FOOD SERVICE ASSOCIATE
Company: Kent General Hospital
Posted on: June 25, 2022
The Food Service Associate performs a variety of routine duties
related to the preparation and serving of food to customers. The
Food Service Associate are expected to maintain high level of
departmental sanitation including dishwashing, pot-washing, and
cleaning according to policies and procedures. The Food Service
Associate may be required to operate cash register or assist with
Essential Functions & Accountabilities:
+ Prepares and sets up cafeteria serving/patient tray lines; serves
food as directed, using proper portion sizes and serving utensils;
sets up menu board and signage reflecting current menu.
+ Assembles and delivers patient trays in accordance with written
menus, established schedules, and procedures.
+ Assembles snacks and floor supplies with proper identification,
labels, and assigns dates to all food stored in the
+ Serves as a cashier as needed, properly computing prices and
providing correct change to customers, and following the
established cash handling procedures.
+ Assists with catering services as needed, including delivery,
assembly, and clean-up
+ Complies with sanitation guidelines in department; operates dish
washing machine and washes pots and pans; assists with post-meal
+ Assists in all aspects of food services as trained and
+ All other duties as assigned within the scope and range of job
Required Educations and Experience:
+ High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required.
+ Some knowledge of foodservice operations required.
+ Demonstrated work history required.
+ Prior cash handling (Front of house retail operations only. Not
required for back of house.)
+ Basic computer literacy is required.
+ This position is required to work weekends and holidays.
+ Prior food service experience in preparing or packaging food
and/or serving food products, prior cash handling.
+ History working with public
Special Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities:
+ Customer Service oriented
+ Food Safety Training
+ HACCP training
+ Proper hand washing skills
+ Must be proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English.
Environmental and Physical Requirements:
Works with hot plates, pots and pans, steam tables; exposed to burn
hazards, wetness, odors; works with cleaning and sanitizing
chemicals; works with kitchen tools and machinery. Safety protocols
Occasional (1-33%): Squatting, Climbing, reaching above shoulder
height, Crouching, Kneeling, lifting 50 pounds, pushing 35-45
pounds' cart or tilt truck, Pulling 35-45 pounds' cart or tilt
Frequent (34-66%): Bending, Walking, Reaching, Gripping, Carrying
Constant (67-100%): Standing
Essential Functions: Standing, Walking, Bending, Gripping, lifting
50 pounds, carrying 50 pounds, pushing 35-45 pounds' cart or tilt
truck, Pulling 35-45 pounds' cart or tilt truck
Tasks Not Required: Sitting, Crawling, Climbing
Required Personal Protective Equipment: Goggles, steel mesh gloves,
vinyl gloves, slip resistant shoes, dust mask, hair restraints.
Keywords: Kent General Hospital, Wilmington , FOOD SERVICE ASSOCIATE, Hospitality & Tourism , Dover, Delaware
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