St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton Food Services Helper – West 5th Part Time in Hamilton, ON

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

Branch Hamilton ON CA

Food Services Helper – West 5th
Hamilton, ON

The Food Service Helper prepares, decants and portions food, delivers and serves meals independently in dining room utilizing dietary guidelines/restrictions….

The Food Service Helper prepares, decants and portions food, delivers and serves meals independently in dining room utilizing dietary guidelines/restrictions. Operates machines such as ovens, ware washing equipment and puts inventory away in designated areas. Maintains all work areas in a safe and sanitary condition.


  • Grade 12 education or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working in hospital food services or institutional food service operations, would be an asset
  • Food Handler Certificate preferred
  • Ability to speak, read and write English and be capable of following oral and written instructions thoroughly
  • Ability to perform the following physical demands: extended periods of time standing and walking; requirements for bending, forward reaching predominantly between waist and shoulder, lifting, pushing/pulling carts throughout the department and hospital
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and frequent interruptions
  • Ability to work independently, within designated time frames, and as part of a team
  • Ability to maintain a friendly disposition with patients
  • Neat appearance, good attendance, punctual and work record are essential
  • Ability to work in very cold (walk in freezer), cold (walk in refrigerator) and warm environment.
  • Must wear safety shoes


  • Setting up the dining areas, preparing, heating and serving meals to patients (in compliance with the diet order)
  • Maintaining work area/equipment and procedures to meet sanitation and safety standards
  • Retrieving soiled dishes, etc. from dining areas for ware washing and disposal
  • Following HACCP principles of food handling
  • Operating and maintaining ware washing equipment; using cleaning/sanitizing chemicals
  • Preparing/decanting/assembling food and special dietetic items
  • Completing inventory sheets for the clinical and production areas
  • Tempering and distribution of food items
  • Ordering supplies for clinical and production areas
  • Putting supplies/inventory away in designated areas in the department
  • Reports directly to Food Services Supervisors
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned by the supervisor

Rotating shifts – days, evenings, weekends.

Hourly: $21.48…..$22.41…..$23.33

(Plus 14% in lieu of benefits)

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Hamilton, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-01-24
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