Food Service Worker

City of Thunder Bay

750 Tungsten StThunder Bay, OntarioP7B6R1

This position is responsible for pre and final preparation of foods, service to residents, staff, patrons (Meals on Wheels, Jasper Place, Grace Remus Daycare, etc.), special functions, and catering, and cleanliness of work areas, according to the shift assigned.

If you truly enjoy cooking or catering for a long-term care home, supportive housing, daycare, or a meals on wheels delivery program, then come join us!

Full Time

Other assisting occupations in support of health services




Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun



  • Serves meals to residents staff and patrons, maintaining quality, portion control and attractive presentation following pleasurable dining best practices, including therapeutic and texture modified diets; observes, records, and reports concerns to Supervisor or designate in accordance with Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care standards.
  • Responsible for sanitary food handling and correct storage of food materials.
  • Operates all food service equipment including the cash register.
  • Maintains cleanliness of the work area and equipment.
  • Responsible for careful operation and use of all equipment, follows recommended utilization of supplies, and chemicals and reports hazards and equipment defects.
  • Loads and moves dishes to and from kitchen and dining areas.
  • Washes dishes, utensils, cutlery, pots, pans, steam kettles etc.
  • Provides courteous and tactful customer service to residents, families, staff, visitors, and other patrons.
  • Grade ten education or equivalent; and
  • Current Safe Food Handling certification approved by the Thunder Bay District Health Unit; and Completion of or enrollment in a food service worker training program approved at a college of applied arts and technology or a Food Service Worker program provided by a private career college or otherwise meets the training and qualifications requirements under Reg. 246/22 of the Fixing Long Term Care Act ; or
  • Has appropriate skills, knowledge and experience in the fields of institutional, health care, restaurant or hospitality food service to perform the duties required of the position.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Demonstrated ability to practice good lifting and safety and sanitation techniques
  • A genuine interest and understanding of the needs of the frail and elderly is required
  • Must be competent within the meaning of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Preference may be given to those candidates who have previous food service experience in a health care setting (long-term care, retirement home, hospital)

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