Food Service Worker - Part-time, Benefit eligible

Department:Health Department
Division:Senior Services
Open Date:May 18, 2021
Salary Range:$12.19 – $18.81/hr (Salary negotiable depending on qualifications/ experience)
Minimum Age:18
Number of Openings:1
Employment Type:Part-time: 24 - 29 hrs/wk

Open Until Filled

Job Description

General Purpose
Performs routine tasks in meal pick-up, delivery, and set-up, for meal services at a senior activity center and Meals on Wheels routes.
Example of Duties

(Any one position does not include all of the duties listed; nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class).

Travels to designated location to pick-up meals; monitors food temperature to ensure meals are maintained at required temperature levels. Complies with food health and safety codes, rules, and regulations. Delivers meals to senior activity center; assists with meal set-up; serves meals to clients in a friendly, professional and efficient manner; assists with clean-up; assists with meals delivery.

Cleans and fuels vehicle; informs appropriate staff of needed maintenance and repairs on van; maintains cleanliness within the vehicle; responsible for preventative maintenance on vehicles; keeps records of vehicle mileage. Operates a motor vehicle in a safe manner and in compliance with all Utah laws and regulations. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

No minimum education or experience required.

Preference for paid work experience in the customer service field and/or the food service field.

Preference for fluency in Spanish and English (fluency defined as proficiency level in both languages as evidenced by the ability to verbally interpret from English-to-Spanish and from Spanish-to-English, as well as the ability to translate written documents from English-to-Spanish and from Spanish-to-English).

 

Must possess a valid driver license and must operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner; new employees with an out-of-state license must obtain a valid Utah Driver License within sixty (60) days of hire date (exceptions for military personnel and their dependents). 

Special Qualifications

Must be at least 18 years of age.

Must pass a criminal history background investigation.

Must have a food handlers permit upon hiring.

Employees driving a personal or a County vehicle for job related travel must possess a valid driver license and must operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner; new employees with an out-of-state license must obtain a valid Utah Driver License within sixty (60) days of hire date (exceptions for military personnel and their dependents). Employees driving a personal vehicle while on county business must maintain the minimum vehicle liability insurance as specified in the Utah Code.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Working knowledge of: proper food storage and preservation practices; proper food handling sanitation and safety; department policies and procedures; health codes, rules, and regulations related to food service. This position may require the driving of a motor vehicle; skill in operating a motor vehicle in a safe manner; ability to insure motor vehicle is operating in a safe manner; knowledge of Utah motor vehicle rules and regulations.

Ability to: properly use kitchen utensils and equipment; maintain a sanitary and efficient food preparation/service area according to all County health regulations; lift, carry, and otherwise move objects weighing at least 75 lbs.; work sustained periods of standing, walking, lifting, and continuous movement; communicate effectively (verbally and in writing); safely operate a motor vehicle; follow written and oral instructions; establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, other employees, site volunteers, patrons, and the public.

Important Information

Proof of insurance and motor vehicle report required.

Davis County is a drug-free workplace. All successful applicants for positions in the County must successfully pass a drug screen prior to employment. 

 

Location: South Davis Senior Center, Bountiful.  Subject to change as business needs change.

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