Regional Municipality of Peel

  • Cook

    Posted Date 5 days ago(1/11/2019 11:47 AM)
    System ID
    # Positions
    Position Type and Status
    Regular Full-time
    Job Industry
    Healthcare and Medical Services, Hospitality, Long Term Care
    Career Level
    Post End Date
    1/18/2019 11:59 PM
    CAD $27.70/Hr.
    CAD $29.46/Hr.
  • Job Description

    Cook (Part-Time)
    Health Services – Long Term Care


    The Davis Centre Long-Term Care Home located at 80 Allan Drive, Caledon is looking for a Cook who brings passion and care to the work they do..... so why not choose a rewarding career with The Region of Peel's Long Term Care?


    What's an Absolute Requirement? Availability!


    What drives us?  Providing excellent customer service to our residents and families - it’s in the heart of what we do!  We have the unique ability to touch and make a positive difference in people's lives. If you thrive on a career built on rewarding experiences this may be the opportunity for you.


    Do you enjoy working in a fun, team-centred environment? Apply today!


    Reporting to the Dietary Supervisor (or designate) you will be responsible for preparing meals for the residents of the Long Term care Centre, the enhancement programs and the catering of special functions.



    • Prepares, cooks and or plans menu items as per posted menu and food production schedules
    • Directs Dietary Aides in the absence of the supervisor
    • Assists in the purchasing, receiving and storage of food and supplies and maintains food records as required
    • Understands basic nutrition, special diets and food safety
    • Follows Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) principles
    • Reports Health and Safety hazards
    • Maintains good relationships with the residents, staff, volunteers and visitors
    • Additional cook responsibilities as per job description
    • Provides meals to meals on wheels

    • High school diploma or equivalent is required
    • Graduate of a recognized cooking program from an accredited college or trade school is required
    • Red Seal (Cook 2) Certificate of Qualification provided by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities is considered to be an asset
    • Must be willing to complete the Food Safety Certification course, as offered by the Public Health Division
    • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in quantity/batch cooking as well as fine plating presentation in an institutional or commercial kitchen is required
    • Must have effective oral and written communication skills in English
    • Must be able to communicate appropriately with residents, staff, volunteers and visitors
    • Must be able to direct staff in the absence of the Dietary Services Supervisor
    • Must be able to participate in the preparation and implementation of a cyclical menu
    • Working knowledge of computers is required
    • Must be physically able to perform all delegated duties  

    Location: 80 Allan Crt., Caledon (The Davis Centre LTC)
    Hours of Work: 8:30AM to 4:30PM.  (No Guarantee of Hours)


    If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online and complete the attached questionnaire.


    Successful candidates hired to work within any of The Region of Peel’s Long Term Care Homes are required to provide the following information prior to hire:

    • Vulnerable Sector Police Check
    • TB Skin Testing

    It is the responsibility of the successful candidate to pay for any associated costs of the above noted checks

    About Us

    The Region of Peel serves a vibrant and culturally diverse community of more than 1.4 million residents and 163,000 businesses in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga.  Committed to service excellence, transparency in decision-making and responsible tax management, the Region delivers a wide range of municipal services that are customer-focused and cost-effective.

    The Region of Peel has recently completed a Strategic Planning process that engaged our residents and stakeholders to answer one question: “What can you imagine for the future of Peel?” All the feedback received formed the path forward and the strategic direction for the Region over the next 20 years.



    To learn more about the Region of Peel please visit our website or watch the Faces of Peel video to see how our employees impact the residents of Peel.


    Additional Information

    At the Region of Peel, we respect diversity and treat one another in ways that are fair, courteous and compassionate, recognizing everyone’s contributions. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Peel is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


    Please note that all applicants are encouraged to provide a valid email address for communication purposes.  Applicants who provide an email address for this posted position will receive all written correspondence with respect to this job posting directly to the email address they have provided on their application.  As an applicant, it is your responsibility to ensure that you check your email regularly to receive this correspondence..


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