/ operations (including food purchasing, menu planning, etc) and administrative procedures
• Determine effective use of equipment, products and resources ensuring cleanliness, sanitation and safety, including the development/implementation of efficient and economical production methods
• Be responsible for the operating budget by forecasting purchases, tracking costs and planning capital needs
• Deliver courses and train/assess inmate food service workers.

Please note: A Custodial Responsibility Allowance payment is applied to the salary range for this position.

How do I qualify?

Leadership and Organizational Skills:
• you are able to build an effective and diverse team through integrating Ontario Public Service values, principles and standards
• you can build professional working relationships and engage with both internal and external groups
• you recognize and make the best use of the diverse skills, abilities, experiences and talents that each individual brings to the team to achieve best results
• you have knowledge of human resources management, including collective agreements, employment legislation and health and safety to supervise and train staff
• you have organizational skills to coordinate activities and ensure the smooth operation of kitchen and delivery services

Food Service Expertise and Budget Administration:
• you have knowledge of nutrition and food service administration normally acquired through a post-secondary Food Service Management program, and/or through food service management within an institutional-type setting, and/or home economics and dietetics or closely related field
• you have thorough knowledge of practices and techniques of food service management and methods
• you are able to interpret and apply legislation and policies related to food service, nutrition and waste management
• you have knowledge of budget preparation, cost control and calculation of food and labour costs for large institutional food services
• you have the ability to apply government budgetary procedures and administration

Communication, Analytical and Computer skills:
• you have proven written and oral communication skills to liaise with staff in various departments/various occupations, and with suppliers and Public Health Officials
• you can use your strong analytical skills to review and administer systems and procedures to ensure efficiency and effectiveness
• you have the ability to keep detailed and complex records, statements, and statistical reports
• you have experience using a personal computer and specialized food production and control software

Mandatory Requirements:
• Graduate of a recognized Food Service Supervisor's/Manager's program and must be eligible for membership in the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management (CSNM)
• First Aid/CPR

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 2244 Innes Rd, Ottawa, East Region, Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) Screening Requirement
Compensation Group:   Management Compensation Plan
Schedule:   6
Category:   Management and General
Posted on:   Thursday, June 27, 2013
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.
  • E-CL-55014/13
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, July 12, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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