Part Time Kitchen Assistant – more than 1 required

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Published
November 23, 2021
Location
Ottawa
Job Type
Competition #
59/21
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Ottawa Booth Centre
Salary Range:
$14.42 per hour
Address:
171 George Street
Posting Expires:
December 6, 2021
Applications Accepted By:
Human Relations Department: jobs@saobc.org, Fax: 613 241-2818

Description

Assists, at the Cook’s direction, the prepping and serving of all meals.  Ensures the food preparation areas and dining room are clean and hygienic, all food are stored safely and all food-handling techniques are followed.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists in preparing and serving meals as directed by the Cook
  • Cleans the dining room, kitchen, prep area, storage room which includes the floor, tables, chairs, beverage area, mug and utensil storage area and floors
  • Complete inventory of received goods, sort and safely store all items as per standards
  • Rinse and process dishes, utensils, trays etc. through dishwasher, ensuring a continual adequate supply is available for use
  • Removal of garbage and cleaning of bins
  • Carry out any other duties as assigned within the job classification

Health and Safety:

  • Adheres to all health and safety policies and procedures in place; complies with all instructions from the employer concerning health and safety as per the Occupational Health and Safety Act and WSIB
  • Ensures all procedures, rules and guidelines for the safety and security of clients and staff are enforced and respected
  • Must wear non-skid CSA approved Safety Shoes

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • The job requires a frequent amount of standing, preparing foods, moderate amounts of lifting, cutting, chopping, carrying supplies and walking
  • Regularly required to lift and carry items up to 10 pounds unaided
  • Occasionally required, with help, to lift and move up to 50 pounds
  • Occasionally required, with the aid of proper equipment, to push/pull skids of food up to 200 pounds
  • May deal with angry and abusive clients
  • May encounter verbal abuse

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of a high school diploma; successful completion of a recognized certificate in cooking and/or meal prep a strong asset
  • Current certification in - City of Ottawa approved Safe Food Handlers

EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge and proven ability to carry out basic cooking techniques
  • Less than 2 years recent experience working in an institutional kitchen setting preferably serving a marginalized/vulnerable population

SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES:

  • Good organization skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Non-skid CSA approved Safety Shoes are required
  • Ability to undergo applicable screening and background checks successfully that are satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion (i.e., The Salvation Army Abuse Registry) and provide an original copy of a Background Check screening
  • Ability and willingness to develop an understanding and support for the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities

HOURS:  1-Saturday and Sunday 6:30am – 3:00pm

2- Saturday to Monday 10:00am – 6:30pm

 

 

In support of our commitment to a healthy and safe workplace and community, The Salvation Army (TSA) has a vaccination requirement for all employees in Canada.  The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on the condition of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and will be required to provide proof of full vaccination, prior to their employment start date. The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to provincial/territorial human rights legislation. If the candidate is unable to vaccinate for a reason protected by the Human Rights Code, a request for accommodation can be submitted and written proof satisfactory to TSA will be required.

 

The Salvation Army offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment process.  If you are contacted to participate in an interview or screening process, please advise us if you require accommodation.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

You must advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

 

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