Deadline Date: 2020/02/29

Location:  Kenora

Are you a food service professional experienced in volume cooking and baking? If so, bring your culinary expertise to the Kenora Jail where you will prepare, cook, and assemble standard and special diet meals in a conventional institutional kitchen.

Please note:  This position is on-call 0 to 40 hours per week with no guaranteed minimum amount of hours.  The Food Services Officer will be required to work shift work, weekends, and holidays.  The Kenora Jail is located at:1430 River Drive, Kenora (Please click on address link for a map of where the jail is located).  This position requires working with and providing direction to inmate helpers (and may 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 and maintain proper sanitary conditions in the kitchen area.

Posting Date:
  1430 River Dr.
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  Food Services
How do I qualify?
Mandatory Possession of Journeyman Chef's Certificate as issued by the Ministry of Colleges and Universities or sufficient acceptable experience in volume cooking
Valid First Aid and Heartsaver Certificate or the ability to obtain upon hire
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 Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills
You can identify and resolve equipment/appliance malfunctions, supply shortage, sanitation and hygiene control, and food service issues NOTE This is a continuous posting and will be posted until filled. Screening and selection processes will begin after January 27, 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.
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How to apply:
1.You must apply online: https://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/Preview.aspx?Language=English&JobID=144953
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