Job description
The Ministry of Education, Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch Milton Campus (Ernest C. Drury School for the Deaf and Trillium Demonstration School) operates school/student lodging programs with the tradition and reputation for meeting the academic, personal, social, emotional and developmental needs of the individual children. Are you looking for an opportunity to grow professionally? If so, consider this opportunity, where you will enjoy varied work and challenging responsibilities.

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the "How to apply" section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

  • Assist in the preparation of food.
  • Serve prepared meals.
  • Maintain cleanliness of food services area, equipment/utensils.
  • Ensure that food services equipment and supplies are used and stored in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Perform other duties related to the operation of a large school cafeteria.
  • Availability to work on-call hours as required.

How do I qualify?

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience working in a large volume food services environment.
  • Experience operating commercial /institutional food preparation equipment.
  • Knowledge of food handling/preparation techniques and sanitation standards.
  • Knowledge of basic food preparation including the ability to prepare simples meals, soups, salads, sandwiches, etc.
  • Knowledge of good hygiene and health and safety regulations.
  • Completed Food Handlers Certificate or willingness to obtain.
  • Ability to work shifts and perform physical work.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to communicate in American Sign language (ASL) or willingness to learn.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary - Irregular On-Call, duration up to 10 months, 255 Ontario St S, Milton, Central Region, Vulnerable Sector Check

Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union

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Health and Social Services

Posted on:
Friday, September 23, 2022

  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Corporate Talent Programs Branch, Talent and Leadership Division to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

    A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.


Ministry of Education