Senior Resource Connection is seeking an experienced FOOD SERVICE WORKER for a full-time position located at our downtown Dayton location. Early morning hours are required. This position is also eligible for a rich benefits package including: Medical/Dental/Vision insurance, company paid Life Insurance, 401K, paid Holidays, and Paid Time Off (starting with 3 weeks’ paid vacation, sick time, personal day and volunteer time off).
We are currently paying a $10-15 per day “Hero Bonus” during the COVID-19 Pandemic. (Restrictions apply, this is a temporary bonus)
This position is accountable for providing necessary assistance to food service and preparation personnel as assigned on a daily basis. Persons fulfilling this position must be flexible and willing to perform a variety of different duties from day-to-day
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
1. Assists food service personnel with various aspects of food preparation.
Prepare main entrees as assigned.
Prepare cold food and side dishes, including vegetables, fruits, salads, sandwiches and baked goods.
Prepares dietary foods for therapeutic diets when necessary.
Packs cold foods and supplies into carryout containers.
Assists with the packing of hot foods into carryout containers for home delivered meals.
Records temperature of foods prior to transportation to congregate dining sites.
2. Participates in maintaining clean surroundings in the kitchen area according to accepted industry sanitation standards.
Cleans and washes kitchen equipment and utensils as assigned.
Mops floors and disposes of trash on a daily basis.
3. Assures efficient, sanitary and safe operation of the dishwashing area.
Completes clean up of the dishwashing area.
Reports any malfunctions of equipment as they occur.
Keep floors of kitchen swept and mopped.
Wash walls as needed and wash doors on a weekly basis.
Help in stacking stock as needed.
Rinsing and cleaning buckets and mops after using.
4. Assists with maintaining food service paperwork as required.
5. Performs other related duties as required for the effective operation of the food service area and the department.
Ability to lift up to 35 lbs.; 2 handed carrying of up to 60 lbs. which includes pushing and pulling. Can twist, grasp and grip objects as well as do horizontal and overhead reaching, bending and standing for 8 hours a day. Ability to do repetitive mixing, cutting, stirring, and other related activity associated with food prep. Can operate heavy or mechanized equipment including slicers, mixers, blenders, steam kettles, fryers and chippers.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
KNOWLEDGE OF: Food service operations, procedures and equipment; food service industry sanitation standards.
ABILITY TO: Perform basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply and divide; read and follow standardized recipes; prepare various types and quantities of nutritious foods; maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors and other agency staff; adapt to various job duties on a day-to-day basis.
SKILL IN: General food service operations.
CONDITIONS: Work on concrete flooring; in extreme cold ≤65° temperatures and in hot temperatures ≥ 80°. Exposed to wet or cold work surfaces, sharp edges on food containers, meat slicers and food processors.