Social and Community Services
At the Region of Halton, we treat everyone with respect, honesty, fairness and trust. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Halton is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
This is a permanent full-time position working 35 hours per week.
Halton Region serves more than 595,000 residents throughout Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville. We are committed to the delivery of high quality programs and services that make Halton a great place to live and work.
We are proud to operate three quality child care centers where our employees provide a meaningful contribution to the lives of children and families. The Regional Child Care Centers provide an enriched child care environment that nurtures and foster’s each child’s development by providing the highest quality programs in an inclusive setting.
As an employee, you will be part of a progressive, service-focused and award winning employer with a diverse and inclusive work environment. You will make a meaningful contribution on the lives of children by providing quality care in a family-like atmosphere.
The successful candidate will possess a minimum of Secondary School Graduation Diploma with 3 -5 years’ experience in quantity food preparation, preferably in an educational setting. “Certified Food Handler” certificate and Standard First Aid with CPR-C are mandatory. Cooking degree or diploma from a recognized college or university, as well as additional courses in child care or child development would be preferred. The candidate will have a working knowledge of requirements set forth by the Child Care and Early Years Act (CCEYA) as well as, an understanding of “How Does Learning Happen?” You must have knowledge and application of Health and Safety Standards. French language or additional languages is preferred, and computer literacy is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
You make a positive difference in people’s lives because you provide high quality customer centered services. You operate within a
highly ethical environment and you will be accountable for going the extra mile, listening to your customers, creatively meeting needs, and always being respectful to those you serve. As a result, you will be part of a qualified and strategic team recognized widely for caring, excellence, integrity, inclusiveness and flexibility.
The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on condition that the Regional Municipality of Halton receives a current (obtained within the past six (6) months), original and acceptable Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Screen by your first day of employment. Must be able to perform all the necessary physical tasks such as lifting, pushing and pulling, carrying objects up and down the stairs. May need to lift up to fifty (50) pounds. Travel will be required; incumbent must provide their own transportation. The incumbent will be required to provide a copy of their driver’s license by their first day of employment.
Flexibility in work schedule for occasional evening meetings.
- Prepares and handles food to ensure food quality, safety and quantity.
- Maintains a clean and safe environment.
- Documents all information required to assess food temperature chill time and food quality.
- Develops nutritious, seasonal, and visually appealing menus.
- Maintains cost awareness in preparation and storage of all products with an emphasis on minimizing waste. Responsible for purchase of food orders, groceries, cleaning supplies and monitoring budget.
- Ensure allergies and food preferences are considered. Participates with the team in development of new recipes and products.
Maintains close ongoing communication with the Supervisor
Supervises and participates with the children in the program as required.
- Performs housekeeping duties as required.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Posted: May 19, 2021
Posting Expires: June 2, 2021
Posting #: SS-230-21
Apply Online at: Halton Job Postings
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