Apply By: Monday, July 11, 2022 11:59 pm EDT
Competition Status: Application Screening

Fewer than thirty individuals applied for this opportunity.

We are screening ALL applications received on or before the closing date and rating them against the qualifications outlined in the job ad. Applicants whose resume and cover letter best demonstrate how they meet the qualifications to do the job will be invited to continue in the hiring process.

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AMENDED - SHIFT COOK (IRREGULAR ON-CALL)

Organization:
Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services
Division:
Justice Ronald Lester Youth Centre
City:
Thunder Bay
Job Term:
1 Temporary (Irregular On-Call, up to 12 months with possible extension)
Job Code:
C50214 - Cook 2 (COR)
Salary:
$23.33 - $25.22 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open
Job ID:
183125
Are you an experienced food service professional who enjoys interacting and being a positive influence on youth?

If so, consider bringing your culinary expertise to the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services, where your primary role will be to prepare, cook and serve nutritious and appetizing meals for youth and staff on an assigned shift.

Amendment: Job advertisement extended to July 8, 2022.

NOTE:
• This position is casual/on-call working 0 to 40 hours per week with no guaranteed minimum amount of hours and will be required to work shifts, including holidays and weekends
• You may be required to interact or work with youth residents

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the "How to apply" section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role you will:

• prepare a wide variety of foods through standard volume cooking methods, ensuring adherence to prescribed menus, work schedules and dietary charts
• inspect kitchen facilities and equipment to ensure proper hygiene and safety standards are maintained
• assist with ordering food and supplies, receiving and storing large deliveries with light and heavy items
• work with staff to develop a kitchen work program for the youth to learn about food preparation
• prepare and serve food using a variety of kitchen tools and equipment or varying sizes and weights (i.e. mixer, pots/pans, heavy trays, etc.)

How do I qualify?

Culinary Knowledge and Experience:

• You have good knowledge of culinary skills demonstrated by a cooks certificate issued by appropriate ministry or proven equivalent level of experience.
• You have knowledge of food preparation and storage techniques and procedures.
• You have knowledge of proper use of kitchen equipment and tools.
• You have demonstrated experience in volume cooking usually gained within a facility or commercial setting.
• You have proven ability to prepare special diet meals due to medical or religious needs.
• You have good knowledge of safe food handling practices and standards of sanitation.

General Skills:

• You have proven communication and interpersonal skills to work with staff, deal with issues and instruct and train kitchen workers.
• You can make decisions regarding substitution of food items and adjust quantities accordingly.

OPS Commitment to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti- racism

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit theOPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 1 Temporary - Irregular On-Call, duration up to 12 months, 2435 Hwy 61, Thunder Bay, North Region, Vulnerable Sector Check
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:
4-7
Category:
Health and Social Services
Posted on:
Thursday, June 9, 2022
Note:
  • 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 Development Branch, Talent and Leadership Division 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.
  • At this time, all employees working in congregate living settings are required to provide proof they are fully vaccinated, meaning they are fully vaccinated as defined by the Ministry of Health (refer to: COVID-19 Fully Vaccinated Status in Ontario), including 14 calendar days have passed since receiving their final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

    Employees who do not provide proof of full vaccination will be deemed ‘not vaccinated' under the Employer's policy and will be required to attend a vaccine education program, as determined by the Employer. Employees who are not vaccinated under the policy with a valid medical exemption will not be required to attend a vaccine education program. All employees working in congregate living settings must undergo regular rapid antigen testing, regardless of vaccination status.
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 Monday, July 11, 2022 11:59 pm EDT. 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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Accommodation is available under the Ontario's Human Rights Code.
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