Dishwasher | YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka
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JOB TITLE:
Dishwasher
YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka
Geneva Park, ON

DEPARTMENT:
Food Service

PLACEMENT:
Part Time – Days, Evenings, Weekends

ABOUT THE YMCA OF SIMCOE/MUSKOKA:
The YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka currently serves over 125,000 people in Simcoe and Muskoka Counties in Central Ontario.

With a staff complement of 900+ full and part-time staff, combined with over 1,000 volunteers and donors, and an operating budget of $33 million, the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka serves over 30,000 annual members and participants through its eight membership centres in Barrie, Collingwood, Gravenhurst, Innisfil, Midland, Orillia, Parry Sound, and Wasaga Beach; 3,000 Child Care families across a number of communities; registers 4,000 day campers in addition to 800 residence campers at YMCA Camp Kitchikewana on Beausoleil Island; over 15,000 people through leadership development, outdoor education and family programs at YMCA Geneva Park; and counsels over 20,000 people in several employment centres, including Huntsville and Parry Sound.

As our Mission Statement affirms, “The YMCA is a charity that excels in strengthening our communities by providing opportunities for all to grow in Spirit, Mind and Body.” Our Vision is to be recognized as the community leader in lifelong health and personal growth.

GENERAL FUNCTION:
Washes dishes and maintains cleanliness of kitchen.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Washes dishes, pots and pans following meals.
• Cleans dishwashing machine, pot sinks, ceramics, grills, freezers.
• Sanitizes all stainless steel hoods, holding racks, grills, ovens and freezers.
• Sanitizes all garbage containers.
• Fills milk machines.
• Puts garbage and material for recycling in proper bins.
• Sweeps and mops kitchen floors, store rooms, staff bathrooms and walk-in fridge.
• Assists in the receiving and storage of stock and ensures proper rotation.
• Cleans and disinfects the garbage shed.
• Launders the rags.
• Undertakes other reasonable tasks in support of YMCA Geneva Park, which the General Manager may assign from time to time.

JOB KNOWLEDGE:
• Secondary Education
• General knowledge of kitchen equipment
• Previous experience in dishwashing and stock keeping an asset
• Proven Customer Service Experience
• Experience in supervising, motivating and delegating
• Clear Police Reference Check

COMPETENCIES:
Commitment to Organization Vision and Values: Demonstrates and promotes a personal understanding of and appreciation for the mission, vision, strategic outcomes and values of the YMCA. Supports YMCA philanthropic endeavours by donating and committing time to assist with fundraising efforts.

Communication/Listening: Communicates in a thorough and timely manner and supports information sharing and goal achievement. Writes succinctly and clearly. Gets ideas across in writing effectively.

Concern for Health and Safety: Acknowledges and understands how to manage and educate others of risk and harm reduction. Acts promptly on all risk, health and safety concerns. Demonstrates a knowledge of required protocols and ensures their implementation.

Diversity: Appreciates that people with different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics bring a richness to the challenge or situation at hand. Demonstrates respect for people of diverse backgrounds. Promotes fairness and respect of all individuals.

Integrity: Demonstrates responsible behavior at all times and maintains high ethical standards. Keeps confidences. Complies with both the letter and the spirit of the law. Does not blame others for his / her mistakes.

Self Management: Works independently within prescribed parameters, can discern the relevance of issues and communicate them effectively to their supervisor. Works independently with minimal supervision and is disciplined in setting priorities and outcomes. Accomplishes critical tasks despite organizational obstacles, time pressures, role ambiguity or limited resources. Identifies and assesses difficult situations and can discern the level of guidance and resources required to resolve them.

Service Orientation: Deliberately identifies and creates opportunities to enhance each and every person’s YMCA experience. Recognizes a service problem and acts on it quickly. Takes initiative to expand and enhance the service opportunity.

Leadership: Takes decisive action when required. Takes appropriate risks when required. • Problem Solving: Responds quickly to problems which threaten YMCA quality and service.

 

Qualified candidates who wish to be considered are invited to send a resume and cover letter to:

Andy Goetz, Executive Chef
YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka
Fax: 705-325-9633
Email: andrew_goetz@ymca.ca

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest in this position; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.