Job Category: Community & Social Services
Division & Section: Children's Services, ChildSvcs TO Early Learng& ChildCareSvcs
Work Location: Various - See Below
Job Type & Duration: Part-Time, Indefinite
Hourly Rate and Wage Grade: $24.39 - $26.72
Shift Information: On an as required basis; up to 70 hours bi-weekly
Affiliation: L79 Unit B PT
Number of Positions Open: 5+
Posting Period: 13-Sept-2021 to 27-Sept-2021
Work Location Information:
Various Toronto Early Learning & Child Care Service Centres across the City.
Information on hours of work:
Hours of work will be on an as required basis only.
Candidates are expected to have substantial availability between the hours of 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday – Friday.
Minimum 3 day availability is required, however due to the current ongoing pandemic, 5 day availability would be preferred for scheduling purposes.
Some work may be scheduled in advance or may be call-in work on the day of the shift.
There are no guaranteed minimum hours per pay period.
All successful candidates will be required as a condition of employment to undergo a pre-placement medical assessment, obtain and maintain a valid standard first aid certification including infant and child cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and clear a Vulnerable Sector Police Reference Check.
Prepares food and beverages by cleaning, peeling, mincing, cutting, chopping, mixing, assembling, portioning, measuring ingredients, packaging and labelling etc.
Serves food according to portion control and serving temperature guidelines for all age groups.
Receives, checks, records, sorts, stores and retrieves food; cleaning; paper and other supplies to and from proper storage areas. Lifts and carries items. Maintains storage areas.
Takes temperatures of food, refrigerators, freezers and dishwasher and reports temperatures that are not in the proper range to the supervisor.
Rotates food according to First-in/First-out (FIFO) method and expiry dates; maintain regular inventory and emergency supplies; and informs supervisor on purchasing requirements.
Loads carts with dishes, utensils, containers and trays necessary for service and delivers to dining and service areas.
Delivers food supplies and food to dining/serving and preparation areas and/or units. Collects and disposes of leftovers and waste from these areas.
Cleans and clears tables at the start and completion of meals and removes all dirty dishes and flatware, pots and pans to washing area.
Cleans and sanitizes kitchen equipment and appliances such as: ovens streamers, skillets, etc. Washes, cleans and sanitizes all kitchen counters, tables, bins, refrigerators, freezers, dishwasher, dining room furniture, shelves, carts, trolleys, and any equipment used in the preparation of food and in serving areas.
Selects and mixes all required cleaning solutions according to WHMIS Legislation and Health and Safety Codes and wears PPE where indicated.
Washes all dishes, flatware, pots and pans using dishwashers, pot washers, and /or sink. Checks and documents temperatures, ensuring they are at appropriate ranges for these activities.
Wash linens such as aprons and towels used for food preparation and service in the washing machine.
Sorts and disposes of garbage according to the recycling program in effect. Bags, removes and transports garbage to disposal areas.
Maintains garbage cans and bins in a clean and sanitary manner.
Notifies supervisor or designate of necessary maintenance repairs and any unsafe conditions.
Locks doors, windows and/or rooms to ensure area is secure.
Attends staff meetings, in-service training and special committees as required.
Participates in food and nutrition programming activities in the classrooms with the children.
Participates in staff meetings, in-service training and special committees, as required.
Answers telephones and takes messages according to City of Toronto telephone practices.
Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:
Experience in preparing and serving food for large groups in an institutional or other food service setting.
Possession of valid Food Handler’s Certificate completed through Toronto Public Health or equivalent.
You must also have:
Understands the nutritional care needs of children (0 to 12 years of age) following various menus, diets; food preferences, intolerances and allergies; cultures; theme holidays and special events.
Ability to operate and clean various pieces of food services equipment.
Ability to read and write and follow verbal and written instructions in English
Ability to use computers, access and complete online training modules
Must have a valid email address and be able to communicate on a regular basis through email
Ability to maintain effective working relationships with staff and clients.
Fundamental knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, WHMIS, the Sanitation Code and the legislation related to this work.
Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
Ability to perform various cleaning duties.
Ability to work varying shifts and holidays, as required.
Ability to meet the physical demands of the position. Operate, lift and move various equipment, supplies and other heavy items.
Ability and willingness to provide service that enhances and respects a work culture that values diversity and is inclusive of all clients and staff.
Ability to support and implement change reflective of the City of Toronto's Action plan for Confronting Anti-Black Racism
Note: All City of Toronto employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire in accordance with the City's Mandatory Vaccination Policy.
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