Dietary Aide

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Closing Date
Company Name
County of Lennox and Addington

Full job description

Dietary Aide – Posting # 2023-112


Location: Food Services – The John M. Parrott Centre

Supervisor: Food Service Supervisor

Salary Range: $22.12 - $25.07 (as per the CUPE Collective Agreement)

Hours of Work: Days, evenings & weekends (as scheduled)

Closing Date: September 21, 2023

The John M. Parrott Centre is a fully accredited state-of-the-art, 168 bed long term care home, owned and operated by the County of Lennox and Addington, in the Town of Greater Napanee. We are currently seeking highly motivated and energetic people for the position of Dietary Aide.


· Must possess a current Safe Food Handler Certificate from the Public Health Unit

· Must possess Food Service Worker Certificate, or currently be enrolled in the Food Service Worker Certificate Program at a college established under the Ontario Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology Act, 2002, or Food Service Worker program provided by a Registered Private Career College and approved by the Superintendent of Private Career Colleges under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005

· Possess a secondary school graduation diploma (preferred) or equivalent

· Requires experience in using/operating kitchen equipment

· Previous experience as a food server in a dining room setting is required

· Excellent communication skills and be able to follow verbal and written instruction in English

· Requires understanding of the special needs of the elderly and Ministry of Health Compliance Standards in a long-term care setting

· Exhibit patience and tact in their daily tasks involving residents, guests and staff

· Must be in good physical health, be clean and neat in appearance and have excellent personal hygiene

· Ability to lift fifteen pounds as well as stand, walk, and bend for entire shift, as this is a very physically demanding job

· Satisfactory attendance record, subject to the requirements of the Ontario Human Rights Code


· Portion and serve correct meals to residents and guests

· Responsible for setting and clearing tables and keeping the work areas, dining room and other areas in the department clean and sanitized

· Assist in the dishwashing process and prepare and set up daily nourishments

· Must be knowledgeable of and adhere to all Public Health and Ministry of Health Dietary Compliance Standards

· Functions effectively and contributes positively to the Dietary Services Team

· All other duties as assigned

Regulated Safety Activities: Must adhere to all service area policies and procedures as outlined in WHMIS, Infection Control, Fire, Health and Safety, and other manuals and legislation.

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The County of Lennox & Addington is committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer, creating workplaces that welcome, value, and respect the diversity of employees and supports them to actively engage in the workplace and reach their full potential.

Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of applicant selection. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Resumes received after the closing date will not be considered.

Please note that accommodations are available upon request to support the participation of persons with disabilities in applying for jobs and during the interview and assessment process. If you require an accommodation, please call the County’s Human Resources Department at 613-354-4883 to discuss. We will work with you to meet your needs.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent
Part-time hours: 24 per week

Salary: $22.12-$25.07 per hour


  • Employee assistance program
  • On-site parking

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Weekends as needed

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay


  • Food Handler Certification (preferred)

Work Location: In person

Position Available
Part time
1-3 years
Job Category
Health Care


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