The Trayline/Dish Machine Operator is primarily responsible for the preparation of all food for residents, according to prescribed textures and portion sizes. In addition, he/she is responsible for keeping all kitchen equipment and the work area clean. This may include preparing, operating and emptying the dish machine; washing pots and pans, and storing supplies. All kitchen equipment must be operated safely at all times.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
No prior experience or training.
Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences. Ability to read and record numbers (ie temperatures of dish machine, reading numbers of living units to identify where the food is to be delivered).
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and often on concrete floors; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move (pushing and pulling the food carts) up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception. The vision abilities are necessary in order to see that there are no obstacles or residents in the way when moving the hot food carts; close vision is necessary to ensure the cleanliness of the pots and pans and dishware. Reaching, stooping and bending are necessary in order to load and unload items from the food carts along with storing and retrieving items from storage.
$9.00/hour, $2.00 weekend/diff