Deadline Date: July 3, 2020

Organization: Ministry of the Solicitor General

Division: Institutional Services

City: Any City

Job Term: Temporary (on-call contract, 5.5 months)

Job Code: C50214 - Cook 2 (COR)

Salary: $22.63 - $24.48 Per Hour*

*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU

Collective Agreement.

Posting Status: Open

Job ID: 149778

 Do you have volume cooking experience and culinary training? If so, the Ministry of the Solicitor General is looking for you to join one of our adult correctional facilities across Ontario to prepare, cook, and assemble standard and special diet meals in a conventional institutional kitchen.

We are currently seeking to fill short term on-call contracts of 5.5 months in duration. If you are interested and demonstrate the qualifications outlined below, please submit your application by clicking on the "Apply Online" at the bottom of these webpage. In your application, please specify the city (or cities) you are interested to work in.

On-Call Food Services Officer contracts may be available in the following cities: Scarborough, Brampton, Stratford, Sarnia, Hamilton, Thorold, London, Napanee, Sault Ste Marie, Fort Frances, Kenora, Monteith, North Bay, Sudbury, Thunder Bay.

Please note: These positions are on-call working 0 to 40 hours per week, and may include weekends and statutory holidays, based on operational requirements and with no minimum guaranteed number of hours per week. Position will require you to supervise and provide direction to inmate helpers.


Posting Date:
June 3, 2020
Any City
Start Date:
On-call working 0 to 40 hours per week
$22.63 - $24.48 Per Hour
Number of positions:
Days of work:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

What can I expect to do in this role?

Prepare and assemble a wide variety of food, including complete meals, restricted diets, salads, snacks and beverages in a large institution

Oversee proper handling as well as timely production and service of meals

Ensure proper storage, preparation, and portion control standards are met

Provide direction and instructions to inmate helpers

Maintain an inventory of supplies

Ensure the safety and security of helpers, staff and equipment

Maintain proper sanitary conditions in the kitchen area

Other duties as assigned



How do I qualify?


You have a Cook's certificate issued by appropriate Ministry OR equivalent acceptable experience in large volume cooking

You have a valid Food Handler Certificate (either currently OR previously certified and can obtain re-certification upon hire)

 Food Services Experience and Skills

You have extensive experience in large volume cooking and baking

You have experience preparing various diets (i.e. lifestyle, medical, religious)

You are knowledgeable in food safety practices as well as health and safety regulations

You can understand and follow corporate policies and protocols

You have communication, teamwork, and group leadership skills

You have problem-solving skills



Temporary - Irregular On-Call, duration up to 5.5 months, Any City, Anywhere in

Ontario, Vulnerable Sector Check, Credit History Check, Local Police Databases


Compensation Group: Ontario Public Service Employees Union

Schedule: 4-7

Category: Corrections and Enforcement

Posted on: Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Closing Date/Apply by:
July 3, 2020
How To Apply:

You must apply on the ontario government careers site (link below):


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