COOK - On-Call/Supply Positions

$23.56 - $25.47 hourly
  • Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch
  • W. Ross Macdonald School, 350 Brant Avenue, Brantford, ON, Canada
  • Sep 16, 2022
Contract Administrative Support Student Services / Experience

Job Description

Apply By: Friday, October 7, 2022, 11:59 pm EDT

COOK
On-Call/Supply Positions

Organization: Ministry of Education

Division: Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch

City: Brantford

Job Term: 2 Temporary , On-Call/Supply Positions (to work on an as-needed basis)

Job Code: 50214 - Cook 2

Salary: $23.56 - $25.47 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.

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Posting Status: Open

Job ID: 187540 (PDSB22-218)

The Ministry of Education, Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch, Brantford Campus (W. Ross Macdonald School) operates school/student lodging programs with the tradition and reputation for meeting the academic, personal, social, emotional, and developmental needs of the individual children. Are you an experienced Cook seeking on-call hours primarily during weekdays? If so, consider bringing your culinary expertise to this position where your primary role will be to prepare, cook and serve nutritious and appetizing meals.

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 application instructions below 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, works schedules and dietary charts.
  • Maintain cleanliness of food services area, equipment/utensils.
  • Assist in the receiving and stocking of food items.
  • Assist with inventory of supplies.
  • Perform other duties related to the operation of a large school cafeteria.
  • Availability to work on-call hours as required.

How do I qualify?

Knowledge and Experience

  • You have thorough knowledge of food preparation, storage techniques/procedures and proper kitchen equipment operations, normally acquired through completion of a post-secondary education in chef/cook training course or related work experience.
  • Completed Food Handlers Certificate or willingness to obtain.
  • You have demonstrated experience in institutional cooking methods and procedures, especially in large volume cooking.
  • You have experience operating commercial/institutional food preparation equipment.
  • You know good handling/preparation techniques.
  • You know good hygiene and health and safety regulations.
  • You know nutritional principles to assist in planning menus.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

  • You have excellent communication skills including the ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.
  • You have the ability to work independently and as a team member.

Physical Work

  • You have the ability to work shifts and perform physical work

Additional Information:

Address:

  • 2 Temporary - Irregular On-Call, duration up to 10 months, 350 Brant Ave, Brantford, West Region, Vulnerable Sector Check

Compensation Group: Ontario Public Service Employees Union

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Schedule: 4.7

Category: Health and Social Services

Posted on: Friday, September 16, 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 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.

How to apply:

1.    You must submit your application using only one of the methods identified below.

2.    Your cover letter and resume combined should not exceed five (5) pages. For tips and tools on how to write a concise cover letter and resume, review the Writing a Cover Letter and Resume: Tips, Tools and Resources.

3.    Customize your cover letter and resume to the qualifications listed on the job ad. Using concrete examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements for this job. We rely on the information you provide to us.

4.    Be sure to quote the Job ID number for this position.

5.    OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.

Send application to: PSBjobs@ontario.ca

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Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, October 7, 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.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer.
Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code .