Wait Staff/ Dietary Aides

Harmony Senior Services   Lorton, VA   Full-time     Food Service
Posted on November 23, 2022
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Job Description

STATEMENT OF JOB:

The Server is responsible for courteously serving resident and guest meals, and for clean-up and resetting of dining room following meal service.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Policies/Procedures/Administration
  • Maintain a good working knowledge of all dining room and kitchen responsibilities and procedures
  • Understands basic kitchen equipment operation (food processor, dishwasher, beverage machine, etc.)
  • Maintain a clean work area in the kitchen, serving area, and dining room
  • Understands proper table setting for each meal
Residents:
  • Assists residents when placing orders from the menu
  • Provide beverage service (water, iced tea, juices, milk and coffee/tea)
  • Refill salt/pepper/sugar bowls prior to and after each meal
  • Report any broken equipment or tableware to supervisor
  • Understands sit-down service and proper serving techniques
  • Has a basic understanding of food preparation (salads, desserts, etc.)
  • Knowledge of proper food storage and labeling techniques
  • Sweep, mop, and vacuum kitchen and dining room
  • Attends required in-services and staff meetings
  • Completes all other duties assigned
  • Must be attentive to special needs of residents including: mobility deficits, memory impairment, etc.)
  • Assists with tray service
  • Follows confidentiality policies regarding release of resident information
  • Interacts in a polite considerate manner to residents, guests, co-workers and supervisors
Requirement

Requirements:
  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be in clean designated uniform during working hours and maintain good personal hygiene
  • Must be able to read and follow simple instructions
  • Must possess ability to perform simple, repetitive tasks
  • Must be able to learn quickly and apply learned principles
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and work under close supervision
  • Must be able to bend, reach, grasp, push and pull objects
  • Must be able to stand and walk for sustained periods up to three (3) hours at a time
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs on a regular basis and carry heavy objects for 20 feet
  • Must be organized and willing to work well with other team members
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule that includes evenings, weekends, and holidays
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