Food Service Assistant

Central Nebraska Veterans' Home   Kearney, NE   Full-time     Food Service
Apply Now
Posted on June 20, 2020

Food Service Assistant

Salary $10.97 Hourly
Location Kearney, NE
Job Type PERM FULL TIME
Department Nebraska Department of Veterans' Affairs
Job Number 25707631
 
Closing Continuous
Description

Under general supervision from a Food Service Leader or Supervisor, performs routine work in simple food preparation, serving and cleanup tasks in a state facility.


Location: Central Nebraska Veterans' Home, 4510 E 56th Street, Kearney NE 68847
Schedule: 6:00am-2:30pm Monday-Friday with rotating weekends (Days off Thursday/Wednesday/Saturday /Sunday)
 
Examples of Work

Operate dishmachine; portion and serve foods; perform cleaning duties in dishroom and cold room; pull food carts to outlying areas; serve meals ; prepare nourishments, snacks in quantity food production. Assist with snack preparation; making sandwiches, bagging meat, bagging bread, setting up juices and fruits.

Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS: Coursework, training and/or experience in food preparation, food service or working in a kitchen.
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of: personal hygiene; basic kitchen equipment supplies and utensils; basic food stuffs such as fruits, vegetables, bakery goods, meats and poultry; food preparation procedures for salads, sandwiches, short order items and other routinely prepared foods; facility standards and procedures for the cleaning of dishes, utensils, equipment and facilities; food sanitation and food preparation schedules. Skills: Ability to read, understand and follow facility kitchen and dining room safety practice; safely use knives and handle hot equipment or utensils; follow written and oral instructions. Ability: Tolerate high temperature and high humidity; communicate effectively with facility residents, patients or members; bend, stoop, lift and carry food items, equipment and supplies