Apply By: Friday, January 22, 2021 11:59 pm EST
Competition Status: Application Screening

Approximately 30 individuals applied for this opportunity.

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Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services
Cecil Facer Youth Centre
Job Term:
1 Temporary on-call, up to 6 months with possible extension
Job Code:
C50214 - Cook 2 (COR)
$23.10 - $24.97 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Are you an experienced food service professional? Do you enjoy interacting and being a positive influence on youth? If so, bring your culinary expertise to this position at the Cecil Facer Youth Centre with the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services.

Please Note: This temporary position is irregularly scheduled on-call and the hours of work vary from 0-40 hours per week, with no minimum guaranteed number of hours.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In a large-volume facility kitchen, you will:
• Participate in all areas of meal preparation, safety, security and food inventory/rotation
• Maintain housekeeping and sanitary work conditions
• Inspect eating facilities and equipment to ensure standards are maintained
• Follow prescribed menus, work schedules and dietary charts, and substituting menu changes
• Serve and portion meals
• Train and supervise youth helpers

How do I qualify?

Food Services Knowledge and Experience

• You have knowledge and experience in general and volume cooking
• You can prepare meals according to prescribed menus and accommodate special diets
• You have experience in the proper and safe use of kitchen equipment
• You have knowledge of food safety principles and portion control standards
• You are able to maintain good housekeeping and sanitary condition of work area
• You have knowledge of health and safety standards (such as Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), etc.)

Other Essential Skills

• You can acquire understanding of organizational policies and protocols in order to maintain safety and security of kitchen, staff, and resident helpers
• You have communication and interpersonal skills in order to work effectively within a team environment
• You are able to supervise and train resident helpers in a professional manner
• You have writing skills to prepare reports
• You have problem-solving skills to identify and resolve equipment/appliance malfunctions and food service issues


This is a continuous posting and will be posted until filled. Screening and selection processes will begin after December 18, 2020. This posting may be extended but could close at any time after this date without notice. Please only submit your application ONCE under this Job ID.

Additional Information:

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Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Corrections and Enforcement
Posted on:
Friday, December 4, 2020
  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

    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 employment 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 employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment 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 Friday, January 22, 2021 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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