Food Service Assistant I

Nutrition Services-SJ


Variable Shift

variable, weekend & holiday rotation




This position provides indirect care for patients through food preparation, delivery and service in accordance with State and Federal regulatory standards.  The individual is responsible for preparing and serving food products using safe and sanitary food handling practices while maintaining equipment/work areas as directed.  Other duties include pot/pan washing, dishwashing, sweeping/mopping of floors, and equipment disassembly, cleaning/sanitizing and reassembly, inventory stocking and set up of special events.



High School diploma/GED preferred.  Ability to read at an 8th grade level and perform mathematical computations at a 6th grade level, as documented by successfully passing a math and reading test.  Minimum of 6 months food service experience preferred.  Food service in a restaurant setting preferred.  Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build cooperative working relationships with all staff members, patient families, and visitors required. Strong ability to work as a team required. Strong written and verbal communication skills required.  Ability to reach, bend, twist, handle objects and lift/carry up to 60lbs.  Pushing/pulling food cards up to 300lbs. Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time required.