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At Parkwood Seniors Community, we seek to nurture the mind, body and spirit of residents through a culture of kindness, building ‘a community for all’. We are a charitable, non-profit, organization comprised of 18 independent Garden Homes, 78 Retirement Residential Suites with Assisted Living services and an 96-bed Long-Term Care home. We welcome you to join us! If you want to work in a team-based environment with others who enjoy what they do and treat each other with kindness and respect, look no further. We provide all new team members with guided orientation and onboarding, and opportunities for team appreciation, individual recognition and growth and development. Indeed, kindness lives here.

Position Summary:

Parkwood Seniors Community is recruiting a dynamic, enthusiastic individual to join our team! The Cook position helps perform dietary and food service routines which ensure residents consistently have high quality, delicious food for every meal.

Reports to:

Director Food Services

Assets and Qualifications:

  • Cook’s papers or in process of completing within 3 years of start date
  • Minimum Requirements: Food Service Worker Certificate or in process of completing within 3 years of start date
  • Safe Food Handling Certificate required
  • Full vaccination status is required – 3 doses
  • Previous experience in cooking in a LTC facility is an asset
  • Understanding of HACCP
  • Ability to work independently or as a team


  • Completes preparation and production of food items according to production sheets
  • Order, receive and store food supplies as assigned
  • Follow Ministry of Health guidelines for safe food handling and infection prevention and control procedures
  • Keep work area clean and tidy
  • Report any immediate or potential hazards to the department director
  • Wash pots, pans and/or dishes as assigned
  • Make decisions and give direction to Food Service Workers in the absence of the Director Food Services

Shift Information:

Shift type: Casual Hours: 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. to 6 p.m.- (weekdays/weekends/holidays) Schedule:
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Ability to provide effective service in French (proficient in conversational French for activities of daily living) is considered an asset.

If you require accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and assessment process, per the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005, please speak with the hiring contact. Fairview Parkwood Communities will be pleased to support you.

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