City of Thunder Bay

Child Care Cook - Casual

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(3/29/2024 12:01 AM)
Competition Number
Community Services
Posting Category
Child Care Centres
Job Type
Number of Positions
CUPE Local 87
All Locations
CA-ON-Thunder Bay
CAD $23.02/Hr.
CAD $28.13/Hr.
Pay Band
Closing Date
June 30, 2024

Job Description

The Corporation of the City of Thunder Bay

has a rewarding opportunity for a

Child Care Cook (Casual)

Work Location: Thunder Bay


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!


The Opportunity

As a Child Care Cook with the Corporation, you will work at municipal child care centre that promotes a balance of stimulation and relaxation, which provides the basis for children's learning, development, health, and well-being.  Children are valued as individuals that are competent, capable, curious, and rich in potential. Each centre focuses on children first, and aims to foster learning around belonging, engagement, expression, and well-being.


The Child Care Cook, provides meals and snacks, performs housekeeping and laundry duties, and assists with the care of children.


The role reports to the Program Supervisor, Child Care Centre and has the following accountabilities:

  • Plans and prepares meals and snacks in accordance with the Canada Food Guide and ensures that food supplies are maintained.
  • Ensures food supplies are maintained within the established budget.
  • Performs housekeeping and laundry duties.
  • Ensures that health and safety procedures are maintained.

Ideal Candidate

  • Secondary school graduation; or
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Successful completion of a safe handling training course (Level 1)
  • Experience cooking and planning menus for large groups
  • Knowledge of the Canada Food Guide as it relates to the Child Care and Early Years Act.

For a full detailed job description, click here


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

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 an employee with the Corporation you will be in receipt of the following amazing benefits:

  • competitive salary
  • free parking
  • matching pension plan (optional)
  • 4% paid vacation
  • employee family assistance program (EFAP)
  • employee wellness program
  • corporate training & leadership development
  • career progression opportunities (with possibility to transition to part-time/full-time)

Beautiful Thunder Bay!

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


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


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


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