Culinary Service Aide

Emery Place Assisted Living and Memory Care   Robins, IA   Full-time     Food Service
Posted on August 20, 2020

The Culinary Service Aide will assist in the operation of the kitchen, dining room, dish room, and related storage spaces.  Hours may vary from 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM PM and/or 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM and every other weekend as scheduled by the Culinary Service Coordinator.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve residents in the dining room.
  • Take food to other dining rooms.
  • Set and clear tables.
  • Wash dishes.
  • Clean kitchen and dining room.
  • Follow cleaning schedule.
  • Report unsafe conditions to the Culinary Service Coordinator.
  • Maintain sanitation in all areas.
  • Comply with regulations regarding hair covering and hand protection during food preparation.
  • Use personal protective equipment, as required.
  • Fill in, as needed or requested.
  • Use proper body mechanics when lifting or pushing carts.
  • Respond to smoke and fire alarm systems.
  • Answer telephone promptly and courteously.
  • Attend all bi-weekly staff in-services or mandatory meetings.
  • Attend food service meetings
  • Be a part of the safety team and committees as assigned.
  • Read the Communication Log, daily.
  • Share ideas and comments you feel would benefit the Community.
  • Fill in when short staffed.
  • Follow all Policies & Procedures and the Employee Handbook.
  • Assist with scheduled activities, as requested.
  • Uphold confidentiality of residents and co-workers according to HIPAA.
  • Comply with all state regulations as they apply to AL.
  • Complete incident report forms as necessary for residents, self, or co-workers.
  • Complete work orders when maintenance needs arise.
  • Perform cleaning duties as assigned.
  • Prepare dining room for meals.
  • Other duties/functions as assigned.


  • High school students 16 and older currently working towards a high school diploma (preference will be given to applicants with a high school diploma or GED)
  • Preferred experience with the care of the elderly
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven organizational skills
  • Professional confidentiality
  • Well-developed people skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Calm, friendly demeanor

We offer a competitive hourly wage, full benefits and many more perks!