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Nutrition Porter, Inventory NDC - Toronto, Ontario


Position:                Nutrition Porter, Inventory NDC      
Site:                      Toronto General Hospital
Department:          Nutrition Services
Reports to:             Manager
Wage Schedule:     $22.82- $23.49 per hour (Start rate: $22.82 per hour in accordance with collective agreement requirements)
Scale/Grade:          Level 53
Hours:                    Up to 24 hours per week; Various shifts during operating hours 0630-1500. Must be available 3 full days per week                                    plus alternate weekends & stat holidays
Status:                   Permanent Part-Time

As a member of the Nutrition Services Department, the principal responsibilities of the NUTRITION PORTER, INVENTORY NDC include: filling orders for multiple departments/sites applying “First in First out” system when removing items from locations and bin numbers; delivering food trucks and orders to designated locations, as per established schedule, unloading and putting items in designated location; receiving and storing incoming goods, following safety precautions; performing cross-functional duties as assigned and/or required; performing other duties consistent with the job classification, as assigned and/or required.


  • At minimum, completion of high school or recognized equivalent
  • Completion of a Food Handlers course an asset (on the job certification provided)
  • 3 months to less than 6 months practical and related experience and/or 3 months to less than 6 months on the job training
  • Must be able to understand verbal work orders and instructions
  • Must be able to read/understand short notes, brief forms, read invoices, orders and memos
  • Ability to perform duties in a professional and courteous manner and produce high quality work while meeting deadlines in accordance to UHN code of conduct standards
  • Exercise initiative and good judgment with ability to multi-task
  • Compliance with confidentiality requirements under UHN Privacy Policy
  • Effective organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Knowledge of applicable legislative, UHN and/or departmental policies
  • Client service oriented, with the ability to effectively work with diversity and appreciate that people with different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics bring richness to the challenge or situation at hand
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job: able to lift 11 kg to 20 kg
  • Must be able to tolerate a cold environment; in a refrigerated work area;
  • May be required to work rotating shifts,
  • Will be required to work on weekends and statutory holidays
  • May be required to work at multiple areas as well as rotating shifts in emergency situations

POSTED DATE: December 19, 2019                 CLOSING DATE: Until FIlled

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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