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Cook - Food Services - Halton Healthcare in Oakville at Halton Healthcare

Date Posted: 1/29/2019

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Job Description

Posting #: 2019-836769

CUPE 815

Position: Cook

Department: Food Services

Status: Part-Time

Hours: Monday to Sunday, 8 hour shifts, Days 0530 - 1330  (Hours subject to change based on operational requirements)

Site: Oakville

Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we are committed to being an innovative centre of excellence in community hospital care in the Halton and Peel Regions.   We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community. 

This is what you’ll be doing:

Responsible for the production and cooking of food for Patient Food Services. Responsible for the monitoring of food quality throughout the preparation, cooking and serving process. This includes following standardized recipes, ensuring proper portion control, plating, food temperature monitoring and recording and appearance.

Maintains the cleanliness of all work areas, refrigerators, blast chiller and other equipment. Ensure that while working in all production and service areas that proper food handling and sanitation procedures are followed. Temperatures are monitored throughout all preparation and cooking processes in conjunction with HACCP guidelines.

This is what you’ll need to do it:

Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.

•         1-2 year Culinary College Diploma required.

•         Food Service experience required

•         Food Handler´s Certification required.

•         Knowledge of industrial cooking equipment required

•         Knowledge of WHMIS + HACCP regulations required

•         Experience with large-scale meal production and bulk food assembly required

•         Must be organized and detail oriented.

•         Must have the ability to prioritize tasks and multiple production responsibilities

•         Must have good interpersonal and communication skills, verbal and written.

•         Satisfactory employment and attendance record required

Salary Scale: $19.08 to $23.82 per hour

Date Posted: January 29, 2019

Internal applicants due by: February 5, 2019 


If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we'd like to hear from you.  Please submit your application via our website at directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume. 

We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.  

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process.  If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.


All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.


Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products, We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.