Food Service Assistant

Central Nebraska Veterans' Home   Kearney, NE   Full-time     Food Service
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Posted on November 12, 2020

Food Service Assistant

Salary $10.97 Hourly
Location Kearney, NE
Department Nebraska Department of Veterans' Affairs

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: Fulltime: 06:30am-03:00pm, 09:00am-05:30pm or 11:30 am-8:00pm Monday-Friday with rotating weekends (Days off: TBA);Part Time: 03:45pm-08:00pm or 5:00pm-8:00pm Monday-Friday
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