Location: Reding Senior Center, 1000 SW 38th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73109
Employment Type: Part-Time (no benefits)
Prepares for and accepts meal deliveries from RSK (Red Shield Kitchen); prepares food items that will be served in addition to delivered meals; prepare dining room for meals and assists in dining room and kitchen clean-up; cleans kitchen equipment and washes dishes; sweeps and mops dining room and kitchen floors.
This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this position. The incumbent may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job description.
Food Preparation and Serving (60%)
Prepares and serves food items that will be served with delivered meal such as, but not limited to, snacks, salads, beverages and deserts in accordance with acceptable and economical cooking methods; washes and chops fruits and vegetables; prepares beverage.
Serves meals ensuring appropriate portions are provided; prepares plates for persons requiring additional assistance.
Cleaning and Janitorial (40%)
Washes, dries and stores pots, pans, plates, glasses, cups, bowls and utensils; gathers and prepares items that are to be returned to the RSK ensuring that all are properly washed and ready for pick up the following day.
Cleans tables, chairs, floors, dishes, utensils, kitchen appliances and condiment holders
Sweep and mop kitchen and dining room floor daily
Cleans refrigerators, freezers, ice machines, coffee makers, stoves and ovens
Stocks food, beverages and supplies in an orderly and safe manner
Empties trash cans and ensure they are cleaned daily
Performs all kitchen work in accordance with health regulations as it relates to food preparation, food serving and storage
Maintains orderly freezer and walk-in storage units; cleans and defrosts as needed.
Stores, refrigerates and freezes foods in a safe and economical manner; monitors expiration dates on all foods ensuring proper disposal of food with expired dates.
Maintains a high degree of cleanliness in the kitchen and dining room; ensures that all meals are prepared in a safe manner; ensures all kitchen personnel and volunteers practice proper personal hygiene; monitors the work of volunteers in the kitchen; ensures compliance with health regulations.
Coordinates with the Senior Center Coordinator for needed supplies
Performs other related work as required
Materials and Equipment
Refrigerators Freezers Kitchen Dishes and Utensils
Mop Broom General Kitchen Equipment
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of proper cooking methods and procedures
Knowledge of acceptable food storage and cleaning techniques
Knowledge of cleaning practices, methods and techniques
Ability to prepare nutritional, tasteful and safe food for large groups in a timely manner
Ability to wash dishes, kitchen appliances and equipment
Ability to properly clean kitchen and dining area
Ability to read, write and communicate the English language
Ability to cook, taste and smell food
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Education and Experience
High School diploma or G.E.D AND one year experience working in a kitchen OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities
Food Handlers License
Safeserve Training and License
Ability to meet attendance requirements
Duties are usually performed by frequent walking and/or standing, keeling or squatting
Work is performed indoors in a kitchen environment where there may be physical discomforts associated with extreme temperatures working around hot stoves/ovens or cold freezers, noise, chemicals, fumes, and the like.