Apply By: Friday, July 29, 2022 11:59 pm EDT
Competition Status: Selection Process

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Senior Food Services Officer

Organization:
Ministry of the Solicitor General
Division:
Maplehurst Correctional Complex
City:
Milton
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
C50217 - Cook 3 (B/U) (COR)
Salary:
$24.29 - $27.00 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open
Job ID:
184192
Consider this opportunity with the Maplehurst Correctional Complex as a Senior Food Services Officer to provide coordination and supervision of large volume food preparation and delivery.

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?

• Oversee the production, delivery and service of meals and restricted diets, and ensure food preparation meets proper storage, assembly and portion control standards
• Provide direction, orientation and supervision to cooks, food service helpers, and offender helpers
• Ensure the safety and security of work area, equipment and staff, and prepare occurrence and accident/injury reports
• Oversee and maintain sanitary conditions, and ensure cleanliness and hygiene standards are met
• Maintain a daily inventory of food supplies, pre-determine menus, and make changes to menus if required
• Order and purchase supplies and equipment
• Assist in the overall food services operation

*NOTE: This position supervises offender helpers. Salary note for Custodial Responsibility Allowance (K-1) applies

How do I qualify?

Mandatory

• You have a valid Cook's Certificate (or you have equivalent knowledge and experience to be eligible to write the certificate examination)
• You are currently certified in First Aid and Heartsaver (or are able to obtain)

Food Services Knowledge and Experience

• You have extensive knowledge, skills, and experience with large volume cooking/baking principles, cook-chill/retherm, and standard cooking and food preparation/storage procedures and methods
• You have sound knowledge of the proper use of kitchen equipment and tools and can instruct cooks and helpers
• You have knowledge of portion control and food safety practices
• You have knowledge of health and safety standards and practices (i.e. Public Health Act, Health Protection and Promotion Act, Sanitation Code for Canada's Food Industry, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS))
• You can comply with and enforce institutional security practices/procedures to ensure safety and security of the kitchen facility and inmate helpers

Leadership and Supervisory Skills

• You can instruct and direct cooks, helpers, and inmate helpers in cooking methods and principles of kitchen cleanliness and appraise performance
• You have organizational and motivational skills to oversee and coordinate work of others to produce a very large number of cook-chill/retherm or standard meals in a high volume kitchen operation

Communication Skills

• You have demonstrated tact and diplomacy to instruct cooks and helpers as well as counsel inmate helpers
• You can address quantity and/or quality issues and explain equipment problems to service providers
• You have written communication skills to prepare various reports
• You have basic computer skills to input, track, and record information

Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills

• You can identify and assess workplace hazards, equipment malfunction and food services issues
• You can address issues related to food quality, sanitation, or hygiene control

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 Permanent - Full Time, 661 Martin St, Milton, Central Region, Vulnerable Sector Check, Credit History Check, PIP/NICHE/RMS
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:
4-7
Category:
Corrections and Enforcement
Posted on:
Tuesday, June 28, 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.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, July 29, 2022 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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