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 Dietary Aide 

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Job Number: J0918-0721
Job Title: Dietary Aide
Position Status: Part Time
Union: CUPE 2557
Division: Long-Term Care
Facility: North Lambton Lodge
City: Forest, Ontario, Canada
Number of Positions: 1
Hours of Work:
As scheduled
Wage Rate: $22.56 - $24.66/Hour
Date Posted: November 5, 2018
Closing Date: November 18, 2018
Starting Date: December 10, 2018

The County of Lambton is an urban-rural area in southwestern Ontario that is home to over 126,000 residents. The Corporation's seven divisions operate programs and services for the residents of Lambton County such as land ambulance, provincial offences court, three Long-Term Care Homes, 26 library branches, two museums, an art gallery, archives, local roadways, public health services, housing services, social services, building services and planning and development services. Lambton County is a community dedicated to economic growth, environmental stewardship and an enhanced quality of life through the provision of responsive and efficient services and collaborative efforts with its municipal and community partners.

Position Overview

Provide residents with nutritional meals in a timely manner adhering to each individual dietary regulation. This includes setting and cleaning the dining room and kitchen and ensuring that ample amounts of food are available in the storage room.

Duties and Responsibilities

Food Service:
• Set up breakfast of cold cereals, juices and milk
• Serve hot meals and beverages to residents according to special diets
• Prepare and stock snack carts
• Write out menu boards
• Collect money from residents for meals

Dining Room Maintenance:
• Clear dirty dishes, wipe tables and reset with cutlery, plates and glasses
• Clean and restock fridges and freezers
• Put away laundry

Purchase Food and Products:
• Determine products and food required for Outreach and Meals on Wheels
• Sort, distribute and store delivered purchases
• Ensure that all programs have products needed

Clerical duties as required:
• Answer phones, take messages and track orders

• Incumbents must keep up-to-date on all relevant legislation, collective bargaining agreements, County Policies and Procedures, etc. ensuring that these are implemented as prescribed
• Incumbents must possess the physical ability to meet the duties and responsibilities of the job description and/or the requirements identified within the position's Physical Demands Analysis

These describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbents in this classification. They are not an exhaustive list of all job duties in the classification. Other duties may be assigned.

Supervision Requirements
Direct Supervision: None
Indirect Supervision: None
Functional Authority: Occasionally provide guidance, instruction and direction to students and new employees


Minimum Formal Education:
• Completion of Grade 10
• Food Handler’s Certificate
• Enrolled or completion of Food Service Worker programme – College Certificate

• No experience necessary

A valid Ontario driver's license and use of a vehicle.

The County of Lambton is an equal opportunity employer servicing our diverse communities. The County of Lambton is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. This information is available in an alternative format upon request, to accommodate individuals with a disability. Although we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Personal information required by this posting/advertisement is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 1990, CHAPTER M.56, as amended. The treatment, storage and handling of personal information is governed by the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, CHAPTER M.56, as amended and will be used in reviewing applications. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Corporate Manager, Human Resources, County of Lambton, 789 Broadway Street, Box 3000, Wyoming, Ontario N0N 1T0. Phone 519-845-0801 or Toll-free at 1-866-324-6912.