Cook 16 hour

Niagara Region - Niagara, ON (30+ days ago)

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JOB SUMMARY
Prepare, cook and portion food in compliance with therapeutic diet needs and restrictions. With the aid of recipes and menus, performs general and specialized cooking at the Senior Citizens Homes, maintaining high standards of quality production that meets the nutritional needs of the residents under the direction of the Food Services Manager. Maintain health standards as set out by relevant legislation.

EDUCATION
  • Graduation from Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • Must have Cook Level 1 papers or have Chef Training or Culinary Management Dipoma or Certificate .
  • A current Safe Food Handling Certificate from Public Health
KNOWLEDGE
  • Minimum of 1 month of current direct institutional cooking experience.
  • Good knowledge of kitchen operating procedures, food storage and safekeeping.
  • Ability to read menus and apply mathematical fractions and decimals to adjust recipes and cooking times.
  • Should have knowledge of safety and fire regulation awareness.
  • Must have a clear understanding of Canada's food guide.
  • Must possess the ability to read, write, and communicate in English.
SKILLS
  • Ability to work co-operatively with staff and residents.
  • High food standards with an interest to upgrade.
  • Good standards of cleanliness and order.
  • Reliable and conscientious.
  • Well organized and have acceptable pace to meet time schedules.
  • Must be able to exercise judgement and initiative.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Must be physically capable of performing the duties of the position.
  • Must have a good attendance record.
  • In accordance with the Corporate Criminal Record Check Policy, the position requires the incumbent to undergo a Criminal Records Check and submit a Canadian Police Clearance Certificate.
Current scheduled 16 hours day shifts. May be required to work days, evenings and nights including weekends. Must be willing and able to work up to 24 hours per week and declare availability of 32 hours per week.

Uncover the wonder of the Niagara Region and join a team dedicated to meeting tomorrow’s challenges TODAY!

Let us know why you would be an excellent team member by submitting your online application.

We thank all candidates for their interest however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Uncover the wonder of the Niagara Region and join a team dedicated to meeting tomorrow’s challenges TODAY!

Let us know why you would be an excellent team member by submitting your online application.

We thank all candidates for their interest however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.