Food Handler

1-Year Contract (with potential to move to permanent) Position Summary: The Food Handler is responsible for assisting the Kitchen Administrator in all aspects of the food services for the Childrens Centre and School Age programs. All aspects of the Food Handlers position will be performed while working within the framework of the Vision, Mission and Value Statements of Milestones Childrens Centre. Job Description: Assist in preparing four week rotating menus for May and November annually, taking the Canadian Food Guide and MCC policies and procedures into consideration Record temperatures for appliances and food daily Record menu changes as required Assist in preparing accurate grocery lists for the purchase of food Monitor food inventory and rotate as necessary Assist in the order or purchase food or supplies weekly, bi-weekly or as needed Assist in maintaining recipes in an organized manner Follow the health regulations as defined in the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014, the Elgin-St. Thomas Health Unit, the Fire Department and MCC policies and procedures Ensure that the kitchen is maintained in a clean and safe condition throughout the day Prepare all meals and snacks with the principals of safe food handling in mind Be available to cover Kitchen Administrator shifts when needed (hours would increase to 8 hours per day for this coverage time) Basic Requirements: Safe Food Handling Certificate Experience working in a kitchen environment Valid Drivers License, current Standard First Aid and CPR-C, Criminal Reference Check (vulnerable sector) Ability to work in a fast paced, team environment Salary: minimum$14.79/hour (starting wage determined based on experience) Hours: 22-27 hours/week, morning and afternoon shifts, Monday through Friday Start Date: September 2020 Prior to the end of the 1-Year contract, potential permanent status will be determined. If a permanent position is offered, the successful candidate will be eligible for full health benefits after 3 months of permanent employment. Please submit your cover letter and resume by August 17, 2020. Include an outline of why your skills and experience would make you a good fit for the position. Only qualified applicants will be contacted. Milestones Children's Centre is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations will be provided during the hiring process, upon request. Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract Salary: From $14.79 per hour Benefits: Casual Dress Employee Assistance Program On-site Parking Paid Time Off Wellness Program Schedule: 8 Hour Shift Monday to Friday COVID-19 considerations: Milestones Children's Centre is following all guidelines as directed by the Ministry of Education, Southwestern Public Health and the Ministry of Labour in order to ensure the health and well-being of all staff and children. Licence: Driver's License (Required) Standard First Aid and CPR-C (Required) Safe Food Handling (Required) Work remotely: No