Current Employment Opportunities - The Regional Municipality of Halton

Job Posting

Dietary Aide


Social & Community Services


Services for Seniors –  Allendale (Milton), Creek Way Village (Burlington), Post Inn Village (Oakville)


Dietary Aide

Pay Range:

$21.09 – $22.35 per hour (OPSEU 261, 265,  282)




Applicants will be considered for interviews based on the information provided in their application to the Region of Halton including a current resume and cover letter. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration will be contacted.  ONLY online submissions will be considered.


This posting is for future part-time or casual employment opportunities.  Please specify which long term care home(s) you wish to be considered for.

Part-time and casual OPSEU employees are allowed to work at all homes (Allendale, Creek Way Village and Post Inn Village). If you wish to be considered for a multiple home arrangement so that you can pick up additional shifts, please indicate in your cover letter/resume.


Preferred Background:
Must have successfully completed or are enrolled in a Food Service Worker training program at an established college or registered private career college in Ontario. One year of related experience in a kitchen and/or servery is essential. Good organizational and interpersonal skills are required. The incumbent must be team oriented, possess effective communication skills and have a genuine desire to work with the elderly. Must have an understanding of the Residents’ Bill of Rights and Compliance Standards as set out by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.

You make a positive difference in people’s lives because you provide high quality customer centered services. You operate within a highly ethical environment and you will be accountable for going the extra mile, listening to your customers, creatively meeting needs, and always being respectful to those you serve. As a result, you will be part of a qualified and strategic team recognized widely for caring, excellence, integrity, inclusiveness and flexibility.

Working Conditions:

The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on condition that the Regional Municipality of Halton receives a current (obtained within the past six (6) months), original and acceptable Criminal Records Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Screen and a current two-step tuberculosis test (obtained within the past twelve (12) months) by the first day of employment. Must be willing to work shifts. Must be able to perform all the necessary physical tasks associated (lifting, pushing, pulling and bending) with the care and assistance of residents.


·         Provides respectful, courteous, pleasant and individualized service at all times, provides “homelike atmosphere” by getting to know the residents names, diets, consistencies, likes/dislikes, observes eating patterns, communicates concerns to Registered Nurse, Dietitian, Supervisor.

·         Re-thermalizing menu items. Is responsible for the finished quality of all products, responsible and accountable to all aspects of food safety, departmental procedures regarding sanitation and food preparation.

·         Performs cleaning, dishwashing and setting up dining room, is accountable for microbial tests conducted on servery or dining room equipment or surface areas.

·         Transports food wagons and dish wagons to and from servery. Picks up supplies and products from production, checks quality, rotates stock on hand, and discards outdated products.

·         Trains co-workers.

·         Supplies special events or functions as per requisitions.

·         Provides required documentation for all audits, food usage sheets, and ensures that any relevant information regarding the residents or the servery operation is passed on in writing via the communication book to the appropriate person.

·         Performs other related duties as assigned.




October 5, 2017



Posting Expiry:

December 31, 2017



Posting #:




Halton Region is pleased to accommodate applicants who have a disability.  Please inform Human Resources at
905-825-6000 ext. 7700 if you require a disability related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process.


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NOTE: Applications that are not submitted online will not be considered. Personal information collected through the job application process will only be used for the purpose of determining qualifications for employment.