City of Thunder Bay

Food Service Worker

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(2/9/2024 12:01 AM)
Competition Number
Community Services
Posting Category
Pioneer Ridge
Job Type
Number of Positions
Pioneer Ridge
CA-ON-Thunder Bay
CAD $24.72/Hr.
CAD $25.17/Hr.
Pay Band
Closing Date
July 31, 2024

The City of Thunder Bay provides exceptional quality of life to those who live, work, and play in Thunder Bay – a culturally vibrant, economically diverse community with a metro population of over 120,000. Located on the north shore of Lake Superior, under the protective watch of the Sleeping Giant, Thunder Bay is rich in people and resources, and connects Northwestern Ontario to the world. We value our high quality of life and promote a clean, green, beautiful, and healthy community that provides economic opportunity, respects diversity, and provides affordable and safe neighbourhoods that are accessible to all.


The City of Thunder Bay is a place where art, culture and nature come together!


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Job Description

The Corporation of the City of Thunder Bay

has a rewarding opportunity for a

Food Services Worker!


Located on the beautiful shores of Lake Superior, Thunder Bay is the sunniest City in Eastern Canada and a four-season outdoor playground. The urban centre enjoys green spaces, parks, and wilderness and is also considered a cultural capital with a thriving visual and performing arts scene.  As the most populous municipality in North-western Ontario, Thunder Bay is the region's commercial, administrative, and medical "hub", and is home to a variety of educational institutions.  Thunder Bay continues to pursue growth and development opportunities on behalf of its diverse community.


As a Northerner, an exceptional superior lifestyle awaits you for work and play. Shorter commutes provide work-life balance and the opportunity for the outdoor enthusiast to discover a richness of wilderness only moments away.  Thunder Bay offers a variety of affordable housing and a vibrant, culturally diverse community with access to fine dining and the arts, make this community a wonderful place to live, work, and raise a family. Thunder Bay has excellent schools, including publicly funded French language, French immersion, and International Baccalaureate programs, as well as Confederation College and Lakehead University.

Always striving to live up to its motto, Superior by Nature, the Corporation of the City of Thunder Bay (City) currently seeks a...


Food Services Worker - $24.72/Hr - $24.17/Hr


Once you join us, you won’t want to leave! 

If you already live here, we can’t wait for you to join our team!


The Opportunity

This position is responsible for pre and final preparation of foods, service to residents, staff, patrons (Meals on Wheels, Jasper Place, Grace Remus Daycare, etc.), special functions, and catering, and cleanliness of work areas, according to the shift assigned.

If you truly enjoy cooking or catering for a long-term care home, supportive housing, daycare, or a meals on wheels delivery program, then come join us!


Key responsibilities:

  • Serves meals to residents staff and patrons, maintaining quality, portion control and attractive presentation following pleasurable dining best practices, including therapeutic and texture modified diets; observes, records, and reports concerns to Supervisor or designate in accordance with Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care standards.
  • Responsible for sanitary food handling and correct storage of food materials.
  • Operates all food service equipment including the cash register.
  • Maintains cleanliness of the work area and equipment.
  • Responsible for careful operation and use of all equipment, follows recommended utilization of supplies, and chemicals and reports hazards and equipment defects.
  • Loads and moves dishes to and from kitchen and dining areas.
  • Washes dishes, utensils, cutlery, pots, pans, steam kettles etc.
  • Provides courteous and tactful customer service to residents, families, staff, visitors, and other patrons.

The Ideal Candidate

This position requires:

  • Grade ten education or equivalent; and
  • Current Safe Food Handling certification approved by the Thunder Bay District Health Unit; and Completion of or enrollment in a food service worker training program approved at a college of applied arts and technology or a Food Service Worker program provided by a private career college or otherwise meets the training and qualifications requirements under Reg. 246/22 of the Fixing Long Term Care Act ; or
  • Has appropriate skills, knowledge and experience in the fields of institutional, health care, restaurant or hospitality food service to perform the duties required of the position.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Demonstrated ability to practice good lifting and safety and sanitation techniques
  • A genuine interest and understanding of the needs of the frail and elderly is required
  • Must be competent within the meaning of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Preference may be given to those candidates who have previous food service experience in a health care setting (long-term care, retirement home, hospital)

For a full detailed description of position, please click on the following link: Food Services Worker


Why Work for the City of Thunder Bay (CTB)?

If you work as a Food Services Worker, you work for the municipality of the City of Thunder Bay.

When you work for the City of Thunder Bay, you are part of our team, and here you can:

  • Experience your importance,   
  • Unleash your potential,
  • Know your work matters,
  • Embrace diversity,
  • Make a difference,
  • Join a dedicated team, and
  • Build community.

Learn more about the top reasons to work at the CTB:


Great Tangible Benefits

As a Food Services Worker you will be in receipt of the following amazing benefits:

  • competitive salary
  • employee family assistance program (EFAP)
  • employee wellness program
  • corporate training & leadership development
  • tuition reimbursement program (continuous learning)
  • career progression opportunities

Beautiful Thunder Bay

Learn why Thunder Bay is such great place to live and work:

Watch this video:  Thunder Bay

General Information:


As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Thunder Bay encourages applications from Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minority groups, women and members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community.


ONTARIO HUMAN RIGHTS CODE:  It is a contravention of the Human Rights Code of Ontario to discriminate on the basis of: race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, age, record of offences, gender identity or gender expression.  Therefore, a resume submitted to the City must not include references to any of the above characteristics.  Do not include: 

  • Photos
  • Any certificates that have photo identification
  • Driver’s licences
  • Police records checks

Note: The above documentation will be requested by the Human Resources & Division should you be the successful applicant.  If a Criminal Record Check is required it will be requested by Human Resources should you be the successful applicant.  Please do not submit your Criminal Record Check with your application.


ACCOMMODATION:  Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process.


PRIVACY: Personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, c. 302, as amended, and will be used to determine eligibility for employment. Questions about this collection of personal information should be directed to the Human Resources & Corporate Safety Division, 125 Syndicate Ave Suite 42, Thunder Bay, Ontario, P7E 6H8, Telephone: 625-3866


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