Food Service Assistant

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Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation District 35- Technician/Administrative/Research/Agricultural

Food Service Assistant

Ridgetown Campus, University of Guelph

Temporary full-time from September 2022 to April 2023
3 positions
Hiring #: 2022-0559

Please read the Application Instructions before applying

(Position is based in Ridgetown, Ontario, approximately two hours from the University of Guelph main campus)

Please note that this recruitment is for three (3) temporary, full-time appointments from September 2022 to April 2023.

The position of Food Service Assistant is responsible for the ongoing maintenance of the food services areas, including but not limited to cleaning, warewashing and stocking supplies.  This position will serve clients and operate the point-of-sale system while providing exceptional customer service to all. The position will read and interpret recipes to mix, prepare and assemble salads, desserts, dressings & special menu items; cooks’ pasta, potatoes, eggs, stir-fry food, makes sandwiches.  May include the use of deep fat fryers, grills, steamers and/or ovens and other kitchen equipment; records temperature, monitors and records amounts’ prepared/amounts’ left over. The position will maintain all food items at proper temperatures as instructed and responds to client requests for service, special diets, as well as other information in a friendly and helpful manner. While observing strict safety rules, the position will maintain clean and sanitary work area, especially in kitchen and dining areas which may include sweeping, scrubbing, cleaning tables, countertops, washes dishes, pots, pans, and utensils and ensure safety of food and food contact surfaces while maintaining sanitation standards. 

Requirements for the position include: Completion of Secondary School and one (1) year experience and familiarity with the specialized cooking equipment i.e., fryers, combi steamer ovens, food processor, etc., point-of-sale system and general practices related to food services.  WHMIS, Food Handlers Certificate and First Aid required.  Knife handling, customer service skills and knowledge of cleaning chemicals/equipment required. 

Classification               OSSTF/TARA, District 35 Salary Band 1
Normal Hiring Range  $17.57 – $19.62 per hour

At te University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.

Posting Date: 2022 08 03
Closing Date: 2022 08 17