Food Service Assistant/Team Leader

  • Part Time
  • Personal Trainer
  • Anywhere

State of North Carolina

This position is assigned to a satellite kitchen to receive bulk food items from the main kitchen with some final preparation/cooking required. The Food Service Assistant (FSA) is to serve diets as ordered to each resident according to a pre-planned schedule. This position is responsible for preparation of some menu items and for preparing the menu for serving. This encompasses maintaining safe temperatures of food items; plating meals following specifically ordered diets; following safe food handling policies/procedures; assisting trainer staff in dining rooms as needed; providing snacks and medically ordered nourishments for residents; completing proper food storage and labeling; maintaining clean and safe kitchen environment; ordering and replinishing stock items for the main kitchen; providing appropriate interactions with residents. The FSA is responsible for washing and storage of dishes, pots, pans, utensils, and appliances in the kitchen.

Salary Grade GN01; Recruitment Range $ 15,600.00

Position 60048466 – Nutritional Services, Part-Time (20 hours per week), 2nd shift (3p – 7p), M-F and every other weekend

About J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center:

The J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center in Morganton, North Carolina is an ICF certified facility for individuals with intellectual disabilities. We provide comprehensive residential care to citizens from 37 counties in the western portion of the state. JIRDC is a caring community where professionals work with people of various ages, cognitive, & functional abilities.

The J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center is located just an hour from the Queen City of Charlotte, home of the Carolina Panthers and the City of Asheville home to the world renowned Biltmore Estate and Grove Park Inn. Our facility sits on one of the most picturesque properties in Burke County. We are nestled at the foot of the Blue Ridge and South Mountains and just minutes from beautiful Lake James. Nearby Pisgah National Forest offers outdoor adventure and fun for the whole family.


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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified applicants must document on the application that they possess all of the following.
  • The ability to read and write and the ability to learn food preparation and cleaning procedures.
  • The ability to maintain effective working relationships with employees and residents.
  • The ability to learn, understand, and follow oral and written instructions.
  • The ability to perform moderately heavy labor for extended periods of time.
  • Applicant should maintain high standards of personal cleanliness and food sanitation.

Physical Requirements:

Stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering (picking, pinching, typing), grasping, talking, hearing, repetitive motions, ability to exert up to 50 lbs of occasional force and/or up to 20 lbs of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs of force constantly to move objects. Visual Acuity Requirements: Visual acuity to determine acuity accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of assigned work.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Education and/or experience in food service that is directly related to the job and consistent with accepted practices of the trade.

Degrees must be from appropriately accredited colleges or universities.

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