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Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance

Location: Grinnell, Iowa
Experience: Less than 1 year
Education: High School
Wage: Hourly
Type: Full Time
Shift: 1st - Day
Open: 09/13/2019
Close: 11/13/2019

Food Service Assistant
Food Service Assistant

Performs routine food service tasks under general supervision or instructions in company cafeteria; prepares side items, sandwiches, and baked goods as appropriate; operates point-of-sale cash register; and washes and cleans equipment as assigned.

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Assists in the preparation of foods such as meats, vegetables, baked goods, and desserts.

Prepares beverages, salads, dressings, sandwiches, and cold plate items.

Operates food production equipment to include slicers, choppers, dicers, mixers, vertical cutters, and other vegetable, bakery, and meat processing equipment.

Transports, serves, and replenishes food and supplies.

Prepares, displays, and stocks items including vegetables, fruits, meats, and condiments for salad bar.

Applies proper food safety procedures in preparation, serving, storage, and sanitation.

Cleans and sanitizes equipment, dishes, and serving items.

Cleans and inspects equipment, kitchen appliances, and work areas to ensure cleanliness and functional operation.

Operates and balances cash register.

Maintains dining area in a manner that is clean, well-stocked, and visually appealing to meet the needs of the customer.

Cross trains as back up to all areas of nutrition services.

Assist in monitoring work and training employees in proper techniques and in the use of supplies, materials, and equipment as appropriate.

Ability to provide the Hepatitis B series shot record is preferred.

High school education and related experience in food and nutrition; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Possess the Serve Safe Food Handler certification or complete within the first year of employment.

Work requires the ability to read and follow instructions.

Understanding of proper sanitation procedures.

Good communication skills and ability to follow instructions.

Ability to operate various cooking equipment (and meet state age requirement for operating equipment as warranted).

Working knowledge of commercial kitchen equipment (ovens, cook tops, deep fat fryers, steamers, etc.), including their proper use and their safety precautions preferred.

Ability to work in a harmonious manner with co-employees, supervisor, and customers with tact and courtesy.

Ability to keep a regular work schedule and maintain regular, predictable attendance.

Ability to accept supervision.

Working conditions and physical efforts

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 use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms.

The employee frequently is required to walk and stand.

The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop or kneel or crouch; and talk or hear.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near hot surfaces or with hot food products and occasionally is exposed to fumes in a hot or humid environment.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Exposure to various foods (raw and cooked), cleaning chemicals, sharp utensils, and hazardous food preparation equipment.