Canteen Attendant

Job ID:
Job Status:
Temporary Part Time
Job Level:
Chatham-Kent, Ontario, Canada
Principle Work Location:
Wallaceburg Arena
Eligible for Working Remotely Consideration:
Number of Positions:
Reports to:
Supervisor, Recreation Facilities
Date Posted:
January 3, 2023
Closing Date:
March 31, 2023

The Municipality of Chatham-Kent is accepting applications for future seasonal part-time Canteen Attendants at the Wallaceburg arena in the Recreational Facilities division.

About the external job registry

Resumes will be kept on file until December 31, 2022. You are encouraged to re-apply each time a new registry is made available to be considered for future openings.

Job description

Canteen attendants work at various arenas operating canteen equipment.

Essential responsibilities

  • Demonstrate Chatham-Kent’s core values and competencies
  • Operation of canteen equipment
  • Maintain concession and equipment in an organized, clean manner at all times
  • Keep items well stocked and displayed in an appealing and organized manner
  • Prepare food and drink products using proper food handling techniques
  • Clean and sanitize concession thoroughly before leaving
  • Sell tickets for public skating
  • Perform and reconcile all cash handling duties as required

Essential qualifications

  • Because of the responsibilities of this position, applicants must be 15 years of age or older
  • 6 -24 hours per week, which may include evenings and weekends as required
  • All employees will be required to complete their Health & Safety and other on-line mandatory training on or before their first day of employment; other training (including Health & Safety policies) may also be required

Other qualifications

  • Food service background and knowledge in the concession industry would be an asset
  • Knowledge of cash registers and reconciliation of cash would be an asset

Certifications, memberships, licenses

  • Standard First Aid/CPR certification an asset
  • Food Handling Certificate an asset

Work environment/hours of work

  • This position works indoors
  • This position works afternoon, evening and weekend hours

COVID-19 Vaccination

The Municipality of Chatham-Kent no longer requires a covid vaccination as a condition of employment. Although it is not mandatory to be vaccinated, it is highly encouraged.

Background check requirements

Successful candidates will be required to complete a background check prior to commencement of employment. A background check may include the following: education/certification verification and employment reference check. Because of the environment this position will be working in, the successful candidate will be required to furnish an original Police Information Search (criminal reference check) (working with vulnerable persons) prior to commencement of employment; you must be 18 years of age or older to obtain a vulnerable police check

Essential physical and/or safety requirements

  • This position works with hot areas (i.e. fryers, grills, etc.)
  • Walking: constant walking on level surface
  • Standing: frequent standing inside (customer service, food preparation)
  • Hands: frequent fine finger dexterity (movement)


This seasonal part-time position will receive vacation and statutory benefits in accordance with Employment Standards Act.


The Municipality of Chatham-Kent is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fair and accessible employment practices that attract and retain talented employees in a workplace that is inclusive, supportive, and reflective of the diverse community we serve.

Should you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources & Organizational Development (HROD) at 519-360-1998. Applicant information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Privacy legislation and will be used strictly for the purpose of candidate selection.