Food Service Worker - Part-Time


Food Service Worker 

Reports To: HDM/Site Manager 

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Assignment Category: Part-Time

Department: Nutrition

Hours per day: 5 hrs

Pay: $18/hr



Under supervision, performs a variety of kitchen and food preparation duties in support of the Congregate and Home Delivered meals programs offered through Serving Seniors. Coordinates kitchen activities at the Congregate Site, including heating/re-heating, preparing, serving fresh and pre-packaged meals; ensures a clean and sanitary work area and complies with food preparation standards.



  • Prepares meals for on-site dining or meals delivery; prepare both fresh and frozen meals, defrost

prepackaged meals, cook/heat entrees and assemble meals; assist with packing and loading

meals for transport; assist in serving meals to on-site participants.

  • Coordinates efforts of kitchen volunteers; provide guidance and instruction on meal preparation

procedures and standards.

  • Maintains food service areas, facilities, and equipment in a clean and sanitary condition; wash and properly store dishes, equipment, and utensils.
  • Maintains documents and records pertaining to food preparation standards, kitchen procedures.

and the Nutrition Program.

  • Inspects weekly/bi-weekly food and supply deliveries and food/non-food inventory and storage for quality, quantity, and accuracy. Ensure that all food and supplies are properly stored.
  • Participates in nutrition education activities/meetings in support of the Nutrition Program.
  • Other related duties as required.



  • Previous experience working in a kitchen preferred
  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred 



  • Basic knowledge of food service and sanitation standards.
  • Good English skills and the ability to interact effectively with customers and other
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds
  • Must be able to load, transport, and deliver meals


Physical Requirements

Candidate must be able to stand for duration of shift, stoop, kneel, grasp, safely lift up to 25 pounds throughout shift, read temperatures, see and comprehend visual information.


Salary Description



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