Are you an experienced food service professional? If so, consider bringing your culinary expertise to the Thunder Bay Correctional Centre where you will prepare, cook and assemble standard and special diet meals in a conventional institutional kitchen.
Please note :
This positions are on-call 0 to 40 hours per week with no guaranteed minimum amount of hours (they are 12 months in duration with possibility of extension)
The Thunder Bay Correctional Centre is located at : (Please click on address link for a map of where the jail is located)
These positions require working with and providing direction to inmate helpers (and will be eligible for an Custodial Responsibility Allowance)
What can I expect to do in this role?
In this role you will :
Provide team leadership within the cooking operation for the correctional institution
Provide direction and support to inmate helpers
Prepare and assemble meals
Maintain an inventory of supplies
Ensure the safety and security of helpers, staff and equipment
Maintain proper sanitary conditions in the kitchen area
Possession of Journeyman Chef's Certificate as issued by the Ministry of Colleges and Universities, or sufficient acceptable experience in volume cooking
Current First Aid and Heartsaver Certificates (or ability to obtain)
Ability to work shift work, weekends, and holidays
Food Services Knowledge and Skills
You have knowledge of volume cooking / baking methods and safety principles
You can prepare and assemble a high volume of meals
You have knowledge and experience with various diets (i.e. lifestyle, medical, religious)
You have knowledge of food safety practices
You have knowledge of health and safety practices and standards
You have demonstrated ability to understand and follow organizational policies / protocols in order to acquire knowledge of institutional policies and maintain safety and security of kitchen
Communication and Team Leadership Skills
You can work with staff, inmate helpers, and service providers to address issues
You have team leadership skills to provide instruction and direction to kitchen helpers and inmate helpers in cooking methods and kitchen cleanliness and appraise performance
You have written communication skills to prepare various reports
Other Essential Skills
You have analytical and problem-solving skills to identify, assess, and resolve equipment / appliance malfunctions, supply shortage, sanitation and hygiene control, and food service issues
This is a continuous posting and will be posted until filled. Screening and selection processes will begin after December 12, 2019.
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 :
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.
You will be responsible for obtaining the criminal record check at your own expense and provide it, along with your written consent, 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.
Note : If a Vulnerable Sector Screening Check is required, it must also be obtained in person at your local police service).
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.
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